RON’S TACKLE BOX will hold an evening tournament today on the south Winter Haven chain out of Lake Summit from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sign up at Ron’s or at the ramp. Entry fee $22 per boat with 100 percent payback. Call Ron Schelfo at 863-956-4990.
THE FLORIDA RANGER/STRATOS OWNERS TOURNAMENT is Saturday on the Kissimmee Chain out of Southport Park (moved from Lakefront Park because of construction). Entry fee $125 per boat, plus optional $25 for big bass. 100 percent payback. Safe light to 3 p.m. Five-fish limit. Presented by Toho Marine & Outdoors. Call Joe Clements at 407-892-3200.
THE MOSAIC BASS CLUB will compete on Lake Mattie out of Lake Mattie Mobile Home Park Saturday. Safe light to 2 p.m. Club for Mosaic employees only. Upcoming tournaments: June 15, Crooked Lake out of Bob’s Landing; July 20, Lake Kissimmee out of Camp Mack; Aug. 3, Lake Reedy; classic TBA. Call Richard Blair at 863-844-5037.
THE THONOTOSASSA TOAD SNATCHERS will compete on Lake Parker Saturday. No membership fee. Upcoming tournaments: July 6, Hillsborough River; Aug. 3, Lake Thonotosassa; Sept. 7, new Medard Park; Oct. 5, Lake Gibson; Nov. 2, Lake Parker; Dec. 7, Classic on Lake Thonotosassa. Check www.ttsbassclub.com.
THE GREATER HAINES CITY KIWANIS CLUB is hosting its first bass tournament Saturday on the south Winter Haven chain out of Lake Shipp Park. Entry fee $60 per boat, including big bass. Safe light to 3 p.m. Contact Josh at 863-528-4663 or.
THE TAMPA PRO BASS trail will hold its season-ending classic Saturday and Sunday on Lake Istokpoga out of U.S. 98 ramp. Entry fee $80 per boat, including big bass. There will be an awards/calcutta meeting May 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chateau Elan Sebring. Call John or Wendy Taylor at 727-403-6861 or 727-789-0525, or checkhttp://home.roadrunner.com/~tampapro.
THE CAMP MACK OPEN ONE-MAN TOURNAMENT TRAIL on the Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Mack will compete Sunday. Tournaments the first Sunday of the month through October, with the classic Nov. 2-3. Entry fee $85 plus $10 for big bass. Safe light to 2 p.m. 80 percent payback each tournament, with 20 percent held for classic. Call Camp Mack at 863-696-1108.
THE WEST COAST COUPLES Bass Club will fish on Lake Weir out of the county ramp June 8. Entry fee $55, including big bass. Membership $20 per couple. 100 percent payback. Club meets in Tampa on Wednesdays before the second Saturday of the month. Call Fred Allen at 863-676-3764 or Chrissy Crocker at 813-927-0738.
THE FISHING MISFITS will hold a club tournament for members only June 8 on Lake Walk-in-the-Water. No pros or guides. For boats with 100-HP outboards and under. Membership has closed for the season. Call Harry at 863-660-2054 or Larry at 863-287-2864, or check http://mysite.verizon.net/resqxc7y/.
THE FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB will hold a tournament on Lake Griffin out of Herlong Park Ramp on U.S. 441 June 8. Entry fee $50 plus $10 for biggest speck. Individuals or partners. Seven-fish limit. 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. No membership fee. Call Harold McGhee at 813-215-9759.
THE WINTER HAVEN LUNKER LOVERS will compete June 8-9 on the Harris Chain out of Buzzard Beach. The draw meeting is June 4. Upcoming tournaments: July 7, Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Lester; Aug. 11, Lake Walk-in-the-Water out of county ramp; Sept. 8, Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Lester; Oct. 5-6, Lake Istokpoga out of Trail’s End; Nov. 9-10, Classic on Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Lester. Call Colby Cotterill at 863-581-9697 or check online at http://lunkerlovers.com.
