Monday, July 30, 2012

Summer Bass Class

Summer Bass Class

Advanced Tactics for High School Anglers

Presented by Hooked on Fishing

Date: Thursdays, August 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th.

Location: Hooked on Fishing Park
                 1807 N. Main St.
                  East Peoria, IL 61611
                  (309) 219-3560
Our camp will feature pro angler instruction in a classroom setting with an on-the-water guided practice here at the park.  All anglers will learn casting techniques, lure presentation, tournament fishing, and tournament preparation.
Registration: All forms will be available at the Hooked on Fishing Park.  You may register by phone or in person. Availability is limited to the first 30 applicants. 

At this time, the registration fee will be $20.00 per session. (unless we can find a sponsor or donor to cover these costs). Attending all four sessions will qualify you for a special six hour fishing tournament at Otter Creek Preserve on September 22nd, from 7:00am to Noon. Otter Creek is a privately owned premier fishery that boasts a 125 acre lake and 45 acre lake intensively managed by Herman Brothers Lake and Land Management. Do not miss your chance to fish some of the most famous fishing waters in the state of Illinois!  

All anglers are required to bring their own fishing pole. Tackle boxes must be labeled with participants name for security and safety purposes.

If you have any questions regarding the camp please contact the camp director(s) Mike O’Reilly at (309)256-1801, or Ryan Ortega at (309)256-2435.  You may also visit the website for more details at

If you would like to volunteer for the camp please use the contact information above. We would like to encourage coaches of the participating schools to attend. Here is the schedule/speaker line up:
August 9  
5:30-6:00 p.m.             Dinner
6:00-7:00 p.m.             Ron Boyer – Tube Tactics
7:00-8:00 p.m.             Steve Anderson – Shaky Worms

August 16
5:30-6:00 p.m.             Dinner
6:00-7:00 p.m.             Chef Todd - Chatterbaits
7:00-8:00 p.m.             Chad Fargher – What’s Hot

August 23
5:30-6:00 p.m.             Dinner
6:00-7:00 p.m.             Bob Rask - Jerkbaits
7:00-8:00 p.m.             Jim Crowley – Wacky Rig

August 30
5:30-6:00 p.m.             Dinner
6:00-7:00 p.m.             Dave Thompson - Crankbaits
7:00-8:00 p.m.             Terry Brown - Spinnerbaits

September 22
7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Tournament at Otter Creek


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