Top Bass Tournaments

Open Singles Bass Tournaments

2021 Tournament Schedule

June 6, 2020 - EGO FISHING OPEN on Saginaw River/Saginaw Bay [Independence Bridge Launch (USS Edison Battleship)
June 20, 2020 THE GOLD EAGLE OPEN on Saginaw River/Saginaw Bay [Independence Bridge Launch (USS Edison Battleship)
June 27, 2020 THE HUMMINBIRD MINN KOTA OPEN on Houghton Lake [West Launch (off Hwy 127)
July 11, 2020 THE FRANK’S GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE-1 on Lake Missaukee (Missaukee County Park)
July 25, 2020  THE FRANK’S GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE-2 on Houghton Lake West Launch (off Hwy 127)
August 8, 2020 The MERCURY MARINE OPEN on Lake St.Helen (St.Helen City Ramp)
August 22, 2020 THE D&R SPORTS CENTER OPEN on Lake Missaukee (Missaukee County Park)
August 29-30, 2020 THE DICK'S SPORTING GOODS 2 DAY CHAMPIONSHIP on Lake St.Helen (St.Helen City Ramp)

SPECIAL 2 LAKE CHALLENGE - Frank's Great Outdoors is sponsoring 2 regular one day tournaments, with an added Challenge format (optional).  For an added $30 on July 11 (Missaukee), you will be entered into the 2 Lake Challenge tournament. Total weight from both Challenges (Missaukee 7/11 and Houghton Lake 7/25) will determine the winners.  Payout 1 in 7.  Sponsor adding $$$ to prize fund.  You can still fish the 7/11 & 7/25 tournaments, without entering the Challenge.  The Challenge is optional.
June 6, 2020 - EGO FISHING OPEN on Saginaw River/Saginaw Bay [Independence Bridge Launch (USS Edison Battleship)
June 20, 2020 THE GOLD EAGLE OPEN on Saginaw River/Saginaw Bay [Independence Bridge Launch (USS Edison Battleship)
June 27, 2020 THE HUMMINBIRD MINN KOTA OPEN on Houghton Lake [West Launch (off Hwy 127)
July 11, 2020 THE FRANK’S GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE-1 on Lake Missaukee (Missaukee County Park)
July 25, 2020  THE FRANK’S GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE-2 on Houghton Lake West Launch (off Hwy 127)
August 8, 2020 The MERCURY MARINE OPEN on Lake St.Helen (St.Helen City Ramp)
August 22, 2020 THE D&R SPORTS CENTER OPEN on Lake Missaukee (Missaukee County Park)
August 29-30, 2020 THE DICK'S SPORTING GOODS 2 DAY CHAMPIONSHIP on Lake St.Helen (St.Helen City Ramp)

SPECIAL 2 LAKE CHALLENGE - Frank's Great Outdoors is sponsoring 2 regular one day tournaments, with an added Challenge format (optional).  For an added $30 on July 11 (Missaukee), you will be entered into the 2 Lake Challenge tournament. Total weight from both Challenges (Missaukee 7/11 and Houghton Lake 7/25) will determine the winners.  Payout 1 in 7.  Sponsor adding $$$ to prize fund.  You can still fish the 7/11 & 7/25 tournaments, without entering the Challenge.  The Challenge is optional.

June 6, 2020 - EGO FISHING OPEN on Saginaw River/Saginaw Bay (Independence Bridge Launch (USS Edison Battleship)

May 29, 2021            THE EGO FISHING OPEN – On Saginaw River/Limited Bay – Independence Bridge Launch – (by USS Edison Battleship)

June 12, 2021          THE D & R SPORT CENTER OPEN – On Lake St. Helen – St. Helen Ramp

June 26, 2021          THE GOLD EAGLE OPEN – On Houghton Lake – West End DNR Launch

July 10, 2021            FRANK’S GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE 1Missaukee Lake -Missaukee County Park Launch

July 24, 2021            FRANK’S GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE  2Houghton Lake–West Launch

August 7, 2021        THE MERCURY MARINE OPEN – On Missaukee Lake –Missaukee Co. Launch

August 21, 2021      THE HUMMINBIRD & MINN KOTA OPEN – On Lake St. Helen–St. Helen Ramp

Aug. 28-29, 2021     DICK’S  CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT – On Saginaw River/Limited Bay – Independence Bridge Launch – (By USS Edison Battleship).  To qualify – you MUST have paid for 2 of the one day  tournaments, to fish this event.  REMEMBER the entry for the 2 days - $140

*SPECIAL JULY CHALLENGE TOURNAMENTS Frank’s Great Outdoors is sponsoring 2 regular one day tournaments with an added Challenge Tournament format (Optional).  For an added $30 on July 10th (Missaukee Lake), you will be entered into the 2 lake Challenge tournament.  Total weight from both Challenges (Missaukee Lake July 10 & Houghton Lake July 24), will determine the winners.  Payout for Challenge – 1 in 7, with  sponsor adding $$$$ to that prize fund.  You can still fish the

July 10 & July 24 tournaments, without entering the Challenge.  The Challenge is optional.

 FOR INFORMATION CALL

ELMER DANIELS (517) 962-2345 (new

E-mail – topbass2@comcast.net

or - TOM SHOEMAKER (989) 313-0700

Web Site - www.freewebs.com/topbass

 

90+% PAYBACK AT RAMP - Payback to be on place to cash for every 7 contestants
$60.00 ENTRY FEE - There is also an optional Big Bass Pot and an Option Pot at each tournament.
BOATS - You must have a boat (at least 14’), with live well capacity to keep your fish alive.  No non-boaters for this tournament series.
SAME DAY MEETING - The mandatory contestant meeting/registration will start 1 ½ hours before sunrise (local time).
Your blast-off position will be chosen at that time.  No pre-registration allowed.
NO MEMBERSHIP FEE OR NO LATE CHARGES - Pay at the ramp on the day of the tournament.  Only cash will be
Accepted for entry fee (no checks).  Cash will be paid to those who finish in the money.
LIE DETECTOR TESTING - Anyone who finishes in the money, including Big Bass Pot, may be asked to take a lie
Detector test, at the discretion of the Tournament Directors.  You Must pass to receive your money!
TOURNAMENT RULES - A complete copy of tournament rules can be picked up at registration.