The 5th annual Cooper Tire "Big Bass Fishing Tournament" is coming up this month, Saturday, April 13 at Millwood Lake's Yarborough Landing.

The tournament benefits the United Way of Greater Texarkana.

This year there will be guaranteed prize money for the top six places:

  • First place takes home $2000
  • Second place $1,200
  • Third place $800
  • Fourth place $600
  • Fifth place will get $400
  • Sixth place will pay out $200

Plus bonus payouts:

  • $200 for a fish closest to 2 lbs without going over.
  • $300 for a fish closest to 3 lbs without going over.
  • $400 for a fish closest to 4 lbs without going over.
  • $500 for a fish closest to 5 lbs without going over.

Even more payouts available if you're wearing a tournament hat! Read all about them and download your sign-up sheet here.

Entry fee is only $80 per person and you can sign up on the morning of the event. Tournament hats are $20 and there is a limited number of hats available.

Food will be available with donations to the Fouke High School Fishing Team.

For more information contact TexarkanaUnitedWay.org.