Join us as we kick off the Bonfire Tournament Series with the Lunker Lovin’ Smackdown Tournament & Festival on February 19-20th! The Lunker Lovin’ Smackdown is the first leg of the Bonfire Series Tournament at Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort. The Bonfire Series includes three 1-day tournaments qualifiers: the Lunker Lovin’ Smackdown (February 20), the Blazing Bass Challenge (May 15) and the Tickled Pink Playoff (October 16). The series concludes with the Bonfire Shootout, a two-day tournament (November 20-21st). To fish the series, you must be a member of the Angler House Club, which is open to all to join.
Are you a college student? If so, you are eligible to participate in the Collegiate Division for no extra cost! At the conclusion of the BTT series, we will present the winning Collegiate Team a Perpetual Trophy that will be displayed at Camp Mack honoring the team and their school. Beat a pro, win money, get a trophy – now that’s what we’d call a college kid cleanup!
Each of the tournament festivals will have activities and events for anglers and non-anglers to enjoy with proceeds being donated to support local charities and conservation groups. The Lunker Lovin’ Smackdown will benefit Keep Polk County Beautiful. We will have a weekend of fun with a lake cleanup, the world’s largest s’more competition, live music, vendors, & food!
Lunker Lovin’ Smackdown winner and current Bonfire Series Leader Austin Henderson and Mike Henderson with 30.12 lbs.
PAYOUT & AWARDS
Based on 100 team entry and 80% payout for the Lunker Lovin’ Smackdown / 20% to the Bonfire Shootout Winners
1ST (35%) – $5,600
2ND (17.5%) – $2,800
3RD (15%) – $2,400
4TH (10%)– $1,600
5TH (7%) – $1,120
6TH (5%) – $800
7TH (4%) – $640
8TH (3%) – $480
9TH (2%) – $320
10TH (1.5%) – $240
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Tournament Check-in at Gator Den
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Captain’s Meeting & Dinner at Gator Den
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Pyro Joe’s Fire Show at Gator Den
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Music & Entertainment at Gator Mack’s Sports Bar
Safe Light – Lines in for anglers
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Lovin’ the Lake Cleanup with Keep Polk County Beautiful at Lake Kissimmee State Park. Participants receive a free day pass from Lake Kissimmee State Park and t-shirt from Keep Polk County Beautiful!
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Bonfire Village, & Live Music at Steamboat Landings on the Riverfront
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Tournament Weigh in & Awards
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Free Concert from Red Hot Rooster at Steamboat Landings Stage
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Geocaching at Outfitter Shop
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Biking in Lake Kissimmee State Park ($5.00 Park Entry)
Fri: 6 am – 9 pm
Sat: 5 am – 9 pm
Sun: 5 am – 7 pm
Fri: 12 – 9 pm
Sat: 7 – 10 am
Sat: 12 – 8 pm
Thu: 2:00 – 8:00 pm
Fri: 5:00-11:00 pm
Sat: 5:00-11:00 pm
Embracing best practices has never been more important in helping protect the health of the Kissimmee Chain fishery for todays’ angler and the generation to come and ensuring the reputation and respect by recreational anglers of both Guy Harvey Outpost resorts and Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort. The rules and regulations are drafted with that in mind. For a complete list of rules please click below:
Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization, and is an affiliate of Keep Florida Beautiful, Inc. and Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
Created in 1994 and certified by Keep America Beautiful, Inc. in 1996, this non-profit organization works with civic, business, government, educational and community groups across the county to improve the aesthetic and ecological value of our communities through litter control and prevention, beautification, waste reduction, recycling and proper handling and disposal of solid waste