Bass Anglers Sportsman’s Society Elite Series event scheduled on Lake Oahe in 2018 – the first time the state will host a major national bass-fishing tournament.
Summer is here and the bass are waiting for anglers of all extremes. That includes the tournament angler with an expensive bass boat, the young angler casting off shore, and everyone else in between.
Last September’s Bassmaster tournament on the lake went a long way toward that rating by Bassmaster Magazine.
The steady action is great for introducing novices to the sport, but even experienced fly anglers can appreciate this unique approach to a time-tested fishing favorite.
Tyler Lubbat and Dominic Domian pulled 13 pounds and 7 ounces of bass out of Carlyle Lake for the win.
The IHSA announced the finals will be held June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake. That’s a Wednesday-Thursday event, as opposed to the traditional Friday-Saturday.
This year’s sectional round was hit by rain, wind and high water – half of the 22 tournaments were postponed from the original date of May 5 to May 8.
Even pushing sectionals back two weeks doesn’t always prevent Illinois weather from interfering with bass fishing.
The two are among 12 selected to the team from more than 380 applicants.