Nation's largest amateur bass tournament starts Friday on Arkansas River

The annual $100,000 Big Bass Bonanza on the Arkansas River in the state of Arkansas is set for June 29-July 1.
by Ed Godfrey Published: June 23, 2012
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The annual $100,000 Big Bass Bonanza on the Arkansas River in the state of Arkansas is set for June 29-July 1.

The tournament is for amateur anglers only. It awards $50,000 to the angler catching the largest bass overall. The winner also earns a berth in the Bassmaster Central Open in September on Fort Gibson Lake.

Another $40,000 — or $10,000 each — will be distributed among the anglers who catch the largest fish in each of the four remaining weigh-in pools. Another $10,000 will be divided among hourly prizes.

Anglers can fish in five separate pools on the Arkansas River for hourly prizes. The eligible waters in the tournament are the nearly 300 miles of the Arkansas River within the state of Arkansas.

For more information, visit http://www.arkansasbigbass.com


by Ed Godfrey
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Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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