Fishing & Boating News
Christie Continues Hot Streak to Advance to Championship Round on Alabama's Smith Lake
(May 4, 2019 - CULLMAN, AL) It goes without saying that post-spawn spotted bass are unpredictable, finicky and sometimes hard to locate.
Rookie Seeks First Tour Win, Brings 14-ounce Lead into Final Day
(May 4, 2019 - DAYTON, Tn.) FLW Tour rookie Ron Nelson of Berrien Springs, Michigan, caught four big largemouth late in the day Saturday to anchor his 25-pound, 15-ounce limit and jump to the top of the leaderboard after Day Three of the FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Evinrude in Dayton, Tennessee.
(May 4, 2019 - Lake Fork, TX) For Tyler Cory, everything was indeed bigger in Texas. The high school junior from Amherst, Wisc., caught a 6-pound, 11-ounce largemouth — the biggest bass he’s ever caught — during Saturday’s Bassmaster High School All-American presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors tournament.
(May 3, 2019 - Lake Fork, TX) Pipkens Stretches Lead To More Than 11 Pounds At Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest LAKE FORK, Texas — After two days of competition at the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the anglers will take a break from fishing Saturday.
Day One Leader John Cox Just 8 Ounces Back
(May 3, 2019 - DAYTON, Tn.) Yamamoto Baits pro Matt Greenblatt of Port St. Lucie, Florida, brought a five-bass limit of largemouth to the Dayton Boat Dock scale Friday weighing 19 pounds, 13 ounces, to vault into the lead after Day Two of the FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Evinrude in Dayton, Tennessee.
(May 2, 2019 - Lake Fork, TX) When Chad Pipkens suffered a broken collarbone playing hockey back in early March, some people automatically assumed he was done fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series for the year.
Lake Chick Kicks Out 12 Limits in Excess of 20 Pounds
(May 2, 2019 - DAYTON, Tn.) A field of 165 of the best bass-fishing professionals in the world began their four-day competition for a top award of $125,000 at the FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Evinrude Thursday in Dayton, Tennessee.
A WIN IN CONGRESS FOR FISH, WILDLIFE AND PUBLIC LANDS
(Mar 1, 2019 - Alexandria, VA) A win in Congress for fish, wildlife and public lands. This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act. Having already been passed by the Senate, this historic package is now headed to the President for his signature.
Hurricane Michael Presents New Fishery to Pro Bass Anglers at Tournament presented by Costa
(Mar 1, 2019 - BAINBRIDGE, GA.) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, is set to continue the 2019 FLW Tour season – the 24th season of the competitive Tour – next week, March 7-10, with the FLW Tour at Lake Seminole presented by Costa.
(Mar 1, 2019 - LUFKIN, Texas) The Thrall High School duo of Ryan Grisham of Taylor, Texas, and Christian Dubec, of Thrall, Texas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Sam Rayburn Reservoir Open.
Russellville’s Cobb Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Arkie Division Opener on Lake Ouachita Presented by GEARED
Arkadelphia’s Hillard Grabs Co-angler Title
(Mar 1, 2019 - MOUNT IDA, AR) Boater Donnie Cobb of Russellville, Arkansas, caught five bass Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 7 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division opener on Lake Ouachita presented by GEARED.
Orellana Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League North Carolina Division Opener on Lake Norman Presented by Navionics
Co-angler Title Awarded to Newton’s Goble
(Mar 1, 2019 - MOORESVILLE, N.C.) Local angler Carson Orellana of Mooresville, caught five bass Saturday weighing 15 pounds even to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) North Carolina Division opener on Lake Norman presented by Navionics.
FLW Postpones T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Ozark Division Opener on Lake of the Ozarks Due to Extreme Cold
(Mar 1, 2019 - Lake of the Ozarks, MO) WHAT: The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division opener on Lake of the Ozarks presented by Navionics, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 2, has been postponed until Saturday, May 18, due to extremely cold conditions.
Cookeville’s Wagner Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Mountain Division Opener on Dale Hollow Lake Presented by Navionics
Jamestown’s Arms Takes Co-angler Title
(Mar 1, 2019 - BYRDSTOWN, TN.) Boater Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds even to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mountain Division opener on Dale Hollow Lake presented by Navionics.
East Texas Baptist University Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Opener on Sam Rayburn
(Mar 1, 2019 - LUFKIN, Texas) The East Texas Baptist University duo of Brett Clark of Center, Texas, and Cody Ross of Livingston, Texas, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Sam Rayburn Friday with a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 4 ounces.
