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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Tournament details and rules can be found at www.basssml.com.