MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One of the world’s largest bass fishing tournaments is returning to Minnesota.

The Bassmaster Angler of the Year Tournament will be this Sept. 14-17 on Lake Mille Lacs. It will feature the top 50 anglers from the Elite Series.

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The tournament was held in Onamia last year. Participation in the tournament is based on performance throughout the year.

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A $1 million prize will be at stake, and the top angler in the standings after the tournament will get $100,000. Across three days of competition on Lake Mille Lacs last year, anglers caught 729 bass for a three-day total weight of more than 2,800 pounds.

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Tournament officials say new this year is a $25,000 prize for the heaviest three-day limit of bass.