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Bassmaster Classic underway in Anderson, Greenville. What you need to know.

Bassmaster Classic at Bon Secours Wellness Arena (FOX Carolina) Bassmaster Classic at Bon Secours Wellness Arena (FOX Carolina)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Bassmaster Classic returned to the Upstate on Friday.

The three-day tournament, which organizers compare to the Super Bowl of bass fishing, will be held on Lake Hartwell with daily weigh-ins in Greenville.

Free public events include the daily launches, boat demos, weigh-ins, and an Outdoor Expo.

The Outdoor Expo will be held at the TD Convention Center, located at 1 Exposition Drive in Greenville. A mechanical fish was set up at the TD Convention Center where riders could try their luck at hanging on.

Hours are noon to 8 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

The anglers will launch from Green Pond Landing in Anderson each day at 7:30 a.m.

Weigh-ins will be at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, located at 650 N. Academy Street in Greenville, each day from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Doors will open daily at 3:15 p.m.

Parking for avid anglers will be available at the Church Street Garage for a flat rate of $6 starting Friday. Beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday, limited spaces will be available at the Liberty Square Garage and the Commons Garage on Beattie Place.

Free weekend parking is available from 6 p.m. on Friday to 6 a.m. on Monday at the Richardson Street Garage.

Country music star Jason Aldean will perform at a free pop-up concert on Friday during the first weigh-in. Seating is first-come-first-serve and and doors will open at 3:15 p.m.

Boat Demos will also take place at Green Pond Landing, which is located at 470 Green Pond Road. The demos will be offered each day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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