Flying fish Redneck Fishing Tournament is this weekend

This weekend, the Illinois River community of Bath in Mason County will once again be ground zero for Redneck fishing. The 12th Annual Redneck Asian carp fishing tournament takes place on Friday and Saturday.

Participants from around the world come to Mason County to catch as many Asian carp as they can in two hours with no fishing poles or lines allowed.

Vibrations from boat motors cause the fish to leap out of the water. The record so far is 481 fish in two hours. ,

Proceeds from the tournament go to assist central Illinois veterans.

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