Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest Schedule of Events


Takeoffs and Weigh-ins will occur right on Lake Fork at the Sabine River Authority complex. Takeoffs are scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. and weigh-ins at 3 p.m.

Outdoors Expo opens at noon on Saturday and Sunday

• Take a demo ride of a Nitro, Skeeter or Triton boat

• See the latest from Toyota and win prizes

• Explore the Berkley/Abu Garcia Experience trailer and test your knot tying skills

• Snap a selfie at the Academy Sports + Outdoors big chair

• Join B.A.S.S. and buy official Bassmaster merchandise

• Win prizes and more from Carhartt

• Learn more about Yamaha, T-H Marine, and Power-Pole

• Fun games, cool prizes and more!

• Food and beverage vendors

• Two local bands performing courtesy of the Neon Moon Restaurant and Club

Texas Parks and Wildlife Activities

• Casting Areas

• Fly tying

• Fish aquariums

• ShareLunker trailer

• Fish art

• Rivers and streams/paddling trails

• Kids’ catfish tank

• Information on fishing, hunting, and camping

• Aquatic invaders

• Conservation and state parks information

• Numerous children’s activities!

Saturday, May 4

• Country music star Chris Knight will perform live as part of the Mercury Concert Series at 4:15 p.m.

• Meet the Elites at Angler Alley (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)

• Elite Angler Clinics – 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 -- Show your ID and get a special Bassmaster hat! Limited to the first 100 people.

• TPWD will be honoring five Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Anglers who caught and donated 13 pound or larger largemouth bass to support TPWD’s selective breeding program in 2019.

• TPWD will also recognize the 2019 inductee into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall Of Fame. Alan Haynes of Tyler, the former C.E.O. and President of the Sportster Inc. retail sporting goods chain and lifelong sportsman, will be honored for his efforts to engage people in fishing.

Sunday, May 5

• Member Appreciation Day -- Show your B.A.S.S. member card and get a Bassmaster hat! Limited to the first 100 people.

• Elite Live Watch Party (noon - 2:30 p.m.) - Come for your chance to get a VIP seat at the weigh-in and be entered for a chance to win a trip to the 2020 Bassmaster Classic!

• Get Hooked on Fishing (Saturday and Sunday, noon – 3 p.m.)

• Bring the kids to check out the Bassmaster Get Hooked On Fishing presented by Toyota, Shakespeare and area. Activities include casting lessons, a kid’s fishing pond and a chance to meet the pros.


Saturday May 4 at 7:30 a.m.

Register at There is a $25 entry fee.

All events are free excluding the 5 mile run.

All times and activities subject to change.


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