Annual Big Bass Bonanza Tournament Kicks Off

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CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – Hundreds of anglers from across the country are in town on Friday (June24) hoping to win a big cash prize as the Big Bass Bonanza is underway.

During the three – day event, fishermen will take their boats into the Arkansas River with their goal being to catch the largest bass. They’re five pools that expand along the river. Each fishermen can choose which pool they want to fish in each day, but all the fish that they catch must be weighed in the pool where they were caught.

Each hour, organizers will give away a cash prize to the person who caught the biggest fish. The person who catches the largest fish will win a cash prize of $50,000.

The anglers can fish one day in the tournament or do all three. The tournament wraps up on Sunday (June26).