The Orange County High School Anglers, in affiliation with the Orange County High School Athletic Department, the Orange 4-H Clubs, The B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and the Jr. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation - VA,

is a group of young anglers who enjoy the thrill and competitiveness of tournament bass fishing.  The group was organized in 1999 and was honored in 2004 as the Nation's Most Outstanding Jr. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Chapter. The Chapter is recognized by the OCHS Athletic Department as an alternative team sports program and members meeting certain criteria receive their OC Athletic letter.  Learn more

CLICK HERE to print or view the B.A.S.S. Nation VA Youth brochure.

Students who particpate in extracurricular activities in Orange County schools will be subject to random drug testing. CLICK HERE to read the full article regarding this new regulation.

Upcoming Tournaments

March 29th - Chic River Boat Ramp

JSQ #3 - Chic River boat ramp in Chickahominy River Front Park on Route 5 about 8 miles from the center of Williamsburg.

The host hotel is the Fort McGruder Hotel and Conference Center on Pocahontas Drive in Williamsburg. It has great amenities and the parking will accommodate the boat captains. The quote for a double, triple or quad occupancy room is 89.00 plus 11% tax and 2.00.  You must make reservations by March 13th in order to receive the discounted rate at Fort McGruder Hotel and Conference Center.

A meeting for the change in rules for the  tournament will be March 28th, evening at the hotel. So as not to have to use the time at the ramp the next morning. One will never know how the weather is that time of year.

April 25th and 26th - Location to be announced on March 30th

Jr. State Championship - Off limits will be enforced two weeks prior to the tournament. Anyone fishing during the off limits will be disqualified.

 

Upcoming Events

April 4th - Graves Mountain Lodge

Heritage Day - Youth Trout Fishing

 

Tournament Results and News

Allen Ellinger takes over as tournament director/co-adviser

 

Dee Maddox catches record catfish at Lake Orange (27+ pounds)

 

OCHS VA State 6 Man Team Champs

Local OC Graduate Receives the B.A.S.S. Nation – VA.  – Joseph Thomson Memorial Scholarship

Logan Douglas an Orange County High school 2014 Graduate and former B.A.S.S. Nation – Orange County High School received the Joseph Thomson Memorial Scholarship. Mike Bryant the B.A.S.S. Nation –VA. State President made the presentation at that organizations, September board meeting in Clarksville, VA. Bryant, speaking of Douglas, said this young man made a very positive impression on the State’s Staff, and the Chapter committee set to choose the scholarship recipient.  Applicants, are chosen based on their B.A.S.S. Nation –VA. Youth achievements, their academic success and community service. Douglas was an outstanding member Of OCHS Chapter and served in numerous leadership roles. Douglas had served as an equipment manager, The Casting Kids Junior Director, a Vice president his junior year, and as a senior, the Co-Captain /Co President of the bass tournament fishing varsity team. He also was the Co- Junior Director of the 10Th annual, Orange County Fishing and Sportsman Show.  He has been an active member of “Young Life” Christian Teen Fellowship thus serving as the OCHS Anglers’ Chaplain, not only his chapter but as the state junior Chaplain. His leadership skills, flourished by participation in the Orange 4-H Club branch of the OCHS Anglers. He was a 4-H Junior Leader at the Regional 4-H Camp, for the past several years he directed the OCHS Anglers activities at the Orange County Fair. He was the OCHS B.A.S.S. Anglers – chairman of their grounds beautification project, maintaining all of the potted plants around the school during the summer months. He was the chapter’s outstanding fundraiser. Logan was the top salesperson in most sales projects.
      
Due to Logan’s outstanding character, skills in public relations, honesty, and high integrity, as well as vibrant personality.  He was instrumental in acquiring the sponsorship of Green Top Sporting and Hunting Store for the OCHS Team as well as personally. Logan was an outstanding tournament angler. He was a member of the Elite 6-man team for 3 years and received his varsity letter 4 consecutive years.  He also participated in the “Fisher’s of Men – Legacy series, and represented Virginia in Alabama last summer, where he placed 52nd in a field of nearly 300 youth across the USA.

Logan is attending Piedmont Virginia Community College, and plans to transfer to Longwood University to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice and join the NCAA Longwood B.A.S.S. Collegiate Team.

Logan, the son of Crystal Ryder, is also employed by Piedmont Power sports, Orange/Charlottesville, VA.