The Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza of Arkansas will return to the Arkansas River Friday through Sunday, June 23-25.

Arkansas’ largest amateur bass fishing tournament boasts a total of $100,000 in prize money, awarded in the following categories: $50,000 for the largest fish overall; $10,000 for the largest fish overall in each of the remaining four pools; and place money for overall winners per pool, with $900 for second place, $700 for third and $400 for fourth.

The tournament will be held in five separate pools for the purpose of paying hourly prizes. The Pool #4 weigh-in site is at Pine Bluff’s Regional Park.

The entry is $80 per person each day. For more information on tournament rules or to register for the Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza, visit or call the Arkansas Hospitality Association at 501-376-2323.