THE BASS BANDITS will hold a two-day tournament and family barbecue on Lake Kissimmee out of Grape Hammock June 8-9. To join the club, call Joe Willis, tournament director, at 813-786-8901.
THE LAKELAND HAWG HUNTERS will fish on Lake Arbuckle June 9. Call Doug Gary at 863-559-0094.
THE SUNDAY OPEN SERIES TOURNAMENT trail will start its new season June 9 on the south Winter Haven chain out of Lake Summit. It will be the first of 10 tournaments. Entry fees $30 per boat. Safe light to 1 p.m. Call Willard Combee at 863-670-7647.
THE XTREME BASS KISSIMMEE DIVISION will be in action June 9 out of Camp Mack. Entry fee $120 per team, including big bass. One-time membership fee $35 per angler. Safe light to 3 p.m. Tony Bartels is the division director. Upcoming tournaments: July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, championship Oct. 25-27 on Lake Seminole. Championship winner receives 119 Ranger. Check www.xbseries.com.
THE NORTH LAKELAND LIONS CLUB FISHING FOR SIGHT OPEN BASS TOURNAMENT is June 15 on the Kissimmee Chain out of Port Hatchineha. Entry fee $60 per team or $32.50 for one person, plus $5 per angler for big bass. Includes ramp fee. Entry deadline June 4. 75 percent payback based on 25 teams, with 100 percent payback on two biggest bass. Safe light to 1 p.m. Free lunch provided for anglers, $6 for others. Five-fish limit. 50-50 drawing. Call Harry at 863-687-2369 to reserve a spot.
THE LAKELAND BASSMASTERS will be on Lake Istokpoga June 16. Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at the Lakeland Elks Lodge at 7 p.m. New members are welcome. Upcoming tournaments: July 21, East Lake Toho; Aug. 18, Kissimmee Chain; Sept. 22, Harris Chain; Oct. 19-20, Kissimmee Chain; Nov. 3, classic TBA. Check www.lakelandbassmasters.org.
THE CASTAWAYS BASS CLUB will fish on the south Winter Haven chain June 22. The location could change if the water level is too low. Call Johnny Lockaby at 813-833-5786 or check www.castawaysbassfishing.com.
THE OUTCASTS BASS CLUB Team Trail will fish on West Lake Toho June 22. Entry fee $60 per boat, including big bass. Membership $35 per angler. 100 percent payback. Upcoming tournaments: July 27, Lake Panasoffkee; Sept. 28, Kissimmee Chain; Nov. 2-3, classic. Check www.OutcastsBassClub.net or call 813-973-4509.
THE TOHO MARINE ELITE ONE-MAN TOUR will be in action June 22 on Lake Harris out of Buzzard Beach. Entry fee $100. Membership $25. 100 percent payback. Safe light to 3 p.m. Upcoming tournament: July 20, Lake Kissimmee out of Camp Mack; Aug. 31, Lake Okeechobee out of Scott Driver Park; Nov. 8-9, classic on Lake Toho ($200 entry fee for classic). Call tournament directors Jimmie Murphy at 352-789-5351 or Bob McDaniel at 407-557-0048.
THE POLK COUNTY BASS AND SNOOK CLUB will hold a two-day tournament on Lake Istokpoga June 22-23. The club is accepting new boater members. Visit the club website ator call Mike Howell at 863-646-2481.
THE FLORIDA B.A.S.S. NATION HIGH SCHOOL SERIES will hold a tournament June 22-23 on Lake Okeechobee out of Roland Martin’s Marina in conjunction with the Florida B.A.S.S. Junior State Championship. The Lakeland Junior Bassmasters are competing. Event is open to all high school anglers in grades 9-12. Two-person teams must attend the same school but don’t have to be members of the high school club. For information, call Martin Bozeman at 863-640-8349. For registration forms, checkwww.floridafederationnation.com/youth.php.
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