On this episode of the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, we provide continued coverage from Day 1 of the 2021 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley on Kentucky Lake in Henry County and Paris, TN.
On the previous episode, we took a look at the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia, introduced the Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley, and covered Day 1 Session 1 weigh-in presented by Engel Coolers. Day 1 action at Kentucky Lake is picking up as anglers begin to form a pattern out on this Tennessee River fishery.
The next weigh-in session anglers can compete in is Session 2 presented by HydroWave. First place for this session will earn a HydroWave H2, $200 Bass Pro Shops gift card, and a T-H Marine prize package. Anglers will be looking to best 5.25 pounds to claim the overall tournament lead.
Paris, TN and Henry County have long been supporters of collegiate bass fishing. The Association of Collegiate Anglers has been bringing premier college fishing events to Kentucky Lake for upwards of 10 years now. The Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce has been key in this long-lasting partnership. From providing meals at weigh-in, to support in a variety of other ways, Paris, TN and Henry County works to create a great atmosphere for anglers from all across the country to come to town and have a great time fishing Kentucky Lake.
Session 3 presented by Bass Pro Shops offers one of the most lucrative payouts in the entire event. First place for this hour will win a $1,000 Bass Pro Shops gift card. The Top 10 during this session will all earn Bass Pro Shops gift card of varying values, as well as an array of other different items.
The final session of the day is presented by Garmin. The winner of this session will earn a Garmin Panoptix LiveScope system, with 2nd and 3rd also receiving valuable prizes from Garmin. Stay tuned all the way through this episode, as the biggest fish of the day will be brought to the scales during Session 4!