2017 Northern Ohio Bow Fishing Tournament

Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at West Branch State Park

Prizes for biggest carp, largest stringer of five fish, and smallest eligible fish


8:00 am:       Tournament begins

10:00 am:     Registration ends

Noon:            Lunch (available until 1:00 pm)

1:00 pm:       Weigh-in deadline


  • Pre-register for a $10.00 donation, or $15.00 day of event
  • Registration: Check-in will be at West boat launch on Knapp Rd. day of shoot
  • Contact Mike Ballash: (440)-227-6756 or bowmofo@yahoo.com
  • For West Branch park rules or camping info call (330)-296-3239 or www.westbranchstatepark.com

2017 Traditional Turkey Shoot and 3-D Warm-Up Event

The first event of the season is upon us! The 2017 GBAC Archery Event season will start on Saturday, April 8th, running thorough Sunday, April 9. This event (and all GBAC events) are open to all classes. Registration is from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, and 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Sunday.

Youth equipment is available to rent at no charge, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

2017 Schedule Announced

The 2017 archery shoot schedule has been finalized. The first shoot of the year will occur on April 8 and 9 with the traditional turkey shoot on Saturday, and the 3-D warm-up on Sunday. New this year is the Archery Fun Challenge in July, which will include distance challenge targets among other challenges. All shoots are open to all archery classes and open to the public.

Upcoming Summer Events

Summer is officially in full-swing! Here are some upcoming times and dates for the summer activities to-come:
  • July 5 at 5:30 PM: Work party to set up for the shoot!
  • July 7 at 6:30 PM: Member Meeting at the Club Pavilion
  • *July 9 & 10 Cookout and Shootout
  • July 11 at 5:30 PM: Work party to clean up after the shoot
  • August 11 at 6:30 PM: Member Meeting at the Club Pavilion
  • *August 13 & 14– African Safari Shoot
  • September 1-5: The Great Geauga County Fair
  • September 8 at 6:30 PM: Member Meeting at the Club Pavilion
  • *September 10– Deer Shoot
  • *September 11– Corn Roast