2016 Mr. Bass of Arkansas Classic
We are proud to announce will be heading to De Queen, AR for our Mr. Bass of Arkansas Classic. There are three lakes we will take advantage of for this event.
- Gillham Lake is 1370 acres, launch from Cassatot Point.
- Dierks Lake is 1360 acres, launch from Jefferson Ridge.
- De Queen Lake is 1680 acres, launch from Oak Grove.
Days 1 & 2 fisherman will have their choice to fish either Gillham or Dierks. We will launch and check in at both lakes with weigh in at the De Queen Sports Complex. Once you begin fishing on either lake you must remain on that lake for the duration of the day, no changing lakes during fishing hours. You may change lakes from day 1 to day 2. All Game and Fish rules, and slot limits will be followed for each lake.
Days 1 & 2 the full field will fish both days with the top 10 Pros advancing to day 3 and the Amateur Champion being named.
Day 3 the top 10 Pros will fish De Queen Lake with launch-check in at the Oak Grove boat launch. Weights will be zeroed for day three.
All Three lakes will be off limits starting September 24 through Sept. 30. De Queen lake will remain off limits starting September 24th until the Classic final day October 9th.
No outside information may be obtained starting October 1.
Our Championship Banquet and Awards Presentation will be October 6th. Location in De Queen will be announced later. We have also negotiated hotel rates for your stay; info listed below.
The City of De Queen is a gracious host for this tournament, please invite your family and friends to come watch the fishing action and to explore all this South West Arkansas City and surrounding areas have to offer.
The Hotels listed below have offered the rates listed.
Palace Motel 870-642-9627 Single $49.99 Double $54.99
De Queen Courtyard Inn 870-642-8147 Single $45.00 Double $50.00
Congratulations to Pro- Chris Huselton and Am- Mitchell Garrett for winning Mr. Bass Tournament #6 on Lake Ouachita!
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