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Larry's Fishing Hole
Larry's Fishing Hole of Central Illinois
- - Listing of Area Fishing Tournaments for 2017 - -


  Holiday Inn Express, newest hotel in Le Roy, IL
  just off I-74 between Bloomington & Champaign,
  only 17 minutes from Clinton Lake..
  Call (309) 962-4439 to Make reservations today.
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  Days Inn   hotel in Le Roy, IL
  just off I-74 between Bloomington & Champaign,
  only 17 minutes from Clinton Lake..
  Call (309) 962-4700 to Make reservations today.

 



 

    ** Check below and near bottom for additional tournament schedule info & Various Results **
 



May 3 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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May 6 - HOI Crappie Club Tournament - POINTS - at Evergreen Lake at Main ramp
start at 7:00am - Full Schedule, details, Rules, & Regulations and Entry form CLICK HERE
* HOI Crappie Club is now affiliated with Crappie USA..!
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May 6 & 7 - Illinois Walleye Trail - 2- Day State Championship on Illinois River - TBD
  For details   Contact   Adam Sandor (815) 955-7503   asandor@mchsi.com
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May 7 (Updated from April 29 due to conflict) - Central Illinois Crappie Club tournament - CLUB - Lake Shelbyville (Eagle Creek)
Rules, Tournament Apps., Contacts and More at:   www.centralillinoiscrappieclub.com
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May 7 - Montgomery County Bass Club tournament on Lake Springfield
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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May 7 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 6:30 - 1:30
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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May 7 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Hookers Open Buddy Trail on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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 May 13 - Relay For Life – 10th Annual Open Bass Tournament – Lake Bloomington
  Lunch provided after tournament. CLICK HERE for details and entry form.

