Introducing the LWWJ Small Vessel Trail Series

Two years ago, a buddy started a Thursday night working man’s tournament called the Lake Woodlands Weekly Jackpot. This started on Lake Woodlands, in the north part of Houston, TX. It was a cash-at-the-ramp tournament, allowing folks to have a late-week break and go fishing!

Later in the year, the tournament gained some traction and we started to have pop-up Saturday events. We expanded the Thursday and Saturday events beyond Lake Woodlands, hitting other Southeast Texas lakes.

This year, we’ve expanded even more and created a trail, following multiple lakes in the Southeast Texas region. Our first event, and 2-day Championship events, are scheduled for Lake Woodlands.

The first event was last weekend, wrangling 7 anglers to battle it out in 35° air temp and 49° water temps. It was rough, but there are always fish to be caught.

We want to invite more anglers to join our trail. The events will be a $40 entry fee with an optional $10 Big Bass pot. To qualify for the Championship, there’s a one-time $20 Club fee and fish in 3 events, or win any event. We are using Fishing Chaos to manage the events. The small vessel trail allows human and electric-powered vessels 16′ and below. We wanted to allow more than just kayakers to join, letting Jon boats, canoes, skiffs, bass raiders and other craft compete.

Register for the Club here:
Register for the Tournaments here:

Full Schedule:

Lake Woodlands – February 13th
Lake Conroe – March 13th – register here
Sheldon Reservoir – April 10th (registration details to come)
Lake Raven – May 15th (registration details to come)
Gibbons Creek Reservoir – June 19th (registration details to come)
Lake Woodlands 2-Day Championship – July 17th-18th (registration details to come)

To see the full rules and standards, click here.

Have any questions, reach out to Mark Chiles – [email protected] or connect with me on Fishing Crunch

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