A charitable competitive bass tournament held annually on the 1st Sunday in May on Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson, MS

Learn more about the
Catch-A-Dream Foundation

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ONE LUCKY CAST could land you some big bucks. 

Lucky Cast “levels the playing field” so ANYONE can take home extra cash and prizes. It is SIMPLE – the top 3 largest fish weighed in each period win. View our 2017 Lucky Cast Prize Winners here!

1ST … $350 | 2ND … $150 | 3RD merchandise
This is independent of the Overall Big Bass Side Pot.


Official time periods are:
Blast-off – 8 am (pdf)
8 am – 10:00 am (pdf)
10:00 am – noon (pdf)

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That’s right! 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.

roundabout-watercraft_logoOne boat number will be randomly drawn from all Bass Classic boat entries to win a pair of Roundabout RWC Watercrafts. Your paid boat entry qualifies you for this drawing. 

2017 Angler Drawing Winners

* Must be present at the time of the drawing to win. Drawing will be held immediately following weigh-in on Sunday.




Win your choice of

  1.  a $200 Fish Grip products gift basket or
  2.  a $200 Fish Grip Gift Certificate to be used at the Fish Grip online store or
  3.  a crisp $100 bill!

It’s easy! 

Purchase the Official Catch-A-Dream Fish Grip when you register ($15) or at the launch site ($20,) then take a photo of yourself holding a bass caught on Tournament day and submit via email before 1 pm.  One winner will be randomly selected from all submitted photos. You must be a registered angler to participate, and the Fish Grip and its attached lanyard ball must be clearly visible in the photo. One entry per angler. 

You can keep up with what’s happening as the next tournament approaches via text messaging! Simply subscribe to Bass Classic Text Alerts and you’ll stay informed! We will use this as the official communication method during each tournament for other safety/emergency or communication needs.

To Subscribe: Send a text message to 95577 and enter the keyword CATCH.
It’s easy and it’s free.

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