Inverness Big Bass Classic

About the Tournament

The City of Inverness announces the fourth annual Inverness Big Bass Classic to be held March 24, 2018 at Liberty Park, on Lake Henderson. 

This bass fishing tournament draws over 100 anglers from the southeast to compete for the hourly $1,000 payout and $1,000 payouts for both the biggest overall bass and biggest bag of day. New this year, lady angler $1,000 payout. 

Registration Fee

Angler registration is $85 or $170 for two anglers.

Three Ways to Register

Questions? Call 352-341-7820 or email 


2018 Tournament Rules




Provide your cell phone number during registration for text updates.

  • HOUR 1 [9-10 AM] $1,000.00 
  • HOUR 2 [10-11 AM] $1,000.00 
  • HOUR 3 [11AM -12 PM] $1,000.00 
  • HOUR 4 [12-1 PM] $1,000.00 
  • HOUR 5 [1-2 PM] $1,000.00 
  • HOUR 6 [2-3 PM] $1,000.00 
  • BIG BASS OF DAY $1,000.00 
  • BIGGEST BAG OF DAY $1,000.00 

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News Release of Winners 2016
News Release of Winners 2017

Tournament Location

Lake Henderson / Liberty Park
286 N Apopka Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
7 a.m. Captain's Meeting on Lake Henderson 
Boat Numbers Announced
On Lake Henderson
Tournament Director Daniel Tillis will be on megaphone

Boat Ramps

  • Eden Park (recommended)
  • North Apopka Boat Ramp
  • 44 E Boat Ramp

Florida Fish & Wildlife Public Boat Ramp Finder


Central Motel special rate if you tell them it's for this tournament!
Quality Inn Crystal River (more boat parking)

Note: Expect detours on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in downtown Inverness. Below is a map of suggested routes.

Bass parking