Harris Chain of Lakes, Florida
February 7 - 9, 2020 | $135,000
Florida Big Bass Classic Presented by Lake County - $135,000 Guaranteed Prizes & Payouts
3 DAY EVENT (FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY)
Entry Fee: Three Day $240 | Two Day $160 | One Day $110 (Entry fees are per angler)
Start fishing time will be 6:45 for all three days. You will receive a text when to start fishing. If you don't receive a text, you may begin fishing at 6:45 am.
Harris Chain of Lakes, Florida
Weigh in Site:
Hickory Point Recreational Facility 27341 State Rd 19, Tavares, Florida.
Guaranteed Overall Grand Prize: $46,000
2020 NITRO Z19 rigged with a Mercury® 200 L Pro XS FourStroke outboard, Minn Kota® Ultrex® 24V, 80-lb, Bow Humminbird® HELIX™ 8 DI G3N, Console Humminbird® HELIX™ 8 SI G3N, genuine two tone NITRO ratchet cover, tandem-axle 2 brakes NITRO® trailer w/powder-coat finish & GALVASHIELD® Impact corrosion & chip protection.
Guaranteed Total Hourly Paybacks: $63,525
1st $1000 2nd $500 3rd $300 4th $250 5th $225 6th $200 7th $175 8th $150 9th $125 10th $100
Early Entry Prizes: $25,000
Lew's Big Bass Tour Custom 6'10" Medium Heavy Casting Rod (Retail Value $89.99) and a Strike King bait assortment (Retail Value $20.00 ) to the first 250 two or three day entrants.
Tournament waters will be Harris Chain of Lakes and all rivers, creeks and canals connected to the Harris Chain. Only water open to ALL public fishing will be considered tournament waters. Any waters closed to public fishing will be closed to this tournament’s contestants. Lakes permitted to fish include: Griffin, Eustis, Harris, Little Harris, Denham, Dora, Beauclaire, Carlton, Trout, and Horseshoe. North boundary: Moss Bluff Lock and Dam on the Oklawaha River. Southern boundary: Apopka-Beauclaire Lock.
Thursday Februrary 6th 4 - 6 pm Hickory Point Recreational Facility
Online registration to fish all three days is open until 10 pm on Thursday February 6th. Online registration to fish Saturday and Sunday is open until 6 pm on Friday February 7th.
If you have previously registered/paid online then you have an official entry into the tournament and are NOT required to attend the registration on Thursday. Thursday's registration is ONLY for anglers who have not already entered/paid for the tournament or anglers that wish to pick up their early entry rod. *If you qualified to receive an early online entry rod (see below).
You may enter yourself in the text system for this event by texting the word florida 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. Also if you have previously opted out of our system, you will have to put yourself back in the system by texting the above keyword. If you opt out we cannot put you back in the system.
Due to the varying times of year that we host our tournaments, we will notify everyone of the start time the day prior to the start of the tournament. We will notify you via text message. 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. We will post start fishing time on this page the week of the event.
Weigh in Times: All days of event
8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 11am-12pm, 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm.
Early Entry Prizes:
Early entry promo rods may be picked up at Thursday's registration site or at the conclusion of each day's weigh in. 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. *Another angler may pick up your rod for you if you're unable to be present.
If a minor is fishing please submit the Parental Consent form: Consent Form