North Coast Bass Announces Tournament Dates

20 May, 2014

Formerly the Great Lakes Largemouth Series, Tournament Opens June 29

The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce the dates for the North Coast Bass Anglers Tournaments for 2014. The tournament series, formerly known as the Great Lakes Largemouth Series, will hold Open Tournaments on Sunday, June 29 and Sunday, July 20. Member Tournaments will follow on August 10; August 24; September 7; and September 21. The tournament has expanded this year to include smallmouth bass, and all events will be held at Presque Isle State Park.

“I’m excited to introduce the North Coast Bass Anglers in 2014,” said Tournament Director Aaron Gast. “We have updated many aspects of our tournament to allow for more fishermen to participate, and I’m confident it’ll be a great experience for everyone who comes out to fish.”

“Erie is known for its fishing, and this series is certain to be a highlight for area anglers,” said Ron Sertz, Executive Director of the Erie Sports Commission. “Aaron runs a great tournament, and we are excited to see what he can do with an updated format.”

Registration for the Open Tournaments is $150 per two-man team. NCBA Member Tournaments are open to NCBA Members only, with a $120 entry fee per tournament. A maximum of 49 teams may be entered into each tournament. Cash prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of each tournament as well as championship prizes based on points earned at NCBA Member Tournaments.

As part of the updated event structure, $10 from every event entry received will be donated to the Slippery Rock University Bass Club.

Registration forms and additional tournament details are available online at

The Erie Sports Commission is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC strives to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages.


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