Co-angler Title Goes to Covington’s Smith
(Mar 1, 2019 - GAINESVILLE, Ga.) Boater Brad Davis of Winder, Georgia, caught five bass weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bulldog Division opener on Lake Lanier.
(Feb 24, 2019 - CORNELIUS, N.C.) Six bites was all it took for Will Nichols and Jamon Phillips of Jacksonville State University to vault from 10th place to the top of the standings in today’s final round of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series tournament presented by Bass Pro Shops.
AQ Rayburn Team #2
(Feb 24, 2019 - Sam Rayburn Res,TX) The weather was looking grim this morning with the thick fog and the rain looming… But as time passed the day got better and the fish started biting.
(Feb 24, 2019 - CORNELIUS, N.C.) With more than 250 boats to send through takeoff one at a time, it can take a long while for those drawing a high boat number in this week’s Carhartt Bassmaster College Series tournament presented by Bass Pro Shops to get a lure in the water.
New Z-Man SlingBladz is already churning up the bass world
(Feb 24, 2019 - LADSON, SC) “Probably the only painful part of throwing a spinnerbait is finding one that runs consistently straight and true,” remarks Miles “Sonar” Burghoff, rising star on the FLW Tour and a veteran of the blade game.
(Feb 24, 2019 - The Florida Keys) M— One of the largest fun fish tournaments in the Middle Keys, the 13th annual Tom Thumb Marathon Offshore Bull and Cow Dolphin Tournament, is to challenge anglers Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5, in Marathon.
(Feb 24, 2019 - MANY, La.) A big shift in weather conditions and the kindness of a fellow competitor opened the door for local favorite Darold Gleason to show off his home lake’s potential with a 25-pound, 3-ounce catch that yielded a tournament total of 40-2 and delivered a long-awaited win at the Basspro.com Bassmaster Central Open on Toledo Bend Reservoir.
(Feb 22, 2019 - Flippin, AR) Longtime Ranger pro angler David Fritts has been selected for induction into the 2019 Bass Fishing Hall of Fame class. Fritts has had a successful career fishing Bassmaster series and the FLW Tour for more than 20 years.
Tennessee’s Aaron Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Lake Guntersville Presented by Navionics
Co-angler Title Goes to Indiana’s Lyons
(Feb 21, 2019 - SCOTTSBORO, AL) Boater Chad Aaron of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, caught five bass Saturday weighing 25 pounds, 14 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division season opener on Lake Guntersville presented by Navionics.
(Feb 21, 2019 - CORNELIUS, N.C.) Every angler entered in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series tournament presented by Bass Pro Shops would rather the sun shine like it did Thursday afternoon on Lake Norman.
(Feb 21, 2019 - MANY, La.) Citing concerns for angler safety, Tournament Director Chris Bowes confirmed Thursday morning Day 2 of the Basspro.com Bassmaster Central Open on Toledo Bend has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Maryland’s Duarte Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Opener on Lake Hartwell Presented by Navionics
Co-angler Title Goes to Gilbert’s Hough
(Feb 21, 2019 - ANDERSON, S.C.) Boater John Duarte of Middle River, Maryland, caught five bass Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division season opener on Lake Hartwell presented by Navionics. For his win, Duarte earned $4,396.
Boynton Beach’s Stevens Catches 32-Pound Limit, Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Gator Division Tournament on Lake Okeechobee
Lake Worth’s Goldberg Grabs Co-angler Title
(Feb 21, 2019 - OKEECHOBEE, Fl.) Boater Kail Stevens of Boynton Beach, Florida, caught a massive five-bass limit Saturday weighing 32 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee.
(Feb 17, 2019 - Lake Livingston, TX) Fishing was tough on Lake Livingston Saturday….. That plus the fact that there were over two hundred High school teams fishing Livingston also. But there were 17 teams that came out to fish the Anglers Quest 2nd team tournament of 2
(Feb 17, 2019 - Houston County Lake, TX) The day started off chilly and wet with the temps in the mid to high 60’s with a light drizzle, but that wasn’t enough to stop the 21 Individuals from coming out to Lake Houston to fish. There were 79 fish caught and released back in the lake. A total of 223.94 pounds of bass and that made for a 2.83 lb average fish.
