When Bill Dance and Bass Pro Shops are on board, you know it’s the big time.
The Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout in its first six years had already enjoyed the status of being one of the biggest striped bass tournaments in the world.
Bass Pro Shops is the Virginia Beach event’s new title sponsor.
The annual Shootout is
Jan. 7-9 out of Rudee Inlet.
Dance and Bass Pro owner Johnny Morris will anchor a team that will fish on the Waterman, a boat owned and captained by tournament founder and director Mike Standing.