Bass Fishing Tournament

Fishing Tourney

From June 3-16, the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under (non-competitive).

Over this two-week period, local anglers can visit any public fishery in Wake or Franklin County to try and catch the biggest fish. Participants in the Youth Fishing Tournament may catch any species of fish, while anglers in the Bass Fishing Tournament will be limited to bass only.


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Online registration for both tournaments is available through Monday, May 20.

The cost to participate is $10 for the bass tournament and $5 for the youth tourney.

Participants in the bass tourney will receive a fishing scale to be used in the competition, while contestants in the youth tournament will receive an “Early Angler” gift bag.

Fishing scales and “Early Angler” gift bags will be available for pickup on Thursday, May 30, from 10 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. inside Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.  

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Share Your Photos

Contestants in both tournaments are invited to share their photos through our online form.

Photo submissions from participants in both tournaments will be displayed on the PRCR Facebook page

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Prize Eligibility

Bass Fishing Tournament participants (ages 13 and older) can qualify to win first, second and third place prizes by submitting a picture of themselves and their largest fish on the provided scale.

The weight on the scale must be visible in the photo and calculated in pounds. 

Bass Fishing Tournament
Community Center Supervisor