On August 14th-17th, Serpent Lake was the location of the 2017 Carhartt College Classic, hosted by Bass Pro Shops. A total of eight fisherman took to the waters early Monday morning in competition to catch the highest weight of bass. The location was unknown to the fisherman until the Saturday before the competition.
Before spending their day on the water, all competitors could be found at the public water access at Crosby Memorial Park. They spent time setting up their boats and reels before having a meeting and prayer.
Throughout the three day competition, you could see the competitors on their boats with a camera crew. The footage from the competition will be aired on ESPN sometime in September. After a long three days and some tough competition, only one winner prevailed.
If you would like more information about the tournament, to see more photos, and to follow along with other events, please visit their website https://www.bassmaster.com/tournaments/2017-college-classic-bracket.