NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host its inaugural bass fishing tournament Saturday, Oct. 15, presented by the Cane River Waterway Commission. Fishing sites will include Cane River, Sibley Lake, Red River and Black Lake. Weigh-ins will take place at Collins Pavilion on the NSU campus and will include giveaways, door prizes, raffle, DJ, bounce house and tackle and apparel vendors. Proceeds will benefit the NSU Fishing Team.
First place prize is $10,000, second place is $5,000, third place is $2,500 and a Big Bass prize is $3,000. Additional payouts will be made with one for every seven entries.
The entry fee is $150 for a team or individual. Early registration is available at nsula/BASSTournament until Oct. 14. Anglers can register early to get later check-in times. In person registration will be available Collins Pavilion from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 and 4:15-6:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.
A complete list of tournament rules…