Meeting Tuesday February 27, 7 pm at East Side Marios

Bring your appetites! Our meeting on February 27th at 7 pm we will be in person in the special event area/room at East Side Marios at 94 Fanshawe Park Rd. East, London ON N5X 4C5. They’re letting us use the room free of charge providing we eat and drink (shouldn’t be too hard for this group 🙂).
We have the room from 7 (6:50 ish) to 9 (ish). Bring your appetites! Badda boom, badda bing!

New members welcome – come see what we’re about!

Agenda: TBD

Virtual Meeting January 30th, 7 pm – Speaker Ashley Rae!

Multi-species angler and fishing media personality Ashley Rae will be speaking at our next club meeting on Tuesday January 30th at 7 pm! This is one you do not want to miss, we will be inviting all Ontario Bass Nation Clubs as well as any interested family and friends. Zoom link will be sent out to club members – feel free to forward on to others interested in attending. Any perspective members are also welcome to contact Forest City through our website contact for inclusion in the meeting.

About Ashley: Ashley Rae is a multi-species angler residing in Ottawa, and is originally from the Bay of Quinte area. Over the years, she turned her passion for fishing into a full-time career through writing for various publications and websites, creating social media content and YouTube videos, speaking at events and tradeshows, working with a variety of sponsors, and more. Ashley gets out on the water by boat, kayak, and shore fishing, and also enjoys ice fishing through the winter months. Ashley’s passion for tournaments began through joining a local Bassmaster club many years ago out of Belleville. She now fishes a few tournaments each season through various organizations, and has also qualified to fish a couple of tournaments in the US in recent years.

Join Ashley for a Q&A session to discuss all things fishing, social media, sponsorships, getting involved in the fishing industry, tournaments, and more.

Angling Sports Sponsorship

Forest City Bassmasters would like to thank Angling Sports (681 Highbury Ave. N, London, ON) for their long-term ongoing support for FCBM activities. From the early days of our club, Angling Sports has been there providing us everything from meeting space, club speaker opportunities, tournament support and an abundance of product and gift certificate donations for prizes and club activities. This year is no different with Angling Sports providing prizes for our Angler of the Year race (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes) and prizes for winners of our tournaments. We encourage everyone to visit Angling Sports for their fishing needs, great selection, competitive pricing and helpful advice! THANK YOU ANGLING SPORTS!

2023 Angler of the Year – Mark Biesinger

Congratulations to our 2023 Angler of the Year winner – Mark Biesinger! This was a super tight race this year with tiebreaker rules needed to determine 1st and 2nd places, with Mark and Jeff Zeisner (finishing 2nd) tied for points at 396 each, and 3rd and 4th places with Scott Bannerman (3rd) and Jin Yoo (4th) tied at 376 each! Mark had a great season with two wins and three second place finishes. He also set a new club 5-fish bag record of 22.56 lbs!
Thanks to everyone who came out to fish tournaments this year. Special thanks to Jeromy Lee, our tournament director, and Matt Fryer who runs our TourneyX tournaments – your hard work is appreciated by all of us at Forest City Bassmasters.

Club Meeting Tuesday October 24th, 7pm

Bring your appetites! Our meeting on October 24th at 7 pm we will be in person in the special event area/room at East Side Marios at 94 Fanshawe Park Rd. East, London ON N5X 4C5. They’re letting us use the room free of charge providing we eat and drink (shouldn’t be too hard for this group 🙂).
We have the room from 7 (6:50 ish) to 9 (ish). Bring your appetites! Badda boom, badda bing!
New members welcome – come see what we’re about!

2023 Long Point

Great weather conditions for the final tournament of 2023 out of Hoover’s Marina at Long Point Bay. Congratulations to winners Mark Biesinger and Terry Wilson, with the win, big fish honors (4.91 lb) and a new club record 5 fish bag weight of 22.56 lb! Second place went to Jeff Zeisner and Scott Bannerman with 20.22 lb, and third place to Tonk King and Jin Yoo with 20.02 lb. Great day on the water!

2023 St. Clair River

Near perfect conditions on the St. Clair River led to big bags of smallmouth for our top three finishers. Congrats to Tom Johnson and Terry Wilson with the win (19.38lbs) and big fish honors (4.96lbs)! Second went to Mark Biesinger and Jin Yoo (18.65lbs) and third to Jeff Zeisner and Scott Howe (18.37lbs).