February Tournament

Date:February 21st

Lake: Lake Tyler

Hours: 7am-3pm

Weigh-in: Lake Tyler Marina

Launch Site: Lake Tyler Marina

All State Laws apply as well as the Athens Bass Club Rules!

Bass

The combined limit for any combination of largemouth, smallmouth, Guadalupe and spotted bass is 5 fish per day.

Largemouth & smallmouth

Minimum Length:
14 inches
Spotted & Guadalupe
No Minimum Length

 

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January Tournament

January 17, 2015

Lake Fairfield (North Ramp, its the one that is straight when you get into the state park)

Hours: 7am-3pm

All State Laws apply as well as the Athens Bass Club Rules!

Special Instructions: This State Park has a Boat Launch fee that is $4 per person, be sure you have exact change because there will not be a guard at the gate. You will have to fill out a pass that is located on the side of the guard house, and hang it or lay it on the driver side by your inspection sticker, or above it. There are 2 ramps on this lake and the one we will be using is over by the Dam.

Limit: For largemouth bass, minimum length limit = 18 inches. For smallmouth bass, minimum length = 14 inches. No minimum length for spotted and Guadalupe bass. Daily bag for all four species of black bass = 5 in any combination.

Directions: This lake is in Fairfield State park, when you are looking for it be sure you watch for the State Park signs. The easiest way to get there from Athens is to go 59 South (towards Crossroads), then turn Left at the Crossroads School where 59 splits,( headed towards Cayuga)  then turn Right on 287 North, then turn Left on FM488 (Richland Chambers Dam) then turn Left on 2570 (about 2 miles from Fairfield) then turn Right on 3285 and the road dead ends into the State Park.

Note: If anyone has any questions call Cody Goforth (903)253-8338

 

 

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Christmas Party

Its that time of year again! Our Christmas party will be January 3rd at the First Christian Church at 7pm. Bring your family and enjoy the food and fellowship! We will be doing a White Elephant gift exchange as well. Please bring a gift valued at $20 to be able to participate in the gift exchange. Also we will have numerous door prizes to give away! Hope to see everyone and their family there! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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December Club Tournament

December Club Tournament

Lake: Lake Palestine
Weigh In: Villages Marina off 2661
Time: 6am-2pm

Limit for Black bass:
For largemouth and smallmouth bass, minimum length limit = 14 inches. No minimum length for Guadalupe or spotted bass. Daily bag limit is 5 fish for all four species in any combination.

All State Laws apply as well as the Athens Bass Club Rules!

 

 

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November Club Tournament

November Club Tournament

Date: 11/8/2014
Location:Lake Athens
Time: 6am-2pm
Launch Site: Lake Athens Marina

All State Rules and Regulations are in effect. This is a 5 fish limit tournament and Athens is a slot lake. All Black Bass must be under 14″ and a limit consists of 5 under 14″ or 4 under 14″ and 1 over 21″. No more than 1 over 21″ may be kept by any individual in a daily bag limit.

If you have any questions please let us know!

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October Tournament

Our monthly club tournament will be held at Toledo Bend! We will be staying at Pendelton Harbor Marina. Also, the club is paying for Friday night and Saturday night. They have 10 rooms reserved as of now. Call and make your reservation ASAP! This is going to be a fun tournament as it will be our last 2-day of the year. We always have a blast and catch some good fish!

Contact Info for Pendelton Harbor and Marina.

William Kinkley (409) 625-4912

All Texas State Laws and Regulations apply

14″ and over on all Black Bass, A limit of fish consists of 5 fish.

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June Club Tournament

6/21/14 –  Lake Jacksonville

 

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May Club Tournament(s)

May 17th & 18th – Lake O’ the Pines – Johnson Creek

Results: http://athensbassclub.com/may-2014

 

 

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Tuesday Night Tournaments 2014

It’s that time of year again!  Athens Bass Club will be hosting a weekly tournament on Lake Athens starting Tuesday March 4th, 2014.  Signups start at 5:00pm at the Lake Athens ramp and end at 6:30pm.  Weigh-in starts at 9:00pm and ends at 10:00pm.  Entry fee is $15.00 per person and only one (1) fish measuring more than 22″ will be weighed per person.  Athens Bass Club will pay one place for each weekly event.  If an angler weighs in a fish measuring more than 22″, that angler is qualified for the Championship Tournament on September 2nd, 2014.

Official rules can be found here: http://athensbassclub.com/tnt-rules

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Frank Kirk

A big congrats to club member Frank Kirk for catching SAL #553.  Franks fish was caught on Lake Athens on January 25th, 2014 with an Alabama Rig.  It weighed 13.67lbs and was 26.75 inches long.

More information on the Toyota Sharelunker Program can be found here: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/sharelunker/

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