Lake Norman is set to host its ninth major B.A.S.S. event next week. B.A.S.S., which encompasses the Bassmaster tournament leagues, will hold the Basspro.com Bassmaster Southern Open on the lake September 23rd thru the 25th. It will be the first major event there since 2018. Elite Series invitations, as well as valuable Angler of the Year points, will be on the line.