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Tim Lesmeister to Emcee Blackfish® Classic Tournament on Lake Minnetonka

Rogers, Minn. (June 20, 2018) –   Blackfish Classic Tournament for Bass promoters recently announced that Midwest outdoor communicator Tim Lesmeister will serve as host and emcee of Minneapolis Metro’s newest Bass fishing event. Hailing from the Minnetonka, Minnesota area, Lesmeister will be right at home calling the shots at this bass fishing tournament hosted out of Lord Fletchers on Lake Minnetonka July 30th. 

“I’m truly excited to have the opportunity to MC the very first Blackfish Classic Bass Tournament on Lake Minnetonka. I know this lake well, I know the competitive anglers that are planning on fishing this event and I know this means there will be some limits of huge bass showing up at the weigh-in,” notes Lesmeister, “This is the perfect opportunity as a competitor to show those attending what it takes to win on Minnesota’s best largemouth bass fishery. Those who wish to learn what lures, presentation and locations are most productive, well, we’ll see you at the weigh-in where the top finishers will share their most productive methods. Get there a little early and we’ll share some fishing stories.”

Since his first piece on fishing was published, Lesmeister has authored over 3,000 articles, been featured on over 100 television segments, has broadcasted 30,000-plus minutes of radio and has spoken at over 250 events on fishing and vacation destinations for fishing.

On Monday July 30, 2018 Blackfish brand of apparel is hosting their first annual bass fishing tournament, where Minnesota Bass anglers have a chance to cash a check for $10,000.  With 100% of fees going back into the payouts and event celebration, this will be a competitive event created by anglers, for anglers. If there are at least 50 boats entered, the 1st place boat will walk away with a check for $10,000. And numerous cash and prize payouts for other place finishes will make this a “must-fish” for regional bass anglers. Anglers from across the Midwest are registering now.

Check in will start at 6 am on Monday July 30th. Tournament hours are from 7 am to 3 pm, with the live weigh in at Lord Fletchers. Entry fee is $350 per team/boat. And, if participants of the Blackfish Tournament wear a Blackfish branded shirt or hat during weigh-in and place in one of the top 10 finishers of the tournament, they will receive a $250 Blackfish gift certificate valid their choice of Blackfish apparel on

Registration is now open at 
The website also contains all the rules and regulations for the event.


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