Spring Topwater Contest

This contest has concluded. See winners below.

Biggest Overall Bass: Zach Taggart - Plano, TX - 6 lb 10 oz


Best Topwater Strike: Jacob Grubbs - Harrisburg, IL - Strike @1:32


 Most Creative/Entertaining: Dan Lewis - Valrico, FL



March Biggest Bass: Lance Wright - Opelika, AL - 5 lbs 7 oz


April Biggest Bass: Zach Taggart - Plano, TX - 6 lb 10 oz



May Biggest Bass: Tie Between Pate Robinson & Owen Pifer - 6 lbs 1 oz.





5 lb. Sunfish Challenge Winners:

Thomas Geraldsen - Perry, GA

Zach Taggart - Plano, TX

Owen Pifer - Celebration, FL

Matthew Jones

Thanks to everyone who participated! Check back soon for our Summer contest.


One of the most exciting moments in bass fishing is the topwater bite, and we are ready to put your topwater skills to the test. We are hosting a tournament open to all anglers and will be judging on the categories below.

Biggest Overall Bass

Best Topwater Strike

Most Creative/Entertaining

Biggest Bass Each Month

5 lb. Sunfish Challenge

Time: March 1st - May 31st.

Location: Any body of water: lake, pond, river or stream.

Lures: Lunkerhunt Popping Frog or LiveTarget Hollow Body Sunfish


1) To enter the contest, you must purchase either a popping frog or a sunfish through www.bamafrogs.com. If you have already purchased one from us in the past, you are already entered. We can verify this by your order number.

2) In order to submit an entry for the biggest bass, you must film the entire catch using one of the two lures. The fish must be weighed with a digital scale and the weight shown in the video. Video submissions are also required for the best topwater strike award.

3) We are also looking for creativity and entertainment. Even if you do not catch a big fish, submit a photo or video of your catch or your fishing trips. For photo submissions, try to take a photo showing the bait used. 


Biggest Overall Bass -

Grand prize winner will be awarded to the heaviest bass caught during the entire tournament, March 1st - May 31, 2016.

Winner will receive a two day guided fishing trip from us that will include some giant bass and great topwater fishing. We will help provide traveling assistance and sleeping accommodations. You will also receive a lure package upon arrival with a variety of different baits and tackle to use on your fishing trip.

Biggest Bass Each Month -

The heaviest bass caught each month will receive a $150 gift certificate to Bama Frogs. There will be one winner each month for March, April, and May.

Most Creative/Entertaining -

The most creative/entertaining photo or video will receive a $100 gift cerfiticate to Bama Frogs.

Best Topwater Strike -

The best topwater strike will receive a topwater lure package including the latest topwater lures (valued at $150). 

Sunfish 5 Pounder Challenge *Sponsored by LiveTarget* -

Catch a fish over 5 pounds on the Sunfish and LiveTarget will send you a lure package. Offer valid while supplies last.


All entries should be submitted to stephenrussell@bamafrogs.com.

All winners will be shown on our YouTube channel, BamaBass, as well as our social media sites. Time to break out your topwater rods and go fishing!



March - Biggest Bass

Name/Location Weight Lure
1st - Lance Wright - Opelika, AL 5 lbs 7 ounces Popping Frog - Tree Frog
2nd - Thomas Geraldsen - Perry, GA 5 lbs 3 ounces Sunfish - Pearl Olive Pump.
3rd - Dan Lewis - Valrico, FL 4 lbs 4 ounces Popping Frog - Bark
4th - Johan Tenorio - South Florida 3 lbs 8 ounces Popping Frog - Leopard


April - Biggest Bass

Name/Location Weight Lure
1st - Zach Taggart - Plano, TX 6 lbs 10 ounces Sunfish
2nd - Jake Shannon - Arlington, TX 4 lbs 7 ounces Sunfish
3rd - Jake Shannon - Arlington, TX 4 lbs 4 ounces Sunfish
4th - Daniel Hayden - Fort Smith, AR 3 lbs 11 ounces Sunfish
5th - Thomas Geraldsen - Perry, GA 3 lbs 10 ounces Popping Frog


May - Biggest Bass

Name/Location Weight Lure
1st Tied- Pate Robinson - Perdido, AL 6 lbs 1 ounce Popping Frog - Tree Frog
1st Tied - Owen Pifer - Celebration, FL 6 lbs 1 ounce Sunfish
2nd - Robert Hysom - Huntsville, AL 4 lbs 14 ounces Sunfish
3rd - Matthew Simmons - Honea Path, SC 4 lbs 3 ounces Sunfish Nat. Green Bluegill
4rd - Robert Hysom - Huntsville, AL 4 lbs Sunfish
5th - Dan Lewis - Valrico, FL 3 lbs 5 ounces Popping Frog -Green Tea
6th - Robert Hysom - Huntsville, AL 3 lbs Popping Frog


Jake Shannon - Arlington, Texas


Thomas Geraldsen - Perry, GA



Dan Lewis - Valrico, FL



Matthew Simmons - Honea Path, South Carolina


Daniel Hayden - Fort Smith, Arkansas


Robert Hysom - Huntsville, AL




Johan Tenorio - South Florida

Matthew Jones


Most Creative/Entertaining

Jacob Grubbs - Harrisburg, IL

<!-- .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-ntainer embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 1