Mingo Creek Anglers Help With Youth Event

Mingo Creek Anglers Help out with South Park Youth Outdoors Day

On May 18, 2017, third graders from South Park School District had a event at Peters Creek in Jefferson Hills with 10 stations set up for the kids to visit. As the students moved through each station, the presenters were given 10 to 15 minutes to speak to each group. Mingo Creek Anglers were on hand to help with this event. They took a bass boat down for the kids to see and were able to give a short talk to the kids about bass fishing and PA B.A.S.S. Nation. In all, about 180 students took part in this event. All the students loved seeing the bass boat and they asked a ton of questions. What a great way to get the next generation excited for fishing!

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New Date Set for Youth Event

The PA B.A.S.S. Nation high school/youth 2017 State Championship has been rescheduled for September 30, 2017, at Raystown (James Creek Launch). The morning meeting will begin at 6 AM and launch will be shortly after, ending around 1 PM. If you need assistance with finding a boat for a team, please Ernie know by calling 717-315-8951 or emailing youth@pabassnation.com. He cannot guarantee that he’ll be able to find a boat for a team, but he will do his best to make that happen. Please feel free to reach out to him should you have any questions.

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Mingo Creek Angles Win Last Chance Team Event

MCA won the team event and prize money at the 2017 Last Chance Event at Cayuga Lake. Club members Brad Bressler, Brian Spencer, Rocky Sirochman, Sam Angleo and Bob Severns had a combined total weight of 95.35 pounds. For their efforts and win PA B.A.S.S. Nation gave them a cash prize. Full results from this event will and photos will be posted shortly.

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Youth State Championship Event Cancellation

The youth state championship on September 10, 2017, at the Conowingo Reservoir is being canceled. Our Youth Director, Ernie Watkins, is working diligently with the PFBC to find a suitable replacement and location. The hope is to get the state championship scheduled sometime between September and the end of October. The event will possibly be at Raystown; waiting on PFBC to get back to Ernie. He is hoping to have a date and location within the next week or so. Please share this info with everyone you know who was looking forward to participating. We apologize for the inconvenience this cancellation may have caused. Any questions or concerns please call our Youth Director, at 717-315-8951 or email him at youth@pabassnation.com.

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2017 National Championship Qualifiers

PA B.A.S.S. Nation would like to congratulate Ben Bilott and Chad Dorney for winning the two coveted spots to the B.A.S.S. National Championship. Ben won the boater division for PA and Chad was the first place co-angler from the Super Regional event that was held on the Upper Chesapeake Bay in early June. Both guys will be traveling to Lake Hartwell in South Carolina this fall (October 18 through 21, 2017). At this event Ben and Chad will be fishing for a birth to the B.A.S.S. Master Classic. Good luck to both anglers we are all cheering for you! We all hope to see you at the classic in 2018!

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