Smith Mountain Lake Winter Bass Series

The Smith Mountain Lake Winter Fishing Tournaments started December 3rd and will run through January 28, 2012.  The next tournament will be this Saturday, December 31st from 7am – 3pm at Smith Mountain Lake State Park.

The tournament on December 3rd had a 20-boat field and took 18 pounds to win.  The big fish came in at 7 pounds.  The next Saturday tournament had 15 boats and it also took 18 pounds to win.  The big fish that day came in at over 4 pounds.  The turn-outs have been good as well as the weights.  The weather has also been cooperating.

The entry fee for these tournaments is $40.00 per team plus a $10.00 big fish entry.  If bad weather is being forecast for any of these week-ends, contact Phillip VanDerVeer at 540.580.9319 or  Tournament details and rules can be found at

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