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Kentucky/Barkley to Host 2017 BFL Wild Card

2017 T-H Marine BFL Wild Card

The 2017 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Wild Card tournament will take place on Kentucky and Barkley lakes Nov. 10-11. The previously reported date of Oct. 27-28 was changed due to a scheduling conflict. The event will launch from Kentucky Dam Marina, located at 466 Marina Drive in Gilbertsville, Ky.

In order to be eligible to fish the no-entry-fee BFL Wild Card tournament, anglers must have entered all five events within a BFL division during the 2017 season and fished at least two of them. In addition, anglers who have already qualified for a BFL Regional are ineligible.

During the BFL Wild Card tournament, the full field competes both days, with boater and co-angler winners determined by the heaviest two-day catch. The top six boaters and top six co-anglers will advance to the 2018 BFL All-American, which will be held on Cross Lake in Shreveport, La., May 31-June 2 and hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier City Sports Commission and the Red River Waterway Commission.

An optional pot is available to anglers who elect to participate at the BFL Wild Card tournament. Entry fees for the optional pot will be $230 for boaters and $115 for co-anglers, with the top 20 percent of anglers who elect to participate in the optional pot receiving checks. There will be no official practice period or off-limits period prior to the pretournament meeting for the Wild Card. No contestant may be on tournament waters for the purpose of locating bass or potential fishing waters after the start of the pretournament meeting except during tournament hours.

Entry for the BFL Wild Card is now open and runs through Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at 6 p.m. CT. You may enter by phone only on or before Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 270.252.1000. Entries on Nov. 9 will be taken onsite at the pretournament meeting at Kentucky Dam Marina. The BFL Wild Card is being hosted by the Kentucky Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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