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Big Bass Bonanza canceled due to coronavirus; organizers hoping to hold fall tournament

For more information on the coronavirus, text "FACTS" to (903) 600-2600.
Credit: Alpha Media

LONGVIEW, Texas — Due to the coronavirus that has made its way to East Texas, our news partners at Alpha Media East Texas have announced the annual Big Bass Bonanza, which was scheduled for May 1 - May 3 at Lake O' the Pines, has been canceled.

Discussions are currently underway to formalize a date in the fall for a tournament.

"The health and safety of Alpha Media staff, sponsors and participants is too important," Alpha Media said in a statement. "As soon as a time and date have been decided, we will inform everyone involved."

For more information on the coronavirus, text "FACTS" to (903) 600-2600.

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