MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KY3) – The Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship kicked off Thursday, marking the finale to the 2021 season for anglers involved in the five-state region.
Hosted by the Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce, the three-day regional championship features the top 45 boaters and co-anglers, plus tournament winners in the four divisions. Competitors will battle it out for a top prize of $60,000, including a Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200-horsepower.
It was an early start Thursday morning as anglers launched at 7 a.m. for day one of the competition. Competitors thought there would be a lot of action early in the morning following significant rain Wednesday.
The Twin Lakes area is a hub for water activities, which can bring a lot of attraction.
“It’s nice to have the Norfork Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, and the White River all here nestled real close together,” said Eric Thitoff, Manager at the Buzzard Roost Marina. “Big recreation in the summer…