The City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department along with the Greater Gadsden Area Tourism this weekend will host the last fishing tournament of the Alabama Bass Trail Series. More than 200 boats and 450 amateur anglers from across the southeastern United States will be in the Gadsden area this weekend for the last tournament of the 2019 North Series.
The Alabama Bass Trail is a program that promotes the state’s year-round fishing destinations and to educate students on how to be good stewards of natural resources. This tournament is expected to generate $200,000 in economic impact for the Gadsden area and Etowah County. $10,000 will be awarded to the first place winner.