Upcoming High School and Jr. Bassmaster Shore Fishing MLF Derby

Presented by Forest City and KWC Bassmasters – High School and Jr. Bassmaster Shore Fishing MLF Style Derby – free and open to all OBN HS or Jr. club members. Entry is free, free BBQ lunch, free camping on site the night before, lots of sponsor prizes coming in for this!!!! Should be a ton of fun. If any club member parents are interested in helping out that would also be appreciated. Contact info on the flyer below.

Silver Lake Multi Species Tournament Results

Great day on the water at Silver Lake and lots of different fish species to target. Congrats to Mark Biesinger and Ian Fogarty for the win!

Silver Lake – First Place, Ian and Mark

Silver Lake – Second Place, Alicia and Dave

Silver Lake – Third Place, Matt and T.J.


Meeting Tuesday May 29th, 7 pm

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 29th, 7 pm at Billy T’s Tap & Grill, 1600 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N5Y 5N7 in their back meeting room. New members always welcome, come on out and see what we’re about.

Speaker: Blake Rankie from VRX Fishing Products. Blake reps a number of companies including Lew’s reels, Angler’s Choice, Rod Glove and X Zone just to name a few.

Agenda Items:
Finalization of Jersey Orders
Stickers will be for Sale
Sign up will be open for the June 10th Silver Lake Derby
Looking for members to act as Tournament Directors at various venues

Meeting Tuesday April 24th at 7pm

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 pm at Billy T’s Tap & Grill, 1600 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N5Y 5N7 in their back meeting room. New members always welcome, come on out and see what we’re about.

Speaker: John Shields
John has been in the marine industry for 10 years with Xtreme Marine.
He is also an accomplished tournament angler.

Other Agenda Items:
Forest City Hoodies and Hats and Stickers and Jerseys Orders – bring your wallets!

Meeting Tuesday March 27th

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27th at 7 pm at Billy T’s Tap & Grill, 1600 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N5Y 5N7 in their back meeting room. New members always welcome, come on out and see what we’re about.

Speaker: Dave Chong
David is one of Canada’s most well-known and respected tournament anglers and has been a fishing guide for over 25 years. He is a strong advocate of accessible affordable fishing for all and a dedicated ambassador for both the sport of fishing and his sponsors. Dave was also recently a member of Canada’s silver medal team at the PanAmerican Bass Championships on Lake Okeechobee.

Other Agenda Items:
Forest City Hoodies and Hats and Stickers and Jerseys Orders – bring your wallets!
Membership dues for 2018 are (over)due!!

Meeting Tuesday February 27th, 7pm

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 27th at 7 pm at Billy T’s Tap & Grill, 1600 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N5Y 5N7 in their back meeting room. New members always welcome, come on out and see what we’re about.

Speaker: Dave Chong Note: Dave is Rescheduled for March Meeting
David is one of Canada’s most well-known and respected tournament anglers and has been a fishing guide for over 25 years. He is a strong advocate of accessible affordable fishing for all and a dedicated ambassador for both the sport of fishing and his sponsors. Dave was also recently a member of Canada’s silver medal team at the PanAmerican Bass Championships on Lake Okeechobee.

Other Agenda Items:
Forest City Hoodies and Hats and Stickers…
Multi-Species Event on Silver Lake
Pledge to Pitch it!
Conservation Culling Tags
Membership dues for 2018 are (over)due!!

Forest City Bassmaster 2018 Tournament Schedule

Loads of opportunities to fish this year. No excuses! Get out and try a tournament!

Open tournaments are $50 per 2 person team (includes big fish prize), 100% payout.
Forest City Club tournaments are $50 per person (includes $5 to big fish pool), 100% payout (50% – 1st, 30% – 2nd, 20 % – 3rd).

Angling Sports/Forest City Bassmasters Open Pike Tournament (Open to Public)
Victoria Day, Monday, May 21, 2018 (8 am – 3pm) – Wildwood Lake

Silver Lake Multi-Species Derby (Regular and High School Members)
Sunday, June 10th, 2018 (9 am to 4pm) (tentative) – Silver Lake, Kinloss (near Kincardine)

Forest City Bassmasters Opening Tournament (Regular Members Only)
Sunday, June 24, 2018 (8 am to 4 pm) – Rondeau Bay out of Erieau Marina

Angling Sports/Forest City Bassmasters Canada Day Open Tournament (Open to Public)
Canada Day, Sunday, July 1st, 2018 (8 am – 3 pm) – Rondeau Bay out of Erieau Marina

Forest City Bassmasters Friday Evening Tournament (Regular Club Members)
Friday July 6, 2018 (5:30 to 9:15 pm) – Pittock Lake (Boat Launch #2)

Forest City Bassmasters Wildwood Wednesday Evening Tournament (Regular Club Members)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 (5:30 pm to 9:15 pm) – Wildwood Lake

Forest City Bassmasters Lakeside Largemouth Evening Tournament (Regular Club Members)
Thursday, August 2, 2018 (5:30 pm to 9:15 pm) – Lakeside (Sunova Lake)

Forest City Bassmasters St. Clair River Tournament (Regular Club Members)
Sunday August 12, 2018 (8 am and 4 pm) – St. Clair River out of Mooretown Boat Launch (1195 St. Clair Parkway, Mooretown, ON N0N 1M0)

Hank Gibson Qualifier (Regular Club Members Only)
August 24-26, 2018 – Lake Nipissing, North Bay. Note: Entry fees are $275 Boater, $250 Non-Boater. See Ontario BASS Nation Website for full details.

Angling Sports/Forest City Bassmasters Labour Day Open Tournament (Open to Public)
Labour Day, Monday, September 3, 2018 (8 am – 3 pm) – Wildwood Lake

High School OBN Championships (High School Club Members)
September 15-16, 2018 – Lake Couchiching

Forest City Bassmasters Long Point Inter-Club Tournament (Regular Members Only, Open to other OBN Clubs)
Sunday, September 23, 2018 (8 am to 4 pm) – Long Point, Lake Erie (out of Turkey Point Marina)

Angling Sports/Forest City Bassmasters Thanksgiving Day Open Tournament (Open to Public)
Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 8, 2018 (8 am – 3 pm) – Lake St. Clair (Canadian Waters Only) out of Mitchell’s Bay Marine Park

Forest City Bassmasters Chilly St. Clair Inter-Club Tournament (Regular Members Only, Open to other OBN Clubs)
Sunday, October 28, 2018 – (8 am to 3:30 pm) – Lake St. Clair (Canadian Waters Only) out of Mitchell’s Bay Marine Park

Other BASS Tournaments Open To Forest City Members

NEW – Forest City teams are invited to participate in KWC Bassmasters Evening Tournament Series
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (4pm to 8pm), Shades Mills
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 (4pm to 8pm), Guelph Lake
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 (4pm to 8pm), Belwood Lake
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (4pm to 8pm), Conestogo Lake

NEW – Inter-Club Tournaments Hosted by Erie Bassmasters – Details to Follow

2018 National Contender Fundraising Tournament – hosted by Hamilton Bassmasters and York Bassmasters TBD

High school tournaments are being arranged via OBN and are proposed to include 3 interclub team events.