Two hundred top collegiate bass fishing teams will descend on South Carolina’s Lake Murray, May 26-27, seeking top honors in college’s fishing’s longest running national championship, the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops.
Started in 2005, the two-day, no-entry fee, traditional five-bass limit tournament offers tens of thousands of dollars in prizes and contingencies.
And if a competitor’s boat has a breakdown or runs aground, TowBoatUS Lake Murray, the 24/7 on-water boat towing and assistance service, will be there to ensure the student anglers get to weigh-in on time. The locally owned company is part of a network of more than 300 locations and 600 red assistance vessels that responded to more than 81,000 requests for routine on-water help last year.
“It will be a great competition for these student anglers, and if a problem arises, we are ready to resolve it,” said TowBoatUS Lake Murray owner Capt. Rick…