Cedar Falls, IA

2022 Iowa High School Team Championship RESULTS

The 4th Annual Iowa High School Team Championship has been settled.  A new school claims the title this year after seeing Washington High School walk away with it two times and Marion High School once.  ADM (Adel-DeSoto-Minburn) are the 2022 Team Champions.  The four members that can claim this crown for a year include; Shay Holdmeyer, Torin Timmerman, Isaac Chapman and Kyler Chapman.  They brought 10 bass to the scales (the only team to do so) that weighed 16.06 pounds.  In second place was the young team of Cedar Falls.  In their first ever tournament appearance the Tigers brought 7 bass to the scales that weighed 13.69 pounds.  Rounding out the top three was the team from Independence, they had 8 bass that weighed 11.83 pounds. 

In the individual race, Kael and Gavin from the Cedar Falls Tigers Fishing Team walked away as Champions.  This duo had 10.32# for their biggest five bass, over a pound heavier than the Runner-Up team from ADM.  Complete stats are below: 


~~Tournament Information~~

May 7th, 2022
Pleasant Creek Lake

***Gave away OVER $1,500 at the 2020 and 2021 Event***


~Main East Boat Ramp: 8am-2pm

~Entry Fee: $20 per boat/2 anglers ($10 per angler)

~OPEN to any students in grades 7th-12th

~Prizes given to the top boats

~BONUS Prizes given to the top school team, a combination of 2 boats from the same school

~No membership of any kind is needed to participate

~Boat Captains must be 18 years or older, and cannot fish during the event

~Register TODAY for a good boat draw

General Rules- Full rule sheet available on left of page:

~5 bass per boat~~~12-inch length limit: Largemouth/Smallmouth

~Artificial lures only

~Dead bass= 1# deduction

~Short Bass= 1# deduction

~Late to weigh-in= 1# per minute

~All fish must be released after tournament weigh-in

~ALL boats must fish 30 yards (about 5 boat lengths) away from each other

~Boat must have an aerated livewell system, capable of recirculating water (live weigh-in)

~Order of Starting position is by when entry is received

Captain Expectations:

~ Captains will run the large motor at all times (5mph speed limit)

~ Captains can operate the trolling motor, or allow students to do so

~ Captains should help with livewells to ensure all fish are kept alive, including culling bass

~ Captains may NOT cast or reel in lines

~ Captains can help with knots, bait selection, netting fish, and where to fish

~ Captains should make this as educational as they can for the kids, share your knowledge

2021 Pleasant Creek Lake Results


The 3rd Annual Iowa High School Bass Team Championship was a huge success.  20 Boats with 40 student anglers took to Pleasant Creek Lake to bring in 5 keeper bass.  Once again this event gave over $1,500 worth of prizes, and awards away thanks to our great sponsors.  Here are the results:

Congrats to the team from Washington High School on earning the TEAM Championship this year, their top two boats weighed in a whopping 17.08# pounds!  The team from Independence High School were the Runner-Ups with 11.54#.  More pictures on our FACEBOOK PAGE

 TEAM CHAMPIONS: Washington High School

1st Place: Washington HS

2nd Place: Solon HS

3rd Place: Center-Point Urbana HS

4th Place: Independence HS

5th Place: Washington HS

2020 Lake MacBride Results

26 teams/51 students/14 different schools made this the largest youth bass tournament in the state of Iowa for 2020.  A huge thanks to all the captains that took the students out fishing for this event.  Please support the sponsors that made this event possible to give away over $1,500 worth of fishing gear.

Team Champions: Marion High School

1st Place Overall: Marion High School

2nd Place Overall: Solon High School

3rd Place Overall: Washington High School

4th Place Overall: Benton Community High School

5th Place Overall: West Des Moines Valley High School

2019 Results

Congrats to all the students who showed up, many of them encountered their first ever tournament experience.

1st Place: Washington High School- Caleb/Brock/Evan/Brady- 3.14#
2nd Place: MFL/MarMac- Brittney/Maccoy/Braden/Logan- 2.92#
3rd Place: Center Point-Urbana- Dylan/Dakota/Jacob/Bryston- 2.61#

14 Teams Registered for the event
28 Boats
56 Students
Over $1,500 worth of Merchandise given away
Fishing Gear and AWESOME trophies from CJ's Trophies in Oelwein, IA

Thanks to the Tournament Directors Todd Reed and Keith Donnelly, along with tournament staff Rick Wendling, Dave Dost and Darrin Isaacson for helping things run smoothly.

This event was made possible by our Title Sponsor SCHEELS of Cedar Falls, Hot Rod Baits Bass Series, Quantum Rods/Reels, The Rod Glove, Hot Rod Baits, and Wig's Jigs.

Congratulations Students on a tough fishing day at Pleasant Creek Lake!

1st Place: Washington High School

2nd Place: MFL/MarMac

3rd Place: Center Point-Urbana

2019- High School TEAM Bass Championship- Pleasant Creek Lake

~May 11th- Pleasant Creek Lake, Palo, IA~
South Boat Ramp: 9am-2pm

In May of this year we are setting out to do what has never been done for High School students here in the state of Iowa.  
The Iowa High School Bass Team Championship will allow 4 students from a school system to join together as a team to compete for awards and prizes.  These students do not need to be affiliated with any organization, they just need the desire to bass fish against some of the best students in the state.  This tournament will pull kids from all corners of the state ranging from 7th-12th grades.  
Trophies and Plaques to the top 3 teams, Rods and Reels for top place winners, random drawing for rods/reels and gifts for all teams participating.  You don't want to miss out!
With a full 20 teams PRIZES and AWARDS will total almost $2,000!

This event will be hosted by the Hot Rod Baits Bass Series and presented by Scheels in Cedar Falls.

Tournament shirts are available for purchase from Cliff Keen Athletics, we will have a few extra at the event.