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2022 BLACK BASS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
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LAKE MURRAY, SOUTH CAROLINA, USA  |  OCTOBER 16 – 22, 2022 

2022 BLACK BASS
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The United States Angling Confederation and Capital City Lake Murray Country hosted the 2022 16th annual 2022 Black Bass World Championship in Columbia, South Carolina on Lake Murray. The venue of Lake Murray is a world class bass fishery as proven by the number of top-level professional bass tournaments hosted there. The southern charm of Columbia, SC and the surrounding area welcomed all international attendees and provided many cherished memories. This world championship was sanctioned by FIPSed International Federation of Fish Sports Freshwater.
 

2022 BASS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

USA BASS TEAM
Scott Martin
Jacob Wheeler
Scott Canterbury
David Dudley
Anthony Gagliardi
Fred Roumbanis
Mark Rose
James Watson
David Fritts
Mark Schlarb
Charlie Evans
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EVENT LOCATION

LAKE MURRAY,
SOUTH CAROLINA

Lake Murray is a 50,000 acre man-made lake is just short drive from Columbia and offers boating, swimming, and some of the finest largemouth bass fishing in the South. An excellent producer of largemouth bass, including trophies over 10 pounds are available on Lake Murray. Docks and brush piles provide important cover.

Lake Murray is a reservoir in the United States located in the state of South Carolina. It is approximately 50,000 acres in size, and has roughly 500 miles of shoreline. It was impounded in the late 1920’s to provide hydroelectric power to the state of South Carolina. Lake Murray is fed by the Saluda River which flows from upstate South Carolina near the North Carolina state line. The Saluda Dam (officially the Dreher Shoals Dam) was an engineering feat at the time of its construction. The dam, using the native red clay soil and bedrock, was the largest earthen dam in the world when it was completed in 1930. Lake Murray itself is named after the project’s chief engineer, William S. Murray. The Saluda Dam is approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and 220 feet (67 m) high. Lake Murray is 41 miles (66 km) long, and 14 miles (23 km) wide at its widest point. At the time when the lake was finished, it was the world’s largest man-made reservoir.

EVENT AGENDA

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2022

  • Volunteers Meetings – 3 meeting times offered, Boat Captains & Volunteers, you must attend one meeting
  • 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Boat Captains and Volunteers Meeting
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Boat Captains and Volunteers Meeting


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2022
YOUTH ANGLING DAY

  • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Youth Angling Day – Fishing at Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park. Teaching youth conservation and stewardship, meet Bass Pros and leaders from IGFA, Boy Scouts, and USAC. Bring the kids out to meet a real bass fishing pro and PAW Patrol’s Skye & Marshall.
  • Volunteers Meeting
  • 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Boat Captains and Volunteers Meeting

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022
ARRIVALS, OPENING DINNER GALA

  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Arrivals, Hotel Check In, Accreditation of Delegates
  • 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Captains Meeting, Jury, Draw for Boats, Draw for Flights, Rules
  • 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM Reception by Capital City Lake Murray Country
  • 7:45 PM Flag walk gathering of teams
  • 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Opening Ceremony, Gala Dinner, Symposium Speaker, Team Photos

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2022
DAY 1 PRACTICE

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM Breakfast
  • 6:00 AM – Buses Leave for Lake in group order A, B, C
  • 7:00 AM – Boats meet anglers/marshals at tackle shop docks in group order A, B, C
  • 8:00 AM Start fishing – Launch by boat number – 3 flights staggered
  • 4:00 PM End fishing – walk weigh-in to MLF stage – return by flights staggered
  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Transfer to hotel
  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner
  • 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Captains meeting


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2022
DAY 2 PRACTICE

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM Breakfast
  • 6:00 AM – Buses Leave for Lake in group order A, B, C
  • 7:00 AM – Boats meet anglers/marshals at tackle shop docks in group order A, B, C
  • 8:00 AM Start fishing – Launch by boat number – 3 flights staggered
  • 4:00 PM End fishing – walk weigh-in to MLF stage – return by flights 4:00 staggered
  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Transfer to hotel
  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner
  • 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Captains meeting


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2022
DAY 1 COMPETITION

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM Buffet
  • 6:00 AM – Buses Leave for Lake in order A, B, C
  • 7:00 AM – Boats meet anglers/marshals at tackle shop docks in group order A, B, C
  • 8:00 AM Start fishing – Launch by boat number – 3 flights staggered
  • 4:00 PM End fishing – walk weigh-in to MLF stage – return by flights 4:00 staggered
  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Transfer to hotel
  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner
  • 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Captains meeting

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022
DAY 2 COMPETITION / WEIGH-IN CONCERT

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM Breakfast
  • 6:00 AM – Buses Leave for Lake in group order A, B, C
  • 7:00 AM – Boats meet anglers/marshals at tackle shop docks in group order A, B, C
  • 8:00 AM Start fishing – Launch by boat number – 3 flights staggered
  • 4:00 PM End fishing – walk weigh-in to MLF stage – return by flights 4:00 staggered
  • 6:00 PM CCLMC Concert – Country Music with Cody Webb at Dreher Island State Park
  • 6:00 PM Dinner at event BBQ tent at Dreher Island
  • 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM Transfer to hotel


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2022
DAY 3 COMPETITION / AWARDS DINNER GALA

  • 5:00 AM – 6:30 AM Breakfast
  • 6:00 AM – Buses Leave for Lake in group order A, B, C
  • 7:00 AM – Boats meet anglers/marshals at tackle shop docks in group order A, B, C
  • 8:00 AM Start fishing – Launch by boat number – 3 flights 8:00, 8:10, 8:20
  • 4:00 PM End fishing – walk weigh-in to MLF stage – return by flights 4:00, 4:20, 4:40
  • 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM Transfer to hotel
  • 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM Awards Dinner Gala
  • Speakers, Recognitions, Awards, Photos, Official closing by FIPSed and Organizer


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2022
DEPARTURES

  • 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
  • 11:00 AM Hotel check out
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