Big Bass Classic

Inverness Big Bass Classic

8th Annual

March 19, 2022

Tournament Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Check-in at 6 a.m. at registration tent.

Liberty Park, 286 N Apopka Ave., Inverness

One of the largest bass tournaments in the state, this tournament recruits amateur and professionals alike to Lake Henderson for the $1,000 an hour payout for the biggest bass. Don't forget $1,000 for lady angler.

Captain's meeting 6:30 a.m. in front of Liberty Park on Lake Henderson. Tournament team will inspect boats prior. Check-in at tournament building at park.

Boat Ramp and Parking available at Eden Park.

Registration

Register for the Big Bass: https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/inverness-fl/4987

Please review the Big Bass Classic Rules before registration.

Tournament Entry: $85 for Angler Single or $170 for Angler and Co-Angler

Three ways to register! Online, phone or at a City locations.

Register Online: https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/inverness-fl/4987 

Register by phone 1-800-595-4849

Register in-person at City locations:

Registration Form: /DocumentCenter/View/7645

Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Big Bass Forms Library

Rain or shine event | Event subject to change

Please review rules prior to registration

2022 Tournament Summery

  • Hour 1 Tim Stephens 4.21 lbs
  • Hour 2 Tracey Hurst 4.63 lbs 
  • Hour 3 Chris Kingree 6.35 lbs
  • Hour 4 Lake Hart 7.33 lbs
  • Hour 5 Kim Wilemon 5.87 lbs
  • Hour 6 Dave Pozorshi 6.79 lbs
  • Big Bass Lake Hart 7.33 lbs
  • Biggest Bag Chris Kingree 16.52 lbs
  • Lady Angler Tracey Hurst 4.63 lbs

140 Anglers

2021 Tournament Summary

  •     Hour 1 Chris Addair 5.24lbs
  •     Hour 2 Hunter McPherson 5.99 lbs
  •     Hour 3 & Biggest Bass Laramie Strickland 7.94 lbs
  •     Hour 4 Tim Stephens 7.21 lbs
  •     Hour 5 Mary Malys 6.49 lbs
  •     Hour 6 Jodi  4.71 lbs
  •     Lady Angler Rainy Russell 3.04 lbs
  •     Biggest Bag Tim Stephens 13.64 lbs.

133 anglers

*2020 no tournament held 


2019 Tournament Summary

It was a record year for the City of Inverness’ Big Bass Classic. The event welcomed 181 anglers to Lake Spivey, which is an increase of 17 anglers from 2018. Organizers welcomed 100 boats to compete for the $9,000 in payouts. This was the fifth installment for the tournament and looks forward continued growth in 2020.

  • Hour 1 Michael Stevens 6.94 lbs. & Biggest Bass of Day total payout $2,000
  • Hour 2 Bryce Densmore 2.75 lbs. payout $1,000
  • Hour 3 James Kuca 6.88 lbs. payout $1,000
  • Hour 4 Kevin Murrell 4.76 lbs. payout $1,000
  • Hour 5 Greg Hughes 4.87 lbs. payout $1,000
  • Hour 6 Skylar Almand 5.89 lbs. payout $1,000
  • Lady Angler Lauren Thomas 3.38 lbs. payout $1,000
  • Biggest Bag Dave Pozorski lbs. payout $1,000

181 anglers, 100 boats

 

2018 Tournament Summary

  • Hour 1            6.7      $1,000.00      Daniel Pzorski 
  • Hour 2            5.3      $1,000.00      Brian Dolski 
  • Hour 3            2.93    $1,000.00      Riley Dodd 
  • Hour 4            4.82    $1,000.00      Robby Anderson 
  • Hour 5            4.54    $1,000.00      Chris Kingree 
  • Hour 6            3.95    $1,000.00      Kevin Murrel 
  • Big Bass of Day       6.7      $1,000.00      Daniel Pzorski 
  • Big Bag of Day         14.43  $1,000.00      Chris Kingree 
  • Lady Angler   2.3      $1,000.00      Tracy Hurst 

164 Anglers, 91 Boats                                

2017 Tournament Summary

  • Erik Van Dyke - 9:00 Hour Winner & Biggest Bass of the Day Winner
  •  Daniel Dodd - 10:00 Hour Winner
  • Samuel Wheeler – 11:00 Hour Winner
  • Gregory Hughes – 12:00 Hour Winner
  • Jessiah Cobo – 1:00 Hour Winner
  • Tracey Hurst – 2:00 Hour Winner & Lady Angler Winner
  • David Alan Cutler – Biggest Bag of the Day Winner

 134 anglers, 76 boats

2016 Tournament Summary

  • Hour 1, Tim Stephens, 9.68 lbs. & Biggest Fish of the Day
  • Hour 2, Hunter McPherson, 4.42 lbs.
  • Hour 3, Dave Pozarski, 8.07 lbs.
  • Hour 4, Jeff McMahon, 7.07 lbs.
  • Hour 5, Melissa Young, 6.9 lbs
  • Hour 6, Greg Hughes, 6.18 lbs. Biggest Bag of Day

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  1. Betty Pleacher

    Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation
    Phone: Office: (352)-726-2611 ext 1801, Cell: (352) 560-1242

  2. Woody Worley

    Director of Parks and Recreation
    Phone: Office: (352) 726-2611 ext 1321, Cell: (352) 560-1295

  3. Visitor Center

    Phone: (352) 341-7820

  4. Travis Brown

    Event Specialist
    Phone: (352) 726-2611 x 1303

  5. Kristi Brown

    Admin. Assistant Parks & Rec.
    Phone: (352) 726-2611 x-1312