At a Glance...

  • Entry Fee: $60 per team, per tournament (including Championship)

  • Team format

  • Open to all Student Angler Federation (SAF) Members: 6th - 12th grade

  • 5 Qualifying Tournaments + Championship

  • Prizes awarded for 1st - 3rd place + Big Bass at each tournament, with additional prizes added for every 10 entries.

  • Gift Cards awarded to Boat Captains at each tournament

  • Qualifying teams will compete for $10,000+ in scholarship money and prizes at the Championship

  • The top three teams with the most points at the end of each season have their entry fee for the Championship waived

Complete set of rules available under "Rules" link at the top of the page

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About Us

The CTHSTT is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Organization 

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The Student Anglers Federation

News and Updates

01/18 - Here is an update on the Tuffman / High School Invitational. All anglers that qualified for and are fishing this event will need to print from our website ( a copy of the waiver form, sign it and bring it with you on day one of the tournament. Remember that the lakes go off limits at midnight on the 20th of January 2021. Launch times will be safe light (about 7:15am) each day. Thanks to the generosity of so many we will be awarding Scholarship Money to the Top 4 Teams. We will also be awarding a prize for the Big Fish of the event. Day 1 launch site will be Temple Lake Park on Lake Belton and Day 2 launch site will be Stillhouse Hollow Marina on Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir. An Awards Ceremony is in the works, so be sure to check back for more information on that. Good luck to all the anglers and we'll see you on the water.

01/09 - We are very grateful for the contribution of so many to the Tuffman / High School Invitational Scholarship fund. Because of their generosity we will be able to award scholarship money to the top 4 high school teams in the upcoming Tuffman / High School Invitational tournament, to be held during the 2021 Central Texas Boat Show, the 22nd thru 24th of January 2021 at the Bell County Expo Center. Scholarship money awarded at this event will be used to help these fine young anglers in their pursuit of a higher education. Please stop in and thank these businesses for their support of these anglers and High School Fishing in the Central Texas area.

Marine Outlet, Tightlines PFT, Bingham Marine, Fleeman’s Taxidermy, Centex RV and Boat Storage, Diawa Corporation
Anthony Joseph Jewelers, Sheriff Eddy Lange, Rep. Huge Shine

​If you're interest in supporting our trail this season, check out our donation / sponsor page or contact me for all the information.

The Central Texas High School Tournament Trail, located in the Heart of Central Texas, provides an opportunity for both Middle School and High School students in grades 6th through 12th to excel both academically and professionally by means of competitive bass fishing. We also provide these students the opportunity to earn scholarship money for their continued education. This Trail was formed and operates solely to invest in the future of these young anglers and the sport of competitive bass fishing in Central Texas.