Oct 26th & 27th – High School Open Tournament – State Championship

This is for High School anglers and eighth graders only. Participants will fish as co-anglers during t the 2-day adult Pro/Am State Championship Tournament and will compete against the other High School anglers in the event for scholarship awards. Anglers will have to attend the pre- tournament meeting on October 25th.

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The event will be held on the Harris Chain of Lakes from Venetian Gardens – Ski Beach.

  • Tournament entry fee will be $100 (includes $50 Entry fee, $10 Big Bass, $10 Total Boat Weight, $10 Heaviest Sack, $10 dinner and $10 shirt).
  • The event will be Live Stream on “Florida Bass Nation” Facebook page
  • The rules for the State Championship will be posted soon.
  • Creel limit for this event will be 5-fish per angler (boater and co-angler)
  • Minimum length: 12 inches

TOURNAMENT WATERS: Harris Chain of Lakes and any rivers, creeks, and canals connecting to the chain of lakes. Only that water open to ALL public fishing will be considered tournament waters. Any waters closed to public fishing will be off limits. Please observe all Idle/No Wake Zones. Teams will not be allowed to lock into Lake Apopka or go beyond the Moss Bluff Lock on the Ocklawaha River. Fishing is permitted in Venetian Gardens, but this will be an idle zone only.

Anglers Dinner and Tournament Briefing will held Friday, October 25, 2019. This is a Mandatory Meeting. Location has not been confirmed yet and will be posted in the next few weeks.

Special Rates for this event have been arranged with the following Hotels. All rates are based on a 2-night minimum. Blocks rates are only good through Oct 1, 2019.

La Bella Inn

  • Phone # 352-343-4666 – You must mention you are with the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation
  • (Wednesday & Thursday – $69.00+Tax) (Friday & Saturday – $79.00+Tax)


  • Phone # 352-315-1234 – You must mention you are with the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation
  • $85.00+Tax

In On The Green

  • $69.00+Tax
  • Phone # 877-220-2687 – You must mention you are with the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation

Best Western Leesburg

  • $89.99 week day/week End $98.99 Fri Sat (Rates Cut Off Sept 30)
  • Phone # 352-460-0118
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