Buchanan, Tenn.- Practice fishing is already underway for the Berkley Bassmaster Elite Series at Kentucky Lake presented by Abu Garcia. The tournament runs Friday May 4th thru Monday May 7th as over 100 anglers compete for the top prize of $100K.
The full field will fish on Friday and Saturday with each angler weighing his 5 largest bass each day. The Top 50 anglers will then move onto competition on Sunday, with the top 12 competing in Monday’s Championship round.
In addition to the public being invited to 6am take-offs and weigh-ins at 3pm each day, there will also be a Bassmasters Outdoor Expo for the public to come and be a part of during the tournament. Several prizes will be given away during the expo.
David Hamilton, CEO of the Industrial Committee, said all events will be held on the State Park side of Hwy. 79 and there will be carnival rides on Saturday and Sunday to go along with all the vendors and interactive exhibits that Bassmaster will have on display. All of this will be free to the public.
The public can follow along via social media with Twitter and Facebook or view live streaming weigh-ins at www.bassmaster.com.