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Bassman55

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Bassman55

Has anybody heard anything about this? I know that they didn't do it last year, but I was wondering if they are trying to get it together again.

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Basscat

The guy that ran this league passed away, that's why they haven't been having these tournaments. I've heard his sons who helped run the league were thinking of starting it back up, but I haven't heard anything for sure.

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-ebby-

are there any other bass tournaments in the ottertail area?

i hope they get these going too i really wanna try fishing a tournament

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Basscat

The only tournaments I know of right now are ones that bass clubs have with there members. I fished a couple tournaments on thursday nights a couple years back for 15 dollars a boat. They were competitive, but fun. I also think these were put on by the same people that did the Sat. bass league. They haven't been having these weekday tournaments either.

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grab the net

You know we could have a FM get together sometime this summer. They have one down in the metro area. It sounds like there maybe enough interest. If we kept it small enough and low key we could eliminate the need for a permit. More for fun than fishing for the $$.

If interested maybe we could start a thread on the Bass forum. hardest part would be choice of a lake, to many good ones to pick from.

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FrankTXbassman

well it sounds good what yall are planning .i would be interrested in helping and or making a Bass clubs .i still been looking for 1.the 1 club in fargo i heard has 30+ memebers but its all a paper tour. and they do drive along ways for theyre tours.

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Bassman55

The North Stars are out of Fergus. I have fished with them, but I am looking for something else. The Maplewood club is out of Pelican Rapids, but they limit their membership and no one ever really quits or joins. The Rough Rider club is out of Fargo, but from what I've heard they aren't much of a club anymore. I was just looking for some smaller tournements, not 50 boat ones, around the area.

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What are you looking for? A 10 boat, 20 boat, team or individual? $25.00 or $50.00 entry fee? Small lakes, big lakes, anglers with a lot of experience in tournaments or a beginner level venue. I checked Classic B and did not find one money tournament listed in the Fergus area. Northwest Bass used to fish Dead, Pelican by Ashby on a consistent basis back when they were still around. Not sure why there are no Tournament circuits that visit that area. To far away? shouldn't be, they drive to Pokegema, Vermillion on occassion. There should still be some resorts that would be willing to host as a weigh in site. I have a summer place up in the Fergus area and would also be interested in some type of tournament format. My idea would be more for fun, low entry, less than twenty boats, learn a few more lakes. Nothing blood and guts.

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Bassman55

I really liked the way that the Saturday bass league was set up when it first started. No club, no membership, just show up pay your $20-$40 and fish. It was a 5 bass limit and you could fish with a partner or by yourself. It payed back nearly 100% that day, not at some big end of the year tourement.

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fishin58

Maybe we could form our own FM tourney or just a get together. bassman's same day pay back would work. Try to keep it locale to Fergus area? I would be game.

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GRAND DAD

I think I would even be intrested in this, if it was set up this way. Show up and pay and at the end have the pay out. that way if I can't make up a weekend or two its no big deal.

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grab the net

As summer gets closer, maybe we will share some e-mail addresses and set something up. Sounds like we could get a few boats together for some fun.

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CASTnBLAST

Bassman,Greg and Donny have had quite a few inquiries about the SBL and as of a few days ago it sounds like it may well be a possibility with the exception of a few less tourneys (down to 5 or 6). Keep your fingers crossed,great bunch of guys.

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hhguide

I might even run up for one or two of these bad boys. I bet I could maybe bring a couple boats with too.

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OTBASSER

That would be a great idea to get together a tourney....it is hard to find any good ones that a weekend angler can get in on

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Bassman55

Any new info on the SBL?

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grab the net

Still waiting on word on if the two sons will resurrect the league. Lots of people interested, both on here and from people I know in the Fergus area.

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HawgMan

I recently emailed Greg & he's checking on permits with the DNR and a few other things. He said he'd get back to me in a week or so to see if it's a go this year.

Hope it works out,great bunch to fish with.

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Ryan Teigen

Hello,

I am putting on a Bass Circuit this summer in the North Central part of Minnesota. It is advertised on classicbass.com and we are sending out 1000 color brochures.

Detroit Lake

Dead lake

Fish Hook Lake

Rush lake

Championship - North Twin.

Please contact me @ [email protected] if you are interested? 701-446-7019 - please send your mailing address.

Tournament Director,

Ryan Teigen

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Ryan Teigen

Hello,

Seen your inquiry, I am putting on the Northland Bass Tour in North Central Minnesota.

Please contact me if you are interested?

[email protected]

Ryan Teigen

701-446-7019

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Ryan Teigen

Hello,

I am Putting on a Bass Circuit in North Central Minnesota. It is called the Northland Bass Tour.

Lakes

Detroit lake June 14th

Dead Lake - June 28th

Fish Hook Lake - July 12th

Rush lake - Aug 9th

Championship - Sept 13, North Twin.

Please contact me if you are interested?

[email protected]

Ryan Teigen

701-446-7019

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