B.A.S.S. Announces a New Way for Anglers to Compete
9 Nov, 2021
Dovetail Games, developer and publisher of authentic sports simulation titles, is giving aspiring anglers a first look at the eight exciting venues available at launch in Bassmaster Fishing 2022, the official video game of B.A.S.S.
Anglers will be hooked with eight unique locales to choose from to start their fishing careers. These locations offer different challenges and opportunities, ranging from dense swamps and cluttered boatyards to acres of open water, all featuring stunning scenery and an all-new day and night cycle designed to enhance the immersive experience. Players can use the new GPS map marker system to keep track of hotspots and underwater structures where they find more bites to improve their performance when they return.
Locations will include Lake Ray Roberts, where Bassmaster Elite Series angler Hank Cherry, featured as a playable angler in Bassmaster Fishing 2022, just reeled in a victory during the 51st Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and became only the fourth angler to win the Bassmaster Classic two years in a row. The official lineup of venues confirmed for launch include:
- St. Lawrence River, New York: Connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean is the St. Lawrence River, where smallmouth bass take center stage.
- Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee: This lake has become “The Land of the Giants” for largemouth bass, ranking in the Top 10 in best bass fishing lakes in the U.S. in the 2018 Bassmaster Magazine 100 Best Bass Lakes rankings.
- Lake Ray Roberts, Texas: Selected as the venue for the 2021 Bassmaster Classic, Lake Ray Roberts in Texas is sure to be a hit with pros and fans alike.
- St. Johns River, Florida: A regular stop on the Bassmaster Elite Series and the longest river in Florida, the St. Johns River is packed with honey holes and hawgs.
- Lake Guntersville, Alabama: The largest lake in Alabama and a firm favorite on the Elite circuit, Lake Guntersville always produces top-level competition.
- Sabine River, Texas: A huge variety of areas to fish in makes the Sabine River a fascinating venue for competitive B.A.S.S. events.
- Lake Hamilton, Arkansas: Nestled in the Ouachita Mountains near Hot Springs, Lake Hamilton is one of the most popular fisheries in Arkansas.
- Toledo Bend, Texas/Louisiana: This reservoir separates Texas and Louisiana in the heart of the beautiful Sabine National Forest.
Developed and published by Dovetail Games, Bassmaster Fishing 2022is due to release this fall in North America and Europe on the PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X, and windows PC via Steam and the Microsoft Store. The developer is accepting closed alpha sign-upsfor anglers who cannot wait to get their hands on the game.
For regular updates and more information, please visitwww.bassmasterthegame.com.
About Dovetail Games
Dovetail Games was launched in 2013. Previously trading as RailSimulator.com Ltd, the business launched in 2009, initially producing and marketing the PC game Train Simulator. Today, Dovetail Games is responsible for developing train and fishing simulation games for PC and leading consoles. http://www.dovetailgames.com.
B.A.S.S., which encompasses the Bassmaster tournament leagues, events and media platforms, is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 515,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (Bassmaster.com), TV show, radio show, social media programs and events. For more than 50 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.
The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the most prestigious events at each level of competition, including the Bassmaster Elite Series, Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens Series, TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Bassmaster Team Championship, Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX, Yamaha Bassmaster Redfish Cup Championship presented by Skeeterand the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.