2023 marks the fifth year of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s
Commissioners' Cup High School Bass Fishing Tournament. The one-day
tournament will take place on April 29th on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, AR.
All participants will fish one day – no cuts! Launch and weigh-in will take place at
the Lake Hamilton Public Boat Ramp near the Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery in Hot Springs Nation Park. Please note special COVID-19 requirements in the rules document.
Participants will consist of teams of two (2) High School anglers (CURRENT Grades 9 -12)
and their boat captain for the senior division, and two (2) Junior anglers (CURRENT Grades
8 and under) and their boat captain for the junior division.
How to qualify for the Commissioners’ Cup:
1. Fish in FOUR SANCTIONED TOURNAMENTS in one of Arkansas’s
Major Youth Bass Fishing Circuits – defined as those circuits having more
than 20 teams per season participating.
* At least one angler on each team must reside in the state of Arkansas
** Names of participants and captains must be submitted to the
Jotform no later than 5pm Sunday, April 16th, 2023. After
submissions are reviewed, final determination for participation will be left
exclusively to the Commissioner's Cup Tournament Committee. Circuit
Directors will be notified no later than Tuesday, April 18th, 2023, with
invitations to the tournament.
Prizes will include scholarship money, trophy, gear and tackle, recognition in the
AGFC Fishing Guidebook as well as recognition at the annual Arkansas Outdoor
Hall of Fame Banquet on August 26th, 2023.
The 1st Place $3,000 Scholarship - Sponsored by your
Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners! Plus a TON of gear!
2nd Place $2,000 Scholarship, plus gear!
3rd Place $1,000 Scholarship plus gear!
Places 1-3 will receive the latest and greatest fishing gear!
BIG BASS TROPHY
Donated by Harper’s Pure Country Taxidermy, given in honor of AGFC Wildlife Officers. The trophy will be held at AGFC Headquarters, and will feature the name of the Big Bass Winner every year!
The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation is a 501c3, fund-raising auxiliary of the
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. A mission of the Foundation is to promote
youth education initiatives aimed at getting young Arkansans unplugged and
engaged in the outdoors. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Contact Tyler Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Stay tuned for info about prize packages and sponsors!🏆🥇
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