Visit Georgia's Great Lake 45 Minutes North of Atlanta

november, 2017

04nov6:00 am3:00 pmBass World League Celebrity Charity Tournament/Teach A Child To FishTeach a Child to Fish

Event Details

Teach a Child to Fish

Little Hall Park at Lake Lanier

Whether you compete or not, bring the family out to be a part of the first Teach A Child to Fish event on Lake Lanier complete with former NFL Players and MLB Hall of Fame Players like Braves Star Phil Niekro. Tournament Directors, Kendall Newson formerly with the Miami Dolphins and currently a Pro Bass Fisherman and Bill Vanderford, the first fishing guide on Lake Lanier and an inductee of the National Freshwater Hall of Fame, will also be available to attendees.There will be prizes, outdoor vendors and Youth Fishing Clinics on the site.


Some of the sponsors of this event are: Bass ProShops, Gwinnett Medical Center, the NFL Alumni Association, Holiday Marina, Strike King Lures, Laureus, BASS Nation, Lakeside on Lanier, Pure Fishing and Chasion Rods, Sport For Good Atlanta, Wounded Warriors and the Boys and Girls Clubs.



For those wishing to compete in the tournament, the entry fee is $250.00 per team payable here: or at Here are the possible prizes:



1st – $10,000.00

2nd – $3,000.00 & $500.00 Bass Pro Shop Gift

3rd – $1,000.00 & $300.00 Bass Pro Shop Gift

4th – $750.00 and $250.00 Bass Pro Shop Gift

5th – $500.00 and $200.00 Bass Pro Shop Gift


Big Fish $1000.00


Also, if you take a celebrity fishing for an extra $50 bucks and your team wins, an extra $500 Gift Card from Bass Pro Shop is part of the haul.


Celebrities are fishing, for the Bass World League Plaque.

Proceeds from this tournament will raise funds for the buying of land for the first Teach a Child to Fish Property.

For more info, contact Kendall Newson @ 754-214-6610 or email or Bill Vanderford @ 770-289-1543 or email


(Saturday) 6:00 am - 3:00 pm EST.


Teach A Child To Fish

3375 Dawsonville Hwy.


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