Start time for fishing time will be 6:15 am, you will receive a start time text but if you do not, you may begin fishing at 6:15 am.
If you are unfamiliar with Lake Chickaumauga please come to the registration between 3-6 PM on Friday to learn the details of getting in and out of the weight in site by boat this weekend.
Rods were gone as of April 12th
You may enter yourself in the text system for this event by texting the word chick to the number 25827. We will enter your number in the system but some carriers block these type of messages so by entering yourself, this will prevent the chance of being blocked.
Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee
Weight in Site:
Dayton Boat Dock 175 Lakeshore St, Dayton, TN 37321
Entry fees are per angler.
Friday May 20th 3 - 6 pm Dayton Boat Dock 175 Lakeshore St, Dayton, TN 37321
If you have previously registered/paid online then you have an official entry into the tournament and are NOT required to attend any registration/meeting on Friday. Friday's registration is ONLY for anglers who have not already entered/paid for the tournament. *If you qualified to receive an early online entry rod (see below).
Due to the varying times of year that we host our tournaments, we will notify everyone of the start time on the Friday before the tournament. We will notify you via text message and/or email. Start time (first cast) for each tournament will be safe light and set by the tournament director. You may launch and be on the water but you may not begin fishing until we notify you of first cast. Please do not call our offices related to start time.
Weigh in Times:
8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 11-12pm, 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm.
$33,175.00 Guaranteed Overall Grand Prize:
2016 Nitro Z18 with a Mecury 150HP ProXS motor.
$42,350.00 Guaranteed Total Hourly Paybacks:
1st $1000 2nd $500 3rd $300 4th $250 5th $225 6th $200 7th $175 8th $150 9th $125 10th $100
$21,998.00 in Prizes: Free SHIMANO Compre 7'2" Worm Rod (Retail Value $109.99) to the first 200 two day online entrants.
Early entry promo rods may be picked up at Friday's registration sites or after 3pm each day of the tournament. Please do not call our offices related to early entry rods. There is a rod counter at the top of each event page. Rods are gone when counter shows zero. We will post the date the counter goes to zero on the site. *Your co-angler may pick up your rod for you if you're unable to be present.
The guaranteed grand prize for the 2016 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Tour events will be a fully rigged Nitro Z18 boat, motor and trailer package with a total retail value of $33,175.00 including dealer prep and freight. *Options may vary per boat depending on availability. New for 2016, the grand prize winner will have the option to select an alternate boat, motor and trailer package from the Tahoe, Sun Tracker, or Tracker boats within the Tracker Marine Group portfolio of brands. The model and options selected must be of equal or lesser value than the guaranteed grand prize total of $33,175.00. If the grand prize winner selects a boat of lesser value they will forfeit the difference in total retail value including dealer prep and freight and not be entitled to additional compensation.
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