The 29th annual Homer Sloan Buddy Bass Tournament, a long-standing Shell Knob tradition, will be held on Table Rock Lake on Saturday, Oct. 4.
Fishermen can enter any time up up until 7:30 a.m. on the day of the event. Take-offs will be held at both Campbell Point and Kings River Marinas. The weigh-in will be at Campbell Point only at 4 p.m.
Each two-person boat can weigh-in six bass. Cash prizes will be awarded for the biggest total weights and biggest individual bass. First place biggest weight prize is $750. There will be one place paid for each 10 boats entered. Four places will be paid for biggest bass.
The entry fee is $100 per two-person boat. The first 100 anglers will receive a free hat. Following the weigh-in, a full dinner will be served to all tournament entrants at the Shell Knob CCC Camp on Highway YY.
Don Berry of Don Berry's Fishin' Radio Show will again emcee the weigh-in and awards ceremony.
The order of entry determines take-off time and will be used to break ties so early registration is suggested. For an application and rules visit http://www.shellknob.com/events.htm or contact the Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce office at 417-858-3300.