Video: Kids Fishing Tournament Coming to Columbus


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The 2nd annual Bass Tactix Tournament is coming to Columbus this weekend.

The kids fishing tournament kicks of Friday and runs through Saturday.

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Kids ages 5 to 18 are able to participate.

Their big catch can get them big bucks.

Tournament Director Richard Parker says they give out thousands off dollars in scholarships to area kids.

He says seeing the kids love the outdoors and enjoy catching fish, is priceless.

“To be able to come and see the need for the kids and their heart that’s in it, and wanting to fish. This gives them the avenue to come and showcase their talent, and to win money and scholarships,” said Parker.

The tournament takes place and the Lock and Dam in Columbus.

To sign up visit

A BBQ dinner will kick off the fun Friday night at 5:15 p.m.