COLUMBIA, SC – Lake Ray Roberts in North Texas will be the site of the First Annual Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass No-Slot Tournament. The inaugural tournament is scheduled for Saturday, September 12th according to Andrew Marks, Abu Garcia Sr. Marketing Manager.
The event will feature the hourly payback format used at the popular Berkley Big Bass Challenge held each year on Texas’s Lake Fork. Anglers will be competing for a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 to be awarded to the person weighing in the largest bass of the day.
Any Big Bass hourly winner using a Revo low profile baitcast reel will win 2 Revo SX reels and a pair of new 2010 Abu Garcia rods - one each of the Vendetta and Vengeance. Abu Garcia is just now introducing these rods to anglers nationwide.
Ten places will be awarded cash each hour with the big hourly bass worth $500. The second largest hourly bass is worth $400 and the payout scale graduates to $120 for the 10th largest hourly bass.
Ray Roberts Marina will host the event. The entry fee is $120 per person and on-site registration at the Marina will be open Friday, September 11, from 4 pm to 7 pm. Saturday registration will be available beginning at 4:30 am. A complete set of tournament rules and more tournament information can be found at www.basschamps.com or by calling 817-247-2974.
The Vendetta and Vengeance rods are factory balanced specifically for use with Abu Garcia Revo baitcast and Soron spinning reels. Rod blank design and construction is tailor made for bass fishing with premium rod components for reel seats, guides and handles. For more information on these products can be found at www.abugarcia.com.
The Abu Garcia Revo Big Bass Tournament is hosted by BassChamps, the number one tournament trail in Texas.