Big Bass Tournament September 27

The Stivers Chevrolet Big Bass Tournament will be held September 27 out of Dreher Island State Park.

The tournament will benefit the SC Troopers Association’s Foundation Fund which is a 501-C-3 tax deductible foundation.

Stivers Chevrolet has donated the payback to anglers. The other sponsors are Palmetto State Armory of Columbia; Palmetto Electrical Systems of Ninety Six, and Brand Buzz of Lexington.

The Foundation Fund will benefit from the anglers who donate $95 to participate in the tournament.

Fishing begins at 7 am and ends with a 3 pm Weigh-In. Scales open at 8 am. Weigh-in periods are 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm.

The payback is a guaranteed $8,900 in cash with seven places for each weigh-in period.

Anglers may bring a young angler along with no additional fee. A young angler is a youth who has not reached their 15th birthday. Young Anglers will compete for one place that pays $100 in each of the four periods.

The overall Big Bass winner will receive an additional $500 and a $600 gift card from Palmetto State Armory. The other three period winners and the top Young Angler will receive a $100 gift card from Palmetto State Armory.

Pre-Registration is mandatory, entry will not be possible at the ramp. Enter/donate by going to, to the About Box, click on the SCTAF link, there you can enter and read the official rules. Call 1-800-633-2236 for more information.

For a complete list of tournaments rules, visit