SCBF at Miami-Garcia

a: Raymond and Zack Taylor Miami-Garcia May 2021

The club arrived at Miami-Garcia impoundment Sunday morning in Fellsmere with 25 teams, to find the lake level slightly down but not bad, the wind had subsided, weather report looking good, mosquitos out in force and the hydrilla and pads growing at a fast rate. I guess SJRWM had not got the word and started spraying yet. The morning check-in went along as usual except for a few stragglers who arrived very late and made the job of the secretary very hard and more confusing than usual.

SCBF compete at Three Forks Marsh for the first time.

a: Matt Byrd and Shawn Callahan

This year was the first time the Space Coast Bass Finatics added Three Forks Marsh to their annual roster. Twenty two teams managed to squeeze into the basin by the boat ramp before carefully taking off. Everyone did a great job of safely navigating the tight waters without any incident. With many different places to fish in the marsh it seems that Sattori ended up being the place to be. The teams who were brave enough to navigate the treacherous trail south towards Sattori through the trees faired the best resulting in four of the top five finishes.

SCBF Return to Lake Okeechobee


Twenty one teams embarked on the journey down to Harney Pond Canal boat ramp to try out their luck this year on the Big "O". Hopes were high just as the water was compared to the couple years prior. There wasn't much sleep had for the few who lucked into an all night fish fry outside their room complete with corn hole and a mens choir singing together in tune, unless you were like Clayton and just stayed out all night before the tournament. The wind was fair and steady all weekend but not too bad and the water temperature was hanging out around a comfortable 74 to 78 degrees.

SCBF February Showdown at West Lake Toho.

A: Roger and Aaron Marek with 16.96 pounds on West Lake Toho 02/28/21

As the club gathered for the second tournament of the year and the sixth tournament of the season the hopes were high for landing some of those giant spawning bass we all know the Kissimmee chain holds. Some teams faired better than others like Mike Hampton and Tim Kopf who managed to wrestle in one of those giants big enough to take over the top spot of Big Bass Honors so far for this season. Good job guys!

First place went to the team of Roger and Aaron Marek weighing in a hefty 16.96 pound bag anchored by a nice 6.21 pound West lake Toho stud.

SCBF Kicks off a New Year at Lake Kissimmee.

Clyde and Raymond Taylor with 19.00 pounds on Kissimmee 1/31/21

With the year 2020 in the rear view mirror, twenty four teams showed up early and ready to kick the new year off with a bang. Other than some nasty vegetation blocking the ramp and causing some people to spin their tires until they got traction, the morning launch went as smoothly as possible.

First place went to the team of Clyde and Raymond Taylor with their star studded bag weighing in at 19.00 pounds and included the Big Bass of the day coming in at a solid 7.86 pounds which helped them clinch their first win of the season.

Christmas Time at Miami Garcia

Y-Fred Reid and Jimmy Haggerty with 16.59 pounds on Miami Garcia 12/20/2020

While everybody was preparing for the holidays the club met a couple weeks early to avoid interfering with people's plans. It was a beautiful day on the lake and plenty of fish caught with a total of twenty two limits out of twenty three participating teams.

First place went to the team of Greg Clark and alternate Santos Solis Jr. with a solid bag weighing 17.50 pounds. Their bag was anchored with a hefty Largemouth weighing 5.21 pounds and falling just shy of Big Bass Honors.

SCBF at The Harris Chain of Lakes

A-Jack Berry and Adam Brands with 11.28 pounds and second place on The Harris Chain 11/22/2020

As the Space Coast Bass Finatics returned to the Harris Chain of Lakes, sixteen teams ventured the long journey to compete for the honors of holding the winning bag after tackling the massive acreage across the seven different lakes to choose from. Some teams chose to turn the trip into a little vacation by staying in town days prior to the tournament and enjoying some time away from all the stress during these trying times we live in today. The club had plenty of company on the water that day with multiple other tournaments underway including a one hundred and fifty boat Bass Nation Jr./Sr.

Round two on Lake Poinsett!

1Tom Southwick and Bob Barnette with 21.57 pounds on Lake Poinsett 10/25/2020

As the club gathered for it's second tournament of the year twenty teams ventured out to Lake Poinsett in what was expected to be a tough day on the water but instead turned into a pretty decent day on the water for some with thirteen teams in the double digits and eleven teams catching their five bass limit.

First place went to the team of Tom Southwick and alternate Bob Barnette weighing in a full bag of studs averaging 4.36 pounds and anchored by a solid 6.87 pound bass bringing their total weight to 21.57 and fetching them a decent $320 payday.

Space Coast Bass Finatics Kicks off Another Season

Karl Kearcher and Brian Davidson with 19.63 pounds at East Lake Toho

As the Space Coast Bass Finatics kicked off a new season twenty five returning teams plus two new additional teams showed up bright and early Sunday morning to give it their best on East Lake Tohopekaliga. The morning went as smooth as can be expected considering the limited parking and even more limited spots to tie off your boat launching from Ralph V. Chisholm Park.

SCBF 2019-2020 Season "CLASSIC"

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As another season has come to an end the top ten teams plus one wild card team gathered together to compete in our annual Classic championship. The day got off to a nice start with our club being the only one at the ramp leaving everybody plenty of room for parking and to stand around and swap big fish stories before safely launching right before sunrise.

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