Presenter: Dave Terre

Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Toyota Texas Bass Classic Wrap-up
May 24, 2007

I. Executive Summary: The staff will brief the Commission on the results of the 1st Annual Toyota Texas Bass Classic held at Lake Fork in April. An estimated 27,500 people attended the four-day event. Lake Fork lived up to its billing as one of the Nation's finest trophy bass fisheries. One hundred and sixty of the world's best bass anglers competed in this first-ever professional tournament on Lake Fork. The event showcased a new "conservation-minded" approach to bass tournament fishing. It promoted our state's excellent bass fisheries and the outreach and education efforts of the Department.