Robert Laird Of Livingston Wins Over $100,000 In Cash & Prizes At Big Bass Splash
In the 9 o'clock hour of day number one of the KICKS/McDonald's Big Bass Splash, Robert Laird of Livingston brought in a bass that tip the scales at 10.74 pounds.
Over the course of the next 2 1/2 days, Laird would had to fish and fret as to whether his catch would hold up as the tops of the tournament. Several anglers got close, but in the end, Robert Laird is the champion of the 27th annual Big Bass Splash.
With the win, Robert gets a new Dodge truck, Legend bass boat, Stealth 4X4 ATV, as well as the money he won for winning the hourly payout. All totaled, it's a prize package valued at over $100,000.
The top five of the tournament shaped out like this:
Robert Laird Livingston, TX 10.74
Joe Kirbow Beaumont, TX 10.36
Tommy Hammons Jacksonville, TX 9.73
Bob Sims Orange, TX 8.98
Shannon Gill Deridder, La 8.39
The KICKS/McDonald's Big Bass Splash on Toledo Bend is coming May 20th-22nd with $440,000 in guaranteed cash and prizes.