Ranger Bass Boats at Gaston's
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Part of over six million dollars in Ranger Bass boats are based at Gaston's White River Resort. They belong to participants fishing in The Bass Federation (TBF) National Championship on Bull Shoals Lake. Fisherman from 46 states are here in the area, 50 boats at an average cost of $65,000 per boat.
What has already been a busy week for one of the nation's biggest fishing tournaments will continue with the first day of actual competition. The Bass Federation National Championship, hosted by Ranger Boats and presented by the National Guard, will be held today through Saturday on Bull Shoals Lake.
Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock will be the launching site for the first two days of competition. The boats will depart the marina today and Friday at 7:30 a.m. Saturday is the final day of the tournament, and it will move to the K-Dock Marina on the northwest section of Bull Shoals Lake in Kirbyville, Missouri. The TBF National Championship is held in conjunction with this weekend's FLW Tour Major on Table Rock Lake, and they will share the final weigh-in stage in Branson.
The top boater in this week's tournament will receive the $100,000 "Living the Dream" Package. It includes a cash prize, sponsor merchandise, guaranteed spots in the 2012 Bass Fishing League All-American and the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup, fully-paid entry fees as a tour pro in all of the 2013 FLW Tour Majors, travel expense stipends for each event, and use of a TBF "Living the Dream" wrapped Chevy Truck and a 2013 Ranger boat powered by Evinrude outboard for the 2013 season. The national champion boater and co-angler will both advance to the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup World Championship to be held August 9th through 12th in Duluth and Gainesville, Georgia.
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