Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament

Virtual Fishing TourneyVirtual Bass Fishing Tournament
November 22-December 5

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Virtual Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under November 22-December 5.

Over this two-week period, local anglers are encouraged to 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.


Register Now

Online registration for both tournaments is available through Thursday, Nov. 4.

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 Fisherman” packet.

Register Here

Fishing scales and “Early Fisherman” packets will be available for pickup on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. at Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. During pickup, please remain in your vehicle, and a PRCR staff member will deliver your items to you.


Share Your Photos

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

Share Your Photos

Photo submissions from participants in both tournaments will be displayed on the Town of Wake Forest Facebook page. 


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. 

Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament
Recreation Center Supervisor