If you love fishing then get ready for the 27th Annual Big Bass Classic Fishing Tournament on May 12-13, 2017 at Lake Wright Patman and Millwood Lake to benefit Opportunities Inc.

The Big Bass Blast Expo and Auction kicks off the tournament on Friday, May 12 at 6PM at the Four States Fairgrounds Entertainment Center. Register for the tournament while enjoying Naaman's Championship BBQ, drinks, the 'Best of the Live' auction and a silent auction featuring over 100 items.

The 2017 Big Bass Classic Tournament is set to get underway at 6AM from both Lake Wright Patman and Millwood Lake in Ashdown Ark.  Listen to Kicker 102.5 your official station for the Big Bass Classic at 1PM, 2PM and 3PM for the biggest bass and exact pound brought in.

In addition to the tournament the 4th Annual Little Big Bass Kids' Derby will be Saturday morning at 9AM at Bobby Ferguson Park. Registration is free and open to kids ages 12 and under. Winners announced at 11:30AM, prior to the Big Bass Classic weigh-in.

Weigh-in for the 2017 Big Bass Classic Fishing Tournament begins at noon on the main stage at the Four States Fairgrounds. Grand Prize winner gets their choice of $10,000 or a Tracker Bass Boat from Bradford Marine and a championship ring from Crocker's Jewelers. Even weight prizes and Top 10 winners will also be awarded.

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For more information, call 903-791-2270 or visit Opportunities Inc. website.

The 2017 Big Bass Classic is sponsored by the following:

  • Bradford Marine & ATV
  • Rothwell Marine
  • Domino Federal Credit Union
  • Naaman's Championship BBQ
  • Ross & Shoalmire, LLP
  • Neighbors Emergency Center
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Co
  • Crockers Jewelers
  • Diamond City Trailer Mfg
  • Heritage Church, United Steelworkers
  • TAC Energy
  • TDS Erectors & Crane Service
  • Townsquare Media Texarkana
  • Red River Pharmacy
  • Central Air Conditioning & Plumbing Co
  • H&N Landscaping and Nursery
  • Regional Systems
  • Mil-Way Federal Credit Union
  • Auto Tech Inc.
  • Motivated Marketing LLC