The 2013 Big Bass Bonanza kicks off this Saturday and Sunday. The tournament is slated for 6 a.m.-3 p.m., May 4-5, at Lake O’ the Pines. Entry is $100 per day per person or $175 for two days.
First place is guaranteed $105,000 in cash and prizes and hourly prices of $600, $300, and $100 are paid to first, second, and third places, respectively. Cash prizes are also awarded to the overall top 10, and special prizes will be awarded to Junior Angler, Top Female Angler and Senior Angler. Last year’s total payout eclipsed the $250,000 plateau in cash and prizes.
The Family Fish Off returns this year, with the top family team of two winning a trip for four to Disney World. New this year is the High School Challenge, with the top team and top individual each winning $1,000.
Saturday night, May 4, will be the karaoke contest. Preliminaries begin at 4 p.m., with top prizes of $1,000, $250, and $100 up for grabs.
Registration forms are available at www.texasbigbassbonanza.com. For more information, call 903-663-9800.