Elite: Texas Fest takeoff delayed

The start of the 2019 Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at Lake Fork has been delayed until 7:30 a.m. CDT due to weather.

The official takeoff was scheduled for 7.

“There is a weather system that is moving out,” B.A.S.S. Sr. Tournament Director Trip Weldon said. “The (system) is actually moving out a little earlier than expected. We do not expect the delay to be long.”

Weigh-ins are scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Sabine River Authority in Quitman, Texas.