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Stars Throw out Their Lines

The second annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Artists & Anglers Fishing Tournament will be held Tuesday, June 9, on Nashville's J. Percy Priest Lake.


The fun event teams country stars with the top male and female professional bass anglers for a day of fishing. The weigh-in will take place at 3 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops Opry Mills, with a special concert by young bluegrass sensations Green on the Vyne and other special guests at 2 p.m. The weigh-in and concert are free and open to the public. Emerson Drive's Brad Mates and Dale Wallace will be competing again this year, along with Bobby Bare, Mel Tillis, Jeff Cook, Jon Randall and Trent Willmon. Newcomers to this year's event include Little Jimmy Dickens, Eric Church, Dean Brody, Sammy Kershaw, Mica Roberts, Daryle Singletary and other stars.

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