Day Leader Robert Nunley, Willis, Texas, wins 30th Annual Big Bass Splash
Story & Photos by: Patty Lenderman
Sealy Outdoors celebrated 30 years of the Big Bass Splash on Sam Raybu
25-27, 2014 along with over 5,000 participants and several thousand spectators.
People from all over the world, representing 39 states and six foreign countries
were in attendance. Over a million dollars.
. . . Results &
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CHAD HOLLIS TAKES FIRST PLACE WITH 9.18 BASS - WHERE AMATEURS WIN
LIKE THE PROS!
Lake Guntersville, Scottsboro, AL – March 29 & 30, 2014 - Family, Fishing & Fun at
the Annual McDonald’s Big Bass Splash presented by Sealy Outdoors and B.A.S.S. Lake Guntersville once again lives up to its expectations for
Big Bass. The McDonald's Big Bass Splash presented by Sealy Outdoors and
BASS was not disappointed this past weekend with the quality of bass
brought to the scales.
1240 weekend anglers participated in the largest big bass tournament in
Alabama despite Day 1 heavy winds.
. . . Results
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Yang Wins Big Bass Splash on Kentucky Lake with a 5.66
Ouachita; Mt Ida, Arkansas-
October 12 &13, 2013:Lake Ouachita; Mount Ida, AR- When
the waves settled Sunday evening at the Big Bass Splash presented by Sealy
Outdoors and B.A.S.S., Kou Yang, of Glenwood, AR, was handed the keys to a
brand new 2013 Legend 186 powered by Mercury. Kou Yang weighed his fish in
the 10-11 hour on Saturday and tipped the scales at 5.66 lbs to take the
of Oklahoma Wins Big Bass Splash on Lake Fork with 10.61
Lake Fork; Alba, TX - September 20-21-22, 2013:
What is a little rain to
anglers when they are fishing in a tournament with a guaranteed
payout of $500,000 in cash and prizes? Results
Wins - Takes Home Cash And A New Triton Boat From Kentucky Lake
Buchanan, TN- August 17 & 18, 2013- When the waves settled
Sunday evening at the 2nd Annual Big Bass Splash
presented by Sealy Outdoors and B.A.S.S.,Philip Cannady, of
Waverly, TN, was handed the keys to a brand new 2013 Triton 18XS
powered by Mercury. Cannadys catch weighed in at an impressive
BIG BASS SPLASH on Lake Toledo
Bend - Wesley Thomas of Converse, LA Wins with 9.62
The new champion has been crowned at the 27th Annual Big Bass Splash
Presented by Sealy Outdoors and B.A.S.S. on Lake Toledo Bend. Wesley Thomas of
Converse, LA caught his 9.62 pounder on day one and it held on to win as biggest
bass of the tournament. It was the longest 48 hours of his life!Read MoreResults
BIG BASS SPLASH on Lake
Alex Finch of Lancaster, TX Wins with 9.90
one and day two provided exciting moments for this years event
with several big bass crossing the scales, but nothing compared
to the crowning of this years Big Bass Splash Champion, Alex
Finch of Lancaster, Texas
BIG BASS SPLASH on Lake Guntersville
David Guill of Royalton, IL Wins with 12.74
Guntersville, AL once again lives up to its expectations for big
bass. The McDonald's Big Bass Splash presented
by Sealy outdoors and B.A.S.S. was not
a disappointment this past weekend with the quality of bass
brought to the scales.
David Guill of Royalton, IL
fished the event with his son. This was Mr, Guills first time to
fish Lake Guntersville and he weighed
January 04, 2013 -
The 2013 tournament season looks
to be very exciting! We are happy to announce a new tournament has been
added to our Big Bass Splash series. This event will be held on Lake
Ouachita, which is located just outside of Hot Springs in Mount Ida,
Second, we have entered into a
joint marketing agreement with B.A.S.S. to market and promote the Big
Bass Splash series of events. Our tournaments will be referred to as the
Big Bass Splash presented by Sealy Outdoors and B.A.S.S.
Our goal is that this joint
venture will help bass fishing grow and get more people involved in
fishing. In addition, our weigh-ins will be streamed live on
Bassmaster.com and the events will be covered in B.A.S.S. media.
If you have never fished a Big
Bass tournament before, then allow me to explain: The Big Bass Splash is
the world's largest amateur big bass fishing tournament and has been
featured on a National Geographic television special. Established in
1984, Sealy Outdoors attracts thousands of amateur anglers to weekend
contests on some of the country's best trophy bass lakes. Guides on those
lakes and top-level professional anglers are not allowed to compete.
ins are held hourly, with as
many as 12 big bass each hour earning a share of the prize money.
A radio station broadcasting live
at tournament sites will announce Official starts each morning of the
event and also broadcast the updates as bass are being weighed in each
hour. If you can beat the weights for that hour then you weigh your
fish, if not you can pick and choose which hour you can cash in.
Boat checks and random polygraphs
are administered at the end of each hour prior to contestants going back
There are other ways you can win
valuable prizes, such as exact weights, early bird entries, random
elimination drawing. In addition to these, we have the Optional Bonus
Games "You Can't Win If You Don't Play".
At the conclusion of the
tournament, the top five heaviest bass weighed in will win the overall
Be sure to read all the
rules and regulations and if you have any questions, please ask our
tournament officials before you fish.
We will be celebrating our 30th
Anniversary in April 2014 on Lake Sam Rayburn, Texas with a $1 Million
Guaranteed Payout. We invite you to come be a part of the oldest and
largest Big Bass tournament event held in fishing history and capture
your share of the $1 Million Guaranteed Payout. Make plans to come Fish
It's what we call Fishing, Family
& Fun for everyone and "Where Amateurs WIN Like The Pros!"
Bob Sealy - CEO/Founder
"You Ain't Seen Noting Yet!"
Fishing, Family & Fun, additional hourly payouts,
exact weights and bigger incentives from our sponsors. Stop by your
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