Badwaters Bash & Bass Tourney set for July 13

FLORENCE, Wis. – A new event is coming to Florence County this summer.

The inaugural Badwaters Bash & Bass Tourney is scheduled for Saturday, July 13 at Vagabond Park in Spread Eagle, Wis.

Interested fisherman can download an application off of the Florence County website at Check under the events section.

Entry fee is $50 per boat. There is a 50 boat maximum, so send in applications early.

Registration for the tournament starts at 5 a.m. on July 13, and the tournament begins at 6 a.m. Weigh-in time is 4 p.m.

There is a $1,000 minimum pot with a 100 percent pay-out.

There will be plenty of other activities planned for those who do not want to fish.

Food, beer, soda, and ice cream novelties will be available starting at 3 p.m., a celebrity water ski show is slated for 5 p.m., and musical entertainment will start at 6 p.m.

For more information, call (715) 528-5377.