With a major cold front approaching the Kentucky Lake area, organizers said the weather will play a major role.
Cabela’s, a supporter of college bass fishing, said it is offering a discount to collegiate anglers.
Fishing and hunting equipment chain Bass Pro Shops agreed to buy rival chain Cabela's for $5.5 billion.
Ranger Boats said Ranger pro Robert Bruegger won the May 26-27 Cabela's National Walleye Tour event.
Bass Pro is working with an investment bank on the potential offer, people “familiar with the matter” told Reuters last week.
Navico was named Cabela’s 2014 Vendor of the Year for the general outdoors division.