Cheat Lake Angler's Bass Club

Year founded: 2006

Mission statement: We are the largest Independent Club/Trail in the area that welcomes everyone with opportunities to fish more tournaments.

Geographic region covered: North central West Virginia and Western Maryland

Best lake or lakes visited: Deep Creek Lake in Maryland and Stonewall Jackson in West Virginia

Average turnout per tournament: 42 boats

Contact: Brent Bowsher 304-906-6028, www.cheatlakeanglersbassclub.com

Also: The 2017 Championship is a $12,000 purse and $5,000 first place guarantee on Lake Norman, N.C., October 13 and 14.