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The Central Texas High School Tournament Trail, is a non-profit organization located in the Heart of Central Texas, which provides an opportunity for both Middle School and High School students in grades 6th through 12th to excel both academically and professionally through 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.

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, CTHSTT Winter Classic + Championship

  • Prizes awarded for 1st - 4th place + Big Bass at each tournament, with additional prizes added for every 10 entries.

  • Gift Cards awarded to 3 randomly selected Boat Captains at each tournament

  • Teams will compete for scholarship money and prizes at each qualifying event and compete for over $10,000.00 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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Keep America Fishing / Pitch it

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

Lake Belton was the site of our 2023-2024 season opener. 77 teams hit the water looking for 5 good bites. Low water levels and a front rolling through two days before, made fishing tough and it showed at the scales. When scales closed,

 1st Place went to Matthew Dvorak and Bryden Castillo of West HS Bass Club, with 14.43lbs.
Awarded, 1st Place Trophies, $500.00 in Scholarship Money Abu Garcia Reels

2nd Place; went to Garrett Phalen and Tyler Howe of Jarrell HS Fishing Team, with 13.08lbs
Awarded, 2nd Place Trophies, $400.00 in Scholarship Money, Abu Garcia Reels

3rd Place; went to Kort Sloan and Keston Stokes of Team Texas Boat World, with 12.15lbs.
Awarded, 3rd Place Trophies, $300.00 in Scholarship Money, Abu Garcia Reels
4th Place; went to William Clark and Aidan Bottkol of Midlothian HS, with 9.17lbs.
Awarded, 4th Place Trophies, $200.00 in Scholarship Money Abu Garcia Reels

5th Place; went to Tyler Cox and Branson Ward of Midlothian HS, with 8.39lbs.
Awarded, Abu Garcia Rod and Reel Combos

6th Place; went to Levi Davis and Caden Solberg of Robinson HS Bass Club, with 7.05lbs.
Awarded, Pflueger Reels

7th Place; Rudy Rodriquez and Lilly Williams of Bruceville-Eddy Eagles, 6.93lbs.
Awarded, Berkley Rods

8th Place; Dylan Finley and Bryce McGee of China Springs Bass Club, 5.59lbs.
Awarded, Tackle Packs with assorted baits.
Big Bass Award went to Matthew Dvorak with 5.92lbs.
Awarded, Abu Garcia Rod.

Junior Team Award went to Rudy Rodriquez and Lilly Williams with a weight of 6.93lbs.
Awarded, Berkley Rods.

Sanctioned by

The Student Anglers Federation

About Us

09/18/2023 - The 2023-2024 season kicked off on Lake Belton with 77 teams hitting to water. What a great start to a new season. Stop #2 will be Lake Whitney on the 15th of October.

09/06/2023 - New for this season;

1) Random live-well checks will be conducted at the ramp at each tournament.

2) The Winter Classic will change from a two day event to a one day tournament, this season.