BBBS of Greater Chattanooga Holds 29th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament

Congratulations to the winners of our 29th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament! We had 8 matches join us for the competition, which was held on January 4th at Harrison Bay Park. The event was sponsored by local bass anglers Warren Behlau and Ed Ricklefs.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

On June 4th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga hosted the 29th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament! We had 8 matches join us at the competition, which was held at Harrison Bay Park.

Special thanks to our longtime partners Warren Behlau and Ed Ricklefs for their generous support in helping us host this event each year, as well as to all of the bass anglers who donated their time and energy for the tournament.

Congratulations to all of our winners!

1st Place: Big Sister Linda and Little Sister McKenzie

2nd Place: Big Brother Will and Little Brother Rashad

3rd Place: Big Sister Candace and Little Sister Ayla

Biggest Fish: Big Sister Candace and Little Sister Ayla

Additional thanks to all of our sponsors who helped make this event possible:

  • Mike Gnaster
  • JL Marine Systems, Inc. (Power Pole)
  • Publix in Cleveland
  • Trader Joe's
  • Food City
  • Moonpie
  • Bass Pro Shop
  • Academy Sports
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Hiring: Program Manager

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Hiring: Recruitment and Enrollment Manager

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