About Us

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Established in 2015, Panhandle Youth Anglers (previously known as Santa Rosa Bass Team) is a community fishing club for anglers ages 7 through 12th grade.  The club is affiliated with Florida B.A.S.S. Nation High School.  The purpose of Panhandle Youth Anglers is to promote and encourage youth fishing and stimulate awareness of bass fishing as a major competitive sport in our community.  As part of Florida Bass Nation, young anglers are eligible to compete in either the youth or high school division at the state and national level and are competing for scholarship opportunities.  The club also holds local tournaments and events. For the 2018/2019 season, the club has 29 members from nine area schools.

Purpose:

  – to stimulate awareness of bass fishing as a major competitive sport

  – to promote environmental awareness and responsibility

  – to improve skills as bass anglers through fellowship and exchange of techniques and ideas

  – to function as a dynamic and effective link with other chapters of the Florida B.A.S.S. Nation