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$4.3M in cash and prizes and an anticipated $1M+ for conservation

Registration for the first three regional qualifiers for the Bass Pro Shops US Open – Lake Okeechobee, Fla. (March 13); Lake Ray Roberts, Texas (April 17); and Lake Mead, Nev. (April 24) – opens on Wednesday, February 10, at 10 AM CST at Registration will be open for 24 hours only and allows amateur anglers to be entered in a drawing to compete as one of 250 two-person teams in regional qualifying events this spring. Bass Pro Shops last week announced the first-of its-kind amateur team tournament with a total guaranteed purse of $4.3 million. 

With proceeds benefitting conservation and the future of fishing, the event is being created exclusively for amateurs including serious weekend tournament anglers, parents, grandparents, and youngsters, giving everyday anglers, friends, and families the chance to win big! 

The top 40 finishers from each regional qualifier will be eligible to fish the National Championship this fall at Big Cedar Lodge on famed Table Rock Lake in Missouri. The National Championship will be an internationally broadcast and feature 350 two-person teams competing for the ultimate $1 million prize, the largest payout in fishing tournament history.

Note: White River Marine Group boat owners have received direct communications on the registration window from Bass Pro Shops over the last two weeks. 

Registration will be open for 24 hours from Wednesday, February 10 at 10 a.m. CT through Thursday, February 11 at 10 a.m. CT

The tournament is open to amateur anglers owning one of the world’s foremost boat brands – Tracker, Ranger, Nitro, Triton, Sun Tracker, Tahoe and MAKO brands. For a full list of qualifications, visit

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