Orillia, Ontario Canada: Organizers of the Bass Pro Shops Lake Simcoe Open bass tournament, hosted by the Aurora Bassmasters, are thrilled to announce they have signed the legendary Big Jim McLaughlin to be MC of their tournament weigh-in ceremonies for the 2012 event out of Orillia Oct 20th. "It's been many years since I won my second Canadian Championship out of Orillia, but when I see the weights that come in now for a 5 fish limit surpassing even those of the old 6 fish tournament limit... I am absolutely jacked to be the Emcee at the 2012 BASS PRO SHOPS LAKE SIMCOE OPEN Canada's Premier one day bass fishing tournament. PERIOD!" - said Big Jim.