The Stivers Chevrolet Big Bass Tournament will be held September 27 out of Dreher Island State Park.

The tournament will benefit the SC Troopers Association’s Foundation Fund which is a 501-C-3 tax deductible foundation.

Stivers Chevrolet has donated the payback to anglers. The other sponsors are Palmetto State Armory of Columbia; Palmetto Electrical Systems of Ninety Six, and Brand Buzz of Lexington.

The Foundation Fund will benefit from the anglers who donate $95 to participate in the tournament.

Fishing begins at 7 am and ends with a 3 pm Weigh-In. Scales open at 8 am. Weigh-in periods are 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm.

The payback is a guaranteed $8,900 in cash with seven places for each weigh-in period.

Anglers may bring a young angler along with no additional fee. A young angler is a youth who has not reached their 15th birthday. Young Anglers will compete for one place that pays $100 in each of the four periods.

The overall Big Bass winner will receive an additional $500 and a $600 gift card from Palmetto State Armory. The other three period winners and the top Young Angler will receive a $100 gift card from Palmetto State Armory.

Pre-Registration is mandatory, entry will not be possible at the ramp. Enter/donate by going to, to the About Box, click on the SCTAF link, there you can enter and read the official rules. Call 1-800-633-2236 for more information.

For a complete list of tournaments rules, visit

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