Very cool event, from Sacramento County News.
From April 30 to May 3, Sacramento County’s Discovery Park will host a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament. The Elite Series, a nine-tournament event, is the premier fishing tournament series in the world. More than one hundred professional anglers will compete over four days for a $100,000 top prize. Auburn, California native Skeet Reese is sure to be a fan favorite in Sacramento, both as a local hero and as the winner of the most recent Elite Series tournament.
Sacramento’s tournament includes:
• FREE ENTRY
• Daily launches at 6:15 a.m. PT
• Daily weigh-ins at 3:15 p.m. PT
• FREE Outdoor Expo Saturday & Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
• Kids zone by Sacramento Children’s Museum and Nimbus Fish Hatchery
• Great food and Farm-to-Fork menu
• Wine & beer pavilion
• Free SABA Bike Valet presented by Sacramento County
• FREE PARKING
There are more than 41.6 million anglers over the age of six in the United States, making it the third most popular outdoor activity in America today. More people fish than play golf or tennis. The Bassmaster Elite Series tournament expects to bring 30,000 people to the event and generate more than $2 million in economic impact for Sacramento. The ESPN Network and the Outdoor Channel both plan to broadcast portions of the tournament. Fans can also view a live stream at Bassmaster.com. Visit SacSports.com for more information.
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