The 2019 Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza will have $100,000 in cash up for grabs during this amateur tournament. This event is sponsored by The Arkansas Hospitality Association and presented by Simmons Bank.
The Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza of Arkansas will be contested in five separate pools for the purpose of paying hourly prizes. Eligible water will include nearly 300 miles on the Arkansas River, all within the boundaries of the state of Arkansas.
Pool #1: Alma - Clear Creek Park
Pool #2: Dardanelle State Park - Russellville side
Pool #3: Little Rock/North Little Rock - Rock City Yacht Club
Pool #4: Pine Bluff Regional Park
Pool #5: Pendleton Bridge
Anglers at the North Little Rock pool will have a new weigh-in site for 2019 at the Rock City Yacht Club located just off of Bond St. from the downtown area. This will also be where the awards event will be at the conclusion of the tournament.
Competitors will be able to listen to KSSN 96 and 105.1 The Wolf for the daily kickoff to the tournament as well as hourly weigh-in updates and information. You can listen on the radio at 95.7 FM or 105.1 FM, online at www.kssn.com/listen or www.1051thewolf.com/listen, or you can listen on the iHeartRadio app for your smartphone or tablet here. Our live coverage of the Big Bass Bonanza will begin each day for opening cast at 6am.
A BOAT GIVEAWAY TO CELEBRATE OUR 30 YEARS AND STILL FISHING STRONG
BASS TRACKER PRO160 PACKAGE
WITH A MERCURY MOTOR AND TRACKER TRAILSTAR TRAILER
EVERY REGISTERED FISHERMAN IN THE 2019 TOURNAMENT IS AUTOMATICALLY ENTERED FOR A CHANCE TO WIN
IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR 1 DAY YOU ARE ENTERED INTO THE DRAWING ONCE.
IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR 2 DAYS YOU ARE ENTERED INTO THE DRAWING TWICE.
IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR ALL 3 DAYS YOU ARE ENTERED INTO THE DRAWING THREE TIMES.
THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE AWARDS EVENT ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019.
WINNER OF THE BASS TRACKER PRO 160 WITH 20HP MERCURY MOTOR , AND TRAILER WILL BE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR TAX, TITLE, AND REGISTRATION.
BRADFORD MARINE AND ATV MUST COLLECT FEES AT TIME OF DELIVERY TO THE WINNER.
Here are five ways to register for the 2019 tournament:
- Online – the on-line registration is available here. This will ensure that everyone’s credentials will be with the weighmaster at the pool weigh in site. You may pick your credentials up before you go out or when you come to weigh in your first fish
- Day of tournament at weigh-in sites are Pool 1, Pool 2, Pool 3, Pool 4, Pool 5. Only cash payments will be accepted at weigh-in sites.
- Visit one of our official Registration sites. These are limited, call ahead to see if they are still registering.
Remember you may register on tournament days at official weigh-in sites. Only cash payments will be accepted at weigh-in sites.
One Day – $80
Two Days – $160
Three Days – $240
Children may fish in the tournament, and there is no age limit, but everyone must pay the registration fee and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Children will be able to win the Willow Leaf Award (A $1,000 cash award to parent/child or grandparent/grandchild weighing largest bass. Children can not be older than 22 to qualify for this prize.)
Find out more at ArkansasBigBass.com and be sure to join KSSN 96 and 105.1 The Wolf for this year's tournament!