Join Nashville Predators forwards Matt Duchene, Craig Smith and Austin Watson, along with professional anglers Ott DeFoe (2019 Bassmaster Classic Champion), Timmy Horton, Mike McClelland and David Walker on Sept. 6 and 7 for the Third Annual Nashville Predators Fishing Tournament sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Guy Harvey and benefiting the 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund presented by Twice Daily.
The Nashville Predators Fishing Tournament will take place on Sept. 7 on Old Hickory Lake in Nashville, Tennessee, with the launch from Shutes Branch Ramp and the weigh-in at Bass Pro Shops at Opry Mills.
Pro anglers and current and former members of the Preds will be present at the lake, and a special auction will take place prior to the event in which you can win the opportunity to fish with these celebrities. Text "Preds" to 52182 to receive a notification when the Fishing with the Pros Auction is live.
Place your bids for the opportunity to fish with Nashville Predators forward Craig Smith or pro anglers Ott DeFoe, Mike McClelland, Timmy Horton and Edwin Evers. The auction closes on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. (CT). To bid text PREDS to 52182.
Bass Pro Shops at Opry Mills: 323 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
Note: If you do not have a fishing license click here or download the TWRA app
Check-In: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (CT)
Must bring proof of boaters insurance
Captain's Meeting: 5:30 p.m.
Dinner, Silent Auction and Meet & Greet with the Pros: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
While the dinner is included for tournament participants, there is an opportunity to bring a spouse or friend to the dinner portion of the night for an additional fee of $15 a person. Tickets must be purchased by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30.
Tournament staff will be on site no later than 4:30 a.m. for livewell checks. All boats must be in the water by 5:45 a.m., so please plan arrival accordingly.
Tournament: 6 a.m. - 1 p.m. -All boats must launch from Shutes Branch Ramp on Old Hickory Lake and can lock up or down river. There is a five-fish limit that can be made up of Largemouth, Smallmouth or Kentucky Spotted Bass of legal length. Tournament Waters are all Waters of the Cumberland River.
Weigh-In: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. -Directions from the lake to Bass Pro Shops for weigh-in will be available at check-in.