We are proud to announce our new sponsor & new look! Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza of Arkansas will be June 24, 25 & 26, 2016

Published:  May 11th, 2016

A long history, a new look & a great Arkansas tradition.   2016 Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza Press Release  

Shopher wins 2012 Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza

Published:  July 3rd, 2012

Fishing in the Coal Pile area of the lower Arkansas River, David Shopher of McGehee caught a 6.27-pound largemouth bass to take the overall lead Sunday and win the 2012 Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza. He was using a Tennessee shad-colored crank bait. “This fish was near a laydown, a fallen tree,” Shopher said. He had […]

First Day Big Bass Award Winners

Published:  July 1st, 2012

THE FIRST DAY BIG BASS in the 2012 ARKANSAS BIG BASS BONANZA from each pool on Friday won ONE FAMILY PACK CERTIFICATE to the 2012 ARKANSAS STATE FAIR. Each Family Pack includes 4 Gate Admission Tickets, 1 Parking Pass, 24 Ride Coupons, and $10 in Food Coupons. Those winners are: Fort Smith Pool #1 Craig Flowers 5.22 […]

Saturday Brings a New Leader in the 2012 Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza

Published:  July 1st, 2012

June 30, 2012 LITTLE ROCK –Saturday brought a new leader to the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza. Jerry Overton of Hot Springs took the lead with a 6.19 pound bass caught in the Dardanelle pool. Overton’s bass was part of an impressive 45.5 pounds of fish weighed in at Dardanelle in the 10:00 hour. Leaders in […]

Conway Man Leads the 2012 Big Bass Bonanza

Published:  July 1st, 2012

June 28, 2012 Gary Hensley of Conway narrowly leads the field of anglers with a 5.94 pound bass he caught in the Dardanelle pool.  Hensley caught the fish in the 9 a.m. hour to take the overall lead on the first day of the three-day tournament. Leaders in the other four pools are: Craig Flowers […]