Lake Murray, South Carolina

October 2 - 4, 2020 | $135,000

Event Details


South Carolina Big Bass Classic Presented by Lake Murray Country - $135,000 Guaranteed Prizes & Payouts

Supported by Discover South Carolina 

We are no longer doing refunds for this event if you can't attend.  We can move you to the 2021 Lake Murray event or any other future event.  The 2021 Lake Murray event is April 30th - May 2nd.  Please email us at and let us know if you need to move your entry.


Entry Fee: Three Day $240 | Two Day $160 | One Day $110 (Entry fees are per angler)


Lake Murray, South Carolina

Weigh in Site: 

Dreher Island State Park, 3677 State Park Rd, Prosperity, SC 29127

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.


Onsite Reistration:  Due to Covid-19 there will be no onsite registration.

Rod Pickup - Thursday October 1st   4 - 6 pm, Dreher Island State Park, 3677 State Park Rd, Prosperity, SC 29127.  You may also pick up your rods during tournament days.

Online registration to fish all three days is open until 10 pm on Thursday October 1st.  Online registration to fish Saturday and Sunday is open until 6 pm on Friday October 2nd.

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).

Text System:

You may enter yourself in the text system for this event by texting the word murray 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.

Start Time:  

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. 

Host Hotels:  Click here for info


If a minor is fishing please submit the Parental Consent form: Consent Form

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Rod Giveaway

0 Rods Remaining

All original entries on or before July 10th will receive a rod.

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