Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge

Are you ready for a weekend filled with fun, excitement and big bass action? If so make your plans to attended the 4th Annual Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge, May 3rd and 4th on the California Delta. Russo's Marina on Bethel Island will once again serve as tournament headquarters.

The tournament format of the Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge is bass fishing's version of "Texas Hold Em" Poker. Anglers must balance their fish catching skills with a carefully planned weigh in strategy. Each competition day is comprised of six official one hour periods during which anglers can weigh in their single largest bass. Competitors with a big bass must decide when to bring their potential prize winner to the scales. Anglers can only weigh in one fish per official hour, however may continue to fish in their quest to win hourly awards.

Over the course of the six official one hour daily weigh in periods, anglers will compete for 5 big fish prizes each hour. The competitor with the largest bass weighed in during each of the hourly periods will win $500*. The twelve lucky anglers weighing in the biggest bass during each period of the event will be eligible to participate in the grand prize drawing for a chance to win $10,000*. In addition, $3,000* will be awarded for the overall big fish of the event.

The Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge is affordable fishing fun. Anglers can elect to fish both days or just one. The entry fee is $150 per angler for both days or $100 for the single day option. No membership fee is required and anglers of all ages and skill levels are eligible to compete. In addition a special Kid's division is open to all anglers 15 years of age and younger.

Competitors may use only Yamamoto or Kinami baits Over the course of the event's history, one bait, the Senko has dominated the tournament leader board. Last year, the Senko accounted for an astounding 70 percent of the 60 hourly cash awards.

With the recent introduction of a full lineup of premium Yamamoto hard baits, this year's event may write a very different storyline. Competitors can select the Tate pencil or the Shibuki popper for topwater action. The Tenkuu jerkbait and the Chikara crankbait give anglers new options for targeting the California Delta's population of giant largemouth bass.

So join us for a weekend of fun at the 4th Annual Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge.

For more information on the 4th Annual Yamamoto Big Bass Challenge and complete contest rules please visit https://www.anglerspress.com

* Payout based on total paid entries with cash prize increasing with participation. Please visit https://www.anglerspress.com website for full event rules and details regarding payout ratios.

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