Bass Pro Shops Signs Deal to Build Resort Destination on Lake Okeechobee
| January 19, 2018

by , Okeechobee News

OKEECHOBEE — The contract has been signed and the clock is ticking.

On Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. the Okeechobee County Board of Commissioners officially signed the contract with Bass Pro to develop the Okee-Tantie Recreation Area.

Bass Pro now has 9 months to develop plans for the site.

“We believe that we are the most qualified partner to design, develop and operate a high-quality fishing resort on the most notable bass fishing lake in America,” Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops founder, wrote in their bid on the project. “We also feel that the strength of our company and its marketing horse power make us the very best marketing partner to promote this great fishing destination.

Read the rest of the story in The Okeechobee News here


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