Rock Star Fishermen Coming to Wetumpka Again!

Kickoff for The 2010 Bassmaster Elite Series Postseason Championship Week will begin with the Ramada Trophy Chase held on Lake Jordan on July 24th and 25th! Launch for both days will be at 5:45 am at Bonner’s Point in Holtville and weigh-ins both days will be held at 5:00 pm at the Wetumpka Civic Center. The championship event will conclude with the Evan Williams Bourbon Trophy Triumph at the Riverfront Amphitheater on Coosa Street in Montgomery after two additional competition days on the Alabama River on July 30th and 31st! Come see the elite in the bass fishing world and enjoy all this event has to offer.
Click the link for a complete schedule of events, where you’ll find all the info for the event including a concert by Jason Michael Carroll and Lifehouse on Friday the 30th: 

It is a great, fun family event!

I’m not much of a fisherman. About the only thing I have ever had any luck catching is what my brother-in-law called a “blind eel.” Commonly referred to by the general population as a stick. I have occasionally landed a catfish but who hasn’t, really? Put something really gross on a hook and stick it in the water and a catfish will usually go for it. Then there’s the whole getting them off the hook thing which I won’t get into.

Well, the guys that will be here in just a little over a week have forgotten more about fishing than I’ll ever know. Even with my lack of knowledge of the finer points of fishing, I had a blast at the weigh-ins here in Wetumpka last year. These guys are truly like rock stars but incredibly friendly and approachable. I have heard story after story about how great they were with the kids and all their other fans by posing for pictures and signing autographs until everybody had a chance to get one. Great guys by all accounts.

So, whether you’re an avid angler or, like me, a specialist in hooking vision impaired water dwelling creatures, you’ll find something to enjoy. I promise.

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