Tournament News

Tournament News

2020 Bass Pro Shops/Cabela's Big Bass Tour Dates Announced

by Brad Baranowski on 07/09/19

The Bass Pro/Cabela's Big Bass Tour will once again have a stop at the Harris Chain of Lakes in 2020. The 3-day event will take place February 7th-9th with the weigh station being setup at Hickory Point. Registration for the event will start in November. Go to for information.

Lake Tarpon Open Tournament This Saturday 6/8/19

by Brad Baranowski on 06/01/19

The Lake Tarpon Open Tournament Series continues this Saturday June 8th out of Anderson Park. The open tournament is run by Gary Muchler and runs every 2nd Saturday of the month. There will be exemptions for size and bag limits. Sign up at the ramp. Weights have been solid this summer with 21+ pounds winning the Xtreme Series tournament this weekend. The Tuesday Night tournaments are also going on through the summer. They start at 6pm out of Anderson Park, pay at the ramp. For more info on these tournaments check out: 

Lake Tarpon Holiday Bass Tournament - December 8th, 2018

by Brad Baranowski on 12/05/18

There will be an open team bass tournament on Lake Tarpon on December 8th, 2018out of Anderson Park. Weigh-in will be at 2pm at The Tarpon Turtle restaurant on the lake. Entry is $60. 1 or 2 anglers per boat. Exemptions pulled for size restrictions. 100% payback plus added prize money and prize items awarded. For more info go to: Lake Tarpon Holiday Bass Tournament

Winter Haven Chain Open Tournament August 11th, 2018

by Brad Baranowski on 07/31/18

MacDill Bassbusters

Open Team Tournament


August 11th - Lake Shipp (Big Ramp)


Registration capped at 35 boats

Entry Fee: $50.00 per team

Safe Daylight to 2:00 PM

5 - Bass Limit

$5.00 per team goes to Big Bass

(20 boats = $100 payout for big bass)


If you would like to register in advance for this tournament, please call Greg Bartz at (813) 714-9916 to do so for that information.

2019 3-Day Bass Pro/Cabela's Big-Bass on Harris Chain set for February 15th-17th

by Brad Baranowski on 07/12/18

From Bass Pro Big Bass website:

We are excited to announce the 2019 schedule for the Bass Pro Shops/Cabela's Big Bass Tour.  The 2019 tournament schedule will feature over $1.4 million in guaranteed prizes and payouts with tournaments in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.  Early entry rod promo will be provided to the first 250 three day entrants at our nine three day events and to the first 250 two day entrants at our two day events. One day entry fee is $110, two day entry fee is $160, and three day entry is $240.

This page was last updated: June 2, 2019