Many guests of The Resort at Governor’s Crossing are avid fishermen and women. This March 15-17 nearby Knoxville TN will be the host city for bass fishing biggest event, The Bassmaster Classic. Four time Classic Champion Kevin Van Dam, 2017 & 2018 Champion Jordan Lee, and 4 Tennessee anglers are among the 52 competitors aiming for their share of the one million dollar purse. Brandon Lester (Fayetteville), Wesley Strader (Springcity), Jacob Wheeler (Harrison) and Knoxville’s own Ott DeFoe will represent the Volunteer State.
Fans can attend the daily boat takeoffs from Volunteer Landing and the daily weigh-in shows from Thompson –Boling Arena on the UT Campus. Outdoor Expo presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods will be held at Knoxville Convention Center and World’s Fair Exhibition Hall. All events are free, details at Bassmaster.com.
The Resort at Governor’s Crossing via US-441N is less than 30 miles from all event locations.