Bass tourney scheduled

MARQUETTE – The Lake Michigamme Rock Bass Tournament is set for June 7, with June 8 as the rain date.

Organized by the Lake Michigamme Property Owners Association, the event will take place at the Michigamme Pavilion Park and the Brown Road Access Site.

Pre-registration is from 6 to 8 p.m. June 6 at the Van Riper State Park camp host site. The day of the event, registration will open at 7:30 a.m. at the sites.

The tournament conclusion, judging and prizes will be at 1 p.m. that date at the Michigamme Park Pavilion.

Registration is $5 per person and includes a hot dog lunch at noon. Children 12 and younger can participate for free. Participants must be registered to compete for the cash prizes and raffle items.

Awards are $50 for the smallest rock bass and $150 for the largest rock bass.

The heaviest limit (25) of rock bass prizes are $300 for first place; $100 for second place; and $50 for third place.