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Bassmaster Pro Fishing Tournament Returns To Cayuga Lake This Weekend

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Returning this weekend to Cayuga Lake is the Bassmaster Elite Series, the highest level of professional bass fishing competitions.

The tournament runs in the Union Springs area tomorrow through Sunday (August 22-25) and also includes family activities like a karaoke contest, vendor booths, live music and fireworks.

Bassmaster Magazine this year ranked Cayuga Lake 13th of the top 25 bass fishing lakes in the Northeast.

Whichever angler ropes in the biggest fish will win a $100,000 grand prize.

More on this weekend’s events from Bassmaster Magazine:

Weekend Expo

At every Elite Series event don’t miss the Elite Expo on Saturday and Sunday featuring:

  • Take a demo ride of a Skeeter/Yamaha boat
  • See the latest from Toyota and win prizes
  • Explore the Berkley/Abu Garcia Experience trailer and test your knot tying skills
  • Join B.A.S.S. and buy official Bassmaster merchandise
  • Win prizes and more from Carhartt
  • Learn more about Yamaha, T-H Marine, Power-Pole and more
  • Kids’ activities

Family Summer Festival

  • Food and craft vendors including local wineries
  • Karaoke contest Thursday evening with cash prizes, including $1,000 to grand prize winner.
  • Live music Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday afternoon.
  • Kids’ activities including Buzz Lightyear and Woody from “Toy Story” on Friday from 5-7 p.m. and Chase and Marshall from “Paw Patrol” on Saturday from noon – 3 p.m.
  • Fireworks on both Friday and Saturday nights!

Mercury Concert Series

Enjoy live music from acoustic singer/songwriter Xarika Suffredini on Saturday from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Angler Alley

Come meet the Elites at Angler Alley on Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. It’s your chance to talk to the pros one-on-one, get autographs and take photos! Look for the Angler Alley sign!

Elite LIVE Watch Party

Join us at the Elite LIVE Watch Party on Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. to watch Bassmaster LIVE and hang out with special guests, plus, you could be on the show! Fill out the paper entry for a chance to win VIP seating at the Sunday weigh-in (you must be present to win) and automatically be entered for a chance to win a trip to the 2020 Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods! See Official Rules at the LIVE Watch Party area or on

Elite Angler Clinics

Every Saturday head to the stage from 1 to 3 p.m. for our Elite Angler Clinics where the pros will be talking about tips, techniques, gear and all things bass fishing!

Military and First Responder Appreciation Day

Saturday is Military and First Responder Appreciation Day! Show your military ID to a B.A.S.S. staff person in the Bassmaster booth or in the Merchandise booth and get a free Bassmaster hat!

Member Appreciation Day

Sunday is B.A.S.S. Member Appreciation Day! Show your B.A.S.S. member card to a B.A.S.S. staff person in the Bassmaster booth or in the Merchandise booth and get a free Bassmaster hat!

All events are FREE and all times and activities are subject to change.

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