Joe Thomas, author and host on "Ultimate Match Fishing" and "Reel in the Outdoors" on the Outdoor Channel; Bernie Schultz, eight-time Bassmaster Classic qualifer and Paducah native and three-time Bassmaster champion, Mark Menendez, will each teach a class on the basics of bass fishing, plus share some of their best tips for catching the most fish.
Some of the topics that will be covered will be:
Jerkbaits A-Z and Flippin' and Pitchin' Shallow Water
Boat Positioning and Creating Proper Casting
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 a current identification.
Participants can visit several bass fishing vendors throughout the weekend. Skeeter Boats featuring Yamaha Outboards for The Old Baithouse (www.oldbaithouse.com), Fishing Tackle will be available from Fisherman's Headquarters (www.fishermans-headquarters.com), and others will be on display during the Bass Fishing Weekend.
To register, call 270-534-3335 or go online at http://ws.kctcs.edu/...pc=1&mc=&sc=
DISCLAIMER: WKCTC reserves the right to cancel this event due to unforeseen circumstances and a full refund will be paid.
Tammy Thompson, (270) 534-3215, firstname.lastname@example.org