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May 13 - Crappie USA Kids 12 & under Fishing Rodeo at Lake Shelbyville Dam - West Access Area, N. 9th Street. Sign-up is FREE starting at 8 AM - with fishing around the bank area from 9AM until 11AM. Young angles may check-in any species of fish of any size and after counted (as only numbers recorded), immediately released. * All youngsters attending need to bring their favorite pole or rod and reel and a box of worms or other bait. All will receive a small tackle pack and have their names entered into the college scholarship drawing taking place at Cabela´s Crappie USA Classic in Paris, TN in October. To date Crappie USA has awarded $342,000.00 in college scholarships through not-for-profit corporation. For more info call 502-384-5924 or email dvanvactor@crappieusa.com - visit   www.crappieusa.com
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May 17 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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May 20 - HOI Crappie Club Tournament - POINTS - at Sangchris Lake East Ramp
start at 7:00am - Full Schedule, details, Rules, & Regulations and Entry form CLICK HERE
* HOI Crappie Club is now affiliated with Crappie USA..!
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May 20 - Springfield Crappie Club - 1st ANNUAL CRAPPIE BASH Open Buddy Tournament on Lake Shelbyville
at Wilborn Creek Ramp. For flyer details CLICK HERE or visit   www.springfieldcrappieclub.com
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May 21 - Montgomery County Bass Club - tournament on Clinton Lake
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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May 31 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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June 3 - Central Illinois Crappie Club tournament - OPEN - (Fundraiser for Kid´s Rodeo) at Lake Shelbyville (Bo Wood)
Rules, Tournament Apps., Contacts and More at:   www.centralillinoiscrappieclub.com
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June 3 - The Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament at Lake McMaster
For more info visit their website:  www.illmuskie.com  or Contact Bob Taylor at: imtt2014@gmail.com or 309-262-9720
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June 4 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Hookers Open Buddy Trail on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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June 4 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 6:00 - 1:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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June 3 - Montgomery County Bass Club - tournament on Prairie Lake
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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June 11 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Members Only tournament Cal/Sag (ABA) * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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June 14 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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June 17 - HOI Crappie Club Tournament - at Dawson Lake - OPEN - BIG FISH-ONE POLE CHALLENGE
Each person in the boat weighs their biggest fish. $10 per person, fit as many as your boat will hold. Bring the kids!
start at 7:00am - Full Schedule, details, Rules, & Regulations and Entry form CLICK HERE
* HOI Crappie Club is now affiliated with Crappie USA..!
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June 18 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 6:00 - 1:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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June 25 - Montgomery County Bass Club - on Otter Lake
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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June 25 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Members Only tournament at Mill Creek * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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June 28 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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July 12 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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July 16 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Members Only tournament (ABA) at Springfield (ABA) * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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July 16 - Montgomery County Bass Club - tournament on Vandalia Lake
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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July 19 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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July 30 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 6:00 - 1:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Aug 6 - Montgomery County Bass Club - tournament on Gillespie Lake
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Aug 9 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Aug 13 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 6:00 - 1:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Aug 13 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Hookers Open Buddy Trail on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Aug 23 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Wednesday Night Series ( Non-Members ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Aug 27 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 6:30 - 1:30
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Sept 9 - HOI Crappie Club Tournament - POIMTS - at Evergreen Lake main ramp
start at 7:00am - Full Schedule, details, Rules, & Regulations and Entry form CLICK HERE
* HOI Crappie Club is now affiliated with Crappie USA..!
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Sept 9 - The Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail IMTT Mike Sule Memorial Tournament at Fox Chain Of Lakes
For more info visit their website:  www.illmuskie.com  or Contact John Kliczko at: metromusky@aol.com or 630-981-4344
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Sept 9 & 10 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Members Only tournament Mark Twain, MO - Classic * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Sept 17 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Hookers Open Buddy Trail on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Sept 23 - HOI Crappie Club Tournament - POINTS - on Illinois River at Pekin West Ramp
start at 7:00am - Full Schedule, details, Rules, & Regulations and Entry form CLICK HERE
* HOI Crappie Club is now affiliated with Crappie USA..!
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Spet 24 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Non-Members tournament - CornFest * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Sept 24 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 7:00 - 2:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Sept 30 & Oct 1 - The Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail IMTT Fall Classic Tournament at Prairie Lake
For more info visit their website:  www.illmuskie.com  or Contact Bob Taylor at: imtt2014@gmail.com or 309-262-9720
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Oct 1 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 7:00 - 2:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Oct 7 & 8th - HOI Crappie Club Two Day Tournament - Two Day CLASSIC - at Dawson Lake
start at 7:00am - Full Schedule, details, Rules, & Regulations and Entry form CLICK HERE
Raffle, fish fry, and bonus payout on Oct 8th. Winner based on best 7 fish stringer from either day.
* HOI Crappie Club is now affiliated with Crappie USA..!
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Oct 7 & 8th - Montgomery County Bass Club - CLASSIC on Sangchris Lake
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Oct 8 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 7:00 - 2:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Oct 15 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 7:00 - 2:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Oct 21 & 22 - Vandalia Bass Club tournament on Vandalia Lake 8:00 - 3:00
Contact Tommy Melchert   2175562615   thomas_melchert@yahoo.com   or   www.facebook.com/groups/962536693813869/>
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Oct 28 & 29 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Hookers Open Buddy Trail ( Classic ) on DesPlains & Kankakee * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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Nov 5 - Happy Hookers Bass Club Non-Members tournament - Last Chance Open * For more info -
Visit: www.happyhookersbassclub.com or contact: Mike Koenig Ph: 708-514-7258 Email: tritonmikehhbc@gmail.com
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- Check Back as we add events & dates -



