At this year’s McDonald’s Big Bass Splash, held over the weekend at Lake Fork, approximately 2600 entries caught a record 34 over the slot fish.

Robert Cole of Longview took 3rd place overall in the tournament, weighing in a 9.81 lb bass. Chris Baker of Paris Texas was the 2nd place winner weighing in at 9.9 lbs. The winner of this year’s tournament was Andy Spence of Fruitvale, weighing in a 10.91 lb fish.

Spence led the tournament from 8 a.m. Friday until the end of the tournament Sunday. Spence’s winnings include cash, a new Legend bass Boat, a new Dodge Truck, and a 4-wheel drive stealth ATV, all valued over a total of $100,000.


McDonald’s Big Bass Splash Top 5

1st Place Andy Spence from Fruitvale                   10.91 lbs

2nd place Chris Baker from Paris, Texas                 9.90 lbs

3rd place Robert Cole from Longview                     9.81 lbs.

4th place from Harker Heights Texas                       9.67lbs

5th place from Tatum Texas                                     9.61lbs