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Bassmaster Elite – Toledo Bend

April 6 - April 9

 B.A.S.S. To Host Bassmaster Elite At Toledo Bend Presented by Econo Lodge

B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, will host the Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend presented by Econo Lodge, April 6-9, in Many, La. This event marks the 22nd time B.A.S.S. has held a tournament on Toledo Bend Reservoir and is the third of nine regular-season Bassmaster Elite Series professional bass fishing tournaments scheduled for 2017.

The tournament pits 110 of the top bass anglers in the world against one another as they compete for the $100,000 first-place prize. The field of competitors includes fishing superstar Kevin VanDam and 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic champion Edwin Evers. Six Louisiana anglers will also compete: Tyler Carriere (Youngsville), Cliff Crochet (Pierre Part), Greg Hackney (Gonzales), Robbie Latuso (Gonzales), Brett Preuett (Monroe) and Gerald Spohrer (Gonzales).

From watching the first boats take off at 6:45 a.m. CT on Thursday, April 6, to the final weigh-in at Cypress Bend Park on Sunday at 3:15 p.m., to participating in the family-friendly Elite Series Outdoors Expo, all activities and venues are free and open to the public.

Companies like Toyota, HUK Performance Fishing, Humminbird, Minn Kota and Power-Pole, as well as the Berkley Experience Trailer will be on site. Check out the latest models of Skeeter, Triton and Nitro boats. Mercury, Nitro, Triton, Skeeter and Yamaha will be giving demo rides at the venue. Carhartt, Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels, Livingston Lures, Phoenix Boats, Shimano, and T-H Marine are also scheduled to appear.

A schedule of activities planned throughout the weekend at the Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend include:

Schedule of Events

*All times are local

Thurs., April, 6

6:45 a.m.  The full field of anglers launch on Toledo Bend. Public launch viewing is available each day from the Cypress Bend Park (3462 Cypress Bend Drive, Many, LA 71449)

3:15 p.m.  Official weigh-in takes place at Cypress Bend Park

 

Fri., April 7

6:45 a.m.  The full field of anglers launch on Toledo Bend

3:15 p.m.  Official weigh-in takes place at Cypress Bend Park

 

Sat., April 8  

6:45 a.m.  The Top 50 anglers launch for semifinals of the Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend presented by Econo Lodge

Noon  Bassmaster Elite Series Outdoors Expo opens at Cypress Bend Park

3:15 p.m.  Official semifinals weigh-in begins at Cypress Bend Park

 

Sun., April 9

6:45 a.m.  The Top 12 anglers launch for the final day of the Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend competition

Noon  Bassmaster Elite Series Outdoors Expo opens

3:15 p.m.  Official final weigh-in for the 2017 Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend presented by Econo Lodge starts at Cypress Bend Park

 

2017 Bassmaster Elite At Toledo Bend Presenting Sponsor: Econo Lodge

2017 Bassmaster Elite Series Platinum Sponsor: Toyota

2017 Bassmaster Elite Series Premier Sponsors: Humminbird, Mercury, Minn Kota, Nitro Boats, Power-Pole, Shell Rotella, Skeeter Boats, Triton Boats, Yamaha, Berkley, Huk

2017 Bassmaster Elite Series Supporting Sponsors: Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels, Livingston Lures, Lowrance, Phoenix Boats, Shimano, T-H Marine, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Carhartt

Local Host: Toledo Bend Lake Country

About B.A.S.S.

B.A.S.S. is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 500,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (Bassmaster.com), television show (The Bassmasters on ESPN2), social media programs and events. For more than 45 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.

Details

Start:
April 6
End:
April 9
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Venue

Toledo Bend Recreation Site
1310 Army Recreation Road
Florien, LA 71429 United States
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Phone:
(888) 718-9088
Website:
http://fortpolkmwr.com/toledo_bend_recreation_site

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