**   Various Recent Results from 2017   **
 

  Results for Central Illinois Crappie Club´s CLUB Tournament April 22nd on Lake Decatur :
- What looked like a potentially rainy day turned out to be quite nice by weigh-in.
1st place team of Bud York & Andy Roberts set a club record weight at 9.59 pounds for 7 fish.
  Congratulations guys!!!!
  - 1st place went to York/Roberts with 9.59 lbs
  - 2nd place went to Carr/Carr with 7.55 lbs
  - 3rd place went to Goodbrake/ Goodbrake with 6.69 lbs
  - 4th place went to Markwell/Townsend with 6.09 lbs
    - - Big fish went to the team of Goodbrake/ Goodbrake - 1.61 lbs
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  Results for HOI Crappie Club Tournament March 25th at Clinton Lake :
- Tim had this to share (in part) for the day: High winds changing directions, rain, thunder, lightning, the whole ball of wax.
Fortunately, all 21 teams managed to bring a limit of Nice fish to the scales with 1.5 pounds separated 1st to last place.
Just goes to prove what a great fishery Clinton has become and the level of competition has improved too. Despite the cold,
dreary rainy day, Crappie were on fire, especially in the wind. It was incredible!!! - We would like to thank the winners:
  - 1st place was Nest & Reynolds with 5 lbs 14.4 oz
  - 2nd place was Steve Zehr with 5 lbs 14.0 oz
  - 3rd place was Tradeau & Tradeau with 5 lbs 13.3 oz
  - 4th place was Wrage & Stoll Tradeau with 5 lbs 9.8 oz
    - - Big fish went to the team of Goodbrake & Goodbrake - 1 pound 4.2 ounces.
  "Congratulations to all the winners!!! Job well done.
* Next Club tournament is a points tournament on Banner Marsh April 15th. Winner will be invited to Crappie USA Classic
provided you are a member of both clubs. If you would like to sign up for the club, contact me.
To sign up for Crappie USA go to their site and join."   http://www.crappieusa.com/Tournament_Trail.cfm
  Contact Tim Hanauer at 309-219-3346   Leave Message or HOI_Crappie_Club@sbcglobal.net   with questions.



**   Additional tournament schedule info   **
 

- Central Illinois Bassmasters www.centralillinoisbassmasters.com tournament schedules, info and future results.

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- For a complete calendar of events for BASS 25 Bloomington - visit   Bass25.com
or contact Tom Cassel 309-275-7650 or email bass25blm@gmail.com   or on Facebook.

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- For a complete calendar of events for BASS 25 Peoria - visit   Bass25.com  
or contact Doug Starr (309) 678-3487 or email bass25peoria@yahoo.com or on Facebook.

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- Clinton Lake Thursday Nighters Starts First Thursday In May And Runs Every Thursday Through August.
The launch this year is at the marina, there is a $5.00 launch fee and the tournament fee is still $25.00
Any Questions Please Contact Dave Huston @ 217-519-2881

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- Find schedule dates & Results for the Strike King Ever-Bloom Tournament Trail at   www.everbloom.us

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- The Bloomington-Normal Bass Club Tournament Schedules can be viewed at   www.bnbassclub.com

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- Illini Lunker Hunters Bass Club Tournaments schedule and Results.

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- For Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail (IMTT) tournament schedule visit   www.illmuskie.com/trail-schedule
A not for profit organization whose proceeds from tournaments go back into Illinois fisheries for all to enjoy
For more info Contact Bob Taylor at: imtt2014@gmail.com or 309-262-9720

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- Illinois Valley Catfish Trail Tournament Schedule can be found at www.ivct.webs.com

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- The Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation Full Schedule & IBN High School Series Tournaments :   www.illinoisbassnation.com/Tournaments

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- Lake Springfield Summer Trail Bass tournaments start mid Apr.
with tournament each month through mid Sept. with the Classic in late Sept.

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- Sangchris Bass Club Tournament Schedule and Membership Form   http://sangchrisbassclub.com/

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- Springfield Crappie Club tournament schedule, go to   www.springfieldcrappieclub.com

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- Thursday Night Bass - at Lake Vermilion Park Ramp - Danville, IL
Visit site at   https://sites.google.com/site/tnbass/tiltonbass   for schedule and more..

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