Open Lunker Tournaments 2024


Centre County Bassmasters invites everyone to come out and fish our Wednesday night lunker tournaments.

The Details

When: Wednesdays, June 19, 26* and July 3, 10, 17 – also Sundays: July 21, 28
Time: Arrive by 6PM for registration, launch at 6:30, weigh-in at 9:30
Where: Howard Boat Launch at Foster Joseph Sayers Lake

* July 5th – Hunter Run West Launch

Fee: $10 per person
Prize: Cash prize for heaviest live bass

Rules and Regulations

  • 80% Payout
  • One Winner
  • Largest smallmouth or largemouth bass by weight
  • No dead fish will be weighed
  • All fish weighed will be returned to the lake
  • Artificial lures only, no live or preserved bait except pork baits
  • Aerated live wells and legal navigation lights required
  • No trolling, only one rod may be used at a time
  • Anchor rule applies (anchor down trolling motor up 50 yards)
  • Life vests must be worn while combustion engine is running
  • Additional rules and off limit waters presented before launch
  • One Person from each boat must be present at meeting before launch
  • Good sportsmanship must be practiced at all times or face disqualification
  • One adult, at least 18 years old, must be present in the boat during the tournament
  • Failure to comply with state, club and tournament rules and regulations will be cause for disqualification
  • PA Fish and Boat Commission laws prevail
  • All decisions by the tournament committee are final