This chart, provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, shows the number of anglers and fishing tournament days on Lake Harris is recent years.
Lake County is looking to continue its long lucrative history of bass tournaments next year.
County commissioners will decide Tuesday whether to commit $325,000 dollars in tourism development funds to that effort.
Visit Lake interim director Steven Clenney says bass fishing is a historical foundation of tourism in Lake County.
“It’s a fun fact the Harris Chain of Lakes hosted the first ever professional bass fishing tournament based out of…