COVID cases are down and spring is in the air! It's the perfect time for a fishing tournament. The City of Texarkana, Texas and the Texarkana USA Regional Chamber of Commerce have announced they will be hosting the National Professional Fishing League (NPFL) tournament April 22 – 24, 2021.

Up to 110 anglers arrive in our area starting on April 18 for three practice days. The t ournament will take place at Wright Patman Lake on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Weigh-ins will be held each afternoon of the tournament at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center, beginning at 3:30 PM.

The NPFL is a bass fishing competition between 110 of the best anglers competing in the country. According to a press release, the NPFL hosted its first tournament of the year in Eufaula, AL. The winner took home $50,000. Texarkana is the second stop on the tour.

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For more information about this tournament, you can call the Chamber at  (903) 792-7191. Or contact Natalie Haywood at

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