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Bass Fishing Weekend

Three of the top bass fishing anglers will present Bass Weekend at West Kentucky Community and Technical College on Saturday, February 11, and Sunday, February 12.

Each speaker will teach a class on the basics of bass fishing, plus share some of their best tips for catching the most fish.

  • Joe Thomas, author and host on Ultimate Match Fishing and Reel in the Outdoors on the Outdoor Channel;
  • Bernie Schultz, eight-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier and Paducah native;
  • Three-time Bassmaster champion, Mark Menendez

Some of the topics that will be covered will be

  • Jerkbaits A-Z and Flippin' and Pitchin' Shallow Water
  • Cover Boat Positioning and Creating Proper Casting
  • Angles and Topwater Tactics A-Z

The classes will be held in the conference room of the Emerging Technology Center from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Classes will be approximately 50 minutes in length and panel discussions will also be included throughout the weekend. The cost for the weekend is $199. However, currently enrolled college or high school students get a $20 discount. Students must present current student identification. Participants can visit several bass fishing vendors throughout the weekend.

Disclaimer: WKCTC reserves the right to cancel this event due to unforeseen circumstances and a full refund will be paid.