Fishing activities

Bellamy Brothers to headline activity weekend at Simms Bassmaster Elite 2022 in Lake Fork

Wood County Judge Lucy Hebron

The Bellamy Brothers will perform for free on May 22 at 2 p.m. at the Sabine River Authority headquarters.

We are thrilled to welcome what has been an integral part of the American music scene for decades. Along with all the other fun activities, we have an amazing weekend for tournament visitors. »

— Lucy Hebron, Wood County Judge

QUITMAN, TEXAS, USA, May 2, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Wood County Economic Development Commission announced today that The Bellamy Brothers will be the featured performer for the upcoming 2022 Simms Bassmaster Elite Tournament in Lake Fork, headlining the weekend of activities May 19-22.

Popular country music duo of brothers David Milton Bellamy and Homer Howard Bellamy, the Bellamy Brothers, will perform for free on May 22 at 2 p.m. at the Sabine River Authority headquarters.

“We are thrilled to welcome back what has been an integral part of the American music scene for decades,” said Wood County Judge Lucy Hebron. “In addition to all the other fun activities, we have an amazing weekend for tournament visitors.”

In addition to the concert, other activities include Bassmaster Elite Fisherman Launch, The Great Dam (5K) Race @ Lake Fork, Hawg Trough Bass Tank & Texas Park and Wildlife Catfish Tank, Bicycle Rodeo, 1-Mile Fun Run & Walk through the Dam (After 5K Race) The Great Dam Race Awards Ceremony, Bobby Irwin Concert and Bassmaster Elite Weigh-In.

To see the full schedule with times and details, go here.

Earlier this month, it was reported that the 2021 tournament had an economic impact of nearly $1 million.

The continued success of the event should come as no surprise, considering Bassmaster Magazine named Lake Fork last summer as its top pick for the Top 100 Bass Lakes of 2021, and it’s easy to see why. the event has such an impact.

“Lake Fork’s reputation will continue to create substantial opportunity for Wood County businesses to benefit,” said Christophe Trahan. “Exposure to millions of people, whether in person or through the media, can be a transformative event for our business communities.

“Having the Bellamy Brothers award-winning only strengthens the legacy of the event,” he added.

About Wood County

Nestled in the Piney Woods of East Texas, Wood County is all the Texas you’ve come to expect from a county you’ll love: active downtown neighborhoods, engaging outdoor activities, and friendly neighbors! Wood County is the perfect place for a weekend getaway or extended vacation, starting or expanding your small business, or becoming a permanent fixture in one of our welcoming communities. Home to Fork Lake, named the nation’s #1 bass fishing destination by Bassmaster magazine, Wood County also offers a variety of attractions to appeal to just about anyone, such as the Mineola Nature Preserve and the Links at Land’s End golf course. only two. Come to Wood County: “The Texas you expect in a county you’ll love!” For more information, visit https://LoveWoodCounty.com.

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