Tuesday, June 10 2014, 12:33 AM EDT
Fishing Stars Descend on Dayton
Some of the best anglers in the world will be in Dayton this week, many have already arrived.
Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, or B.A.S.S, the world's largest fishing organization, is hosting a large professional bass tournament on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton. This is a Bassmaster Elite Series Professional tournament.
108 elite pros such as multimillionaire winner Kevin VanDam, 2014 Bassmaster Classic Champion Randy Howell and Toyota Angler of the Year frontrunner Mark Davis will be on hand.
In addition, 33 top-ranked anglers from the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens will also be competing.
Several of the anglers are already practicing and becoming familiar with the water.
The first day launch is Wednesday morning at 6:15. The tournament runs through Sunday and is expected to draw thousands of spectators.by John Madewell
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