Instor’s Bass Classic Tournament in Texas will Benefit Hookset Brothers

This week brings the inaugural Instor Bass Classic Invitational fishing tournament to the Dallas area.  Proceeds fromInstor’s Bass Classic Invitational will go to the Hookset Brothers, a non-profit dedicated to helping America’s veterans through PTSD by getting them outside for fishing, hunting and other activities.

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Instor Solutions, Inc. announced that it is hosting the Instor Bass Classic Invitational in Lewisville, Texas this week.  Set for April 27, the Instor’s Bass Classic Invitational will pair amateur anglers with professional bass fishermen for a day of competitive bass fishing on Lewisville Lake north of Dallas. The event features 20 teams of three anglers and will include pro anglers such as Jesse Timmons, Keith Glasby, Kevin Dritschler, Mike “Big Bass” McWhorter and many others.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Hookset Brothers Combat Recovery, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting veterans who are suffering from combat-related post-traumatic stress disorders by taking them on outdoor trips to hunt, fish and partake in other activities. To learn more, go to

Garrick McPherson, Director of Sales for Instor’s Southwest territory, helped organize the event. He said the tournament is a chance to enjoy a day of fishing while helping a good cause.

“We are excited to see this unique event come together,”

McPherson said. “Everyone will have a good time and it’s for a great cause. It’s our chance to give back to our military heroes and show them our gratitude for what they do for our great country.”

McPherson is a competitive angler himself, having won the 2017 Kings of Cowtown event. He also won the 2017 Bass Champs Angler of the Year award and has been a three-time Bud Light Trail Angler of the Year.

The tournament runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27. First place wins $1,500; second place takes $1,200; third place gets $900, with all winners receiving plaques. A one-day all-water license is required for all participants. Lunch, weigh-in and awards will follow at 2 p.m. at Sneaky Pete’s in Lewisville.

A special thanks to all of our generous sponsors who made this event possible !