Live Blog: October 8 – Practice Day & Angler Check-in


3:45 PM – October 8, 2021

The official registration opens at 4:00 PM this afternoon at the Hughes Center in Russellville, AR.  The tournament rules meeting will begin at 6:00PM.  Members of the East Texas Baptist fishing team just arrived.  We are looking forward to seeing all of the anglers and talking some fishing!

2:30 PM – October 8, 2021

Anglers competing in this weekend’s event will receive one snack bag per boat loaded down with snacks and food to have during competition.  Thanks to AFTCO for their support of college anglers!

1:20 PM – October 8, 2021

The AFTCO Open will be the first double points event of the 2021-22 Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia.  First place will earn 1,250 points, and the highest two finishing teams inside of the Top 125 for each school will earn points.

View the current Top 25 in the School of the Year race entering this event.

11:55 AM – October 8, 2021

Holden Kauble from Wabash Valley College recently caught this Lake Dardanelle largemouth bass.  A five-bass limit full of fish like that will go a long ways this weekend!

11:00 AM – October 8, 2021

Good Friday morning from Russellville, AR and Lake Dardanelle!  The live blog for the final practice day is now up and running.  Check back for on-the-water updates and much more as the day progresses!