Newest Sponsor: Simmons Catfish

Simmons Catfish is our newest sponsor and will be donating the fish for our 2020 Angler Registration Dinner. Their advertisement will be featured on the back cover of our 2020 Souvenir Program that is shaping up nicely. If you want to grab a desirable presence in our Official Souvenir Tournament Program, you can fill out our online form here:

Nucor Bar Mill

Welcome our newest 2020 sponsor, Nucor Bar Mill! Thank you Shannon Phillips for your returning Lunker Loot sponsorship AND for major support for our kick-off event, BBQ and Boats! For another year, the Big Bass Sidepot could be worth $20,000. In addition to the normal Big Bass payout, if the last 2 digits (fraction) of the winning weight match 2 predetermined digits sealed in an envelope, the Big Bass winner receives an additional $20,000. Winner will be determined immediately after scales close and weights are verified. All Big Bass Sidepot participants are eligible!


132 = number of boats that weighed fish
223 = number of boats entered
446 = number of anglers
500 = number of bass brought to the scales
1272 = number of pounds of fish weighed
24000 = number of dollars won by anglers

Bass Classic weekend is almost here

T minus 2 days and counting! Bass Classic weekend is almost here. Online Registration will remain open until noon Saturday May 4 — after that registration must be done in person at Bass Pro Shops 4:30-7:30 Saturday night or at the tournament Pavilion Sunday morning. If you’re already registered remember that one partner must check in Saturday night to get your credentials, etc, or at the Pavilion prior to boat launch Sunday morning.


This is COUNTDOWN week! If you have NOT already registered, don’t panic! There is still time. We recommend that you NOT mail forms after Tuesday April 30 — we will leave for Jackson Friday and your form may not reach us in time! But online registration will remain open until Saturday at noon and the ONSITE Registration will be held at Bass Pro Shops in Pearl starting at 4:30 pm Saturday, May 4. You can also text ANGLER to 51555 and follow the link! If you miss all these opportunities, you can register onsite at the Hwy 43 Pavilion (next to Tommy’s) Sunday morning!