(Feb 17, 2019 - Connecticut’s Paul Mueller Wins Spotted Bass Slug) Desperate to fill out his five-bass limit with bigger spotted bass, Mueller returned to a deep ridge that had produced most of his big spotted bass on previous days. There, he managed to dredge up two big spotted bass that pushed him ahead of Texas angler Chris Zaldain by less than a pound.
(Feb 17, 2019 - GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.) For Chris Zaldain, this week has been an exercise in extreme patience.
Bassmaster Central Open of the season on Louisiana's Toledo Bend Reservoir Feb. 20-22.
(Feb 15, 2019 - MANY, La.) Giant Bass Will Greet Anglers At Bassmaster Central Open On Toledo Bend Reservoir MANY, La. — Fireworks. That’s what anglers competing in the 2019 Basspro.com Bassmaster Central Open at Toledo Bend can expect next week. Less than 75 days into the year, the lake has already given up 22 largemouth over 10 pounds, with the biggest weighing 11.49 pounds.
Numerous industry priorities reflected in final measure
(Feb 15, 2019 - Alexandria, VA) The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) expressed its strong support for the passage of the 2019 Consolidated Appropriations Act which provides funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2019 for nine federal agencies, including the Departments of Commerce and the Interior.
The MOA is intended to promote sustainable recreational fishing and boating in federal waters
(Feb 15, 2019 - Alexandria, VA) This morning, representatives from the recreational fishing and boating community, NOAA Fisheries and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to develop and expand a framework of cooperation for planning and implementing mutually beneficial projects and activities to promote sustainable recreational fishing and boating conducted within federal marine waters, including national marine sanctuaries.
(Feb 15, 2019 - GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.) With each day that passes, Tennessee angler David Mullins sounds more and more confident about his current situation.
Staff additions expand industry’s ability to address more state and federal fisheries issues
(Feb 13, 2019 - Alexandria, VA) The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Danielle Cloutier, a seasoned fisheries policy veteran, has joined the ASA staff as its new Pacific Fisheries Policy Director.
YETI FLW College Fishing tournament set for Friday, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Open tournament to follow Saturday
(Feb 13, 2019 - Lufkin, TX) YETI FLW College Fishing tournament set for Friday, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Open tournament to follow Saturday
Easley's Anders Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division Opener on Lake Keowee presented by Navionics
Hiawassee’s McClure Wins Co-angler Division
(Feb 11, 2019 - SENECA, S.C.) Boater Joe Anders of Easley, South Carolina, caught a five-bass limit Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River division event on Lake Keowee presented by Navionics. Anders earned $4,164 for his efforts.
University of Montevallo Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference Opener on Lake Seminole
(Feb 11, 2019 - BAINBRIDGE, GA.) The University of Montevallo duo of Justin Barnes of Monroeville, Alabama, and Adam Carroll of Carrollton, Georgia, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Lake Seminole Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 1 ounce.
(Feb 10, 2019 - PALATKA, Fl.) Clunn Repeats His Magic Winning Power-Pole Bassmaster Elite At St. Johns
Chickamauga’s Buddy Gross Milks Key Area on Lake Toho to Earn Second Career FLW Tour Victory, $100,000
(Feb 10, 2019 - KISSIMMEE, Fl) Pro Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Georgia, brought a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 12 ounces, to the scale Sunday to win the FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Ranger Boats.
Georgia Pro Drops 19-Pound Limit on the Scale to Grab Lead Heading into Championship Sunday
(Feb 9, 2019 - KISSIMMEE, Fl) After an exciting day of movement atop the leaderboard, FLW Tour pro Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Georgia, took the lead Saturday after the final bass had been weighed at the FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Ranger Boats with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 12 ounces.
(Feb 8, 2019 - PALATKA, Fl.) During the weeks leading up to the Power-Pole Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River, brothers Chris and Cory Johnston insisted the Florida fishery reminded them a lot of the waters they grew up fishing back home in Canada.
Florida Pro Grabs Day One Lead with Largest Limit Ever Weighed at Lake Toho in FLW Tour Competition
(Feb 7, 2019 - KISSIMMEE, Fl) Pro John Cox of DeBary, Florida, hauled in a massive five-bass limit weighing 31 pounds, 9 ounces – the largest limit ever weighed in FLW Tour competition at Lake Toho – to grab the lead after day one of the FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Ranger Boats.
(Feb 7, 2019 - PALATKA, Fl.) After a tough practice, Robbie Latuso said he only had one area that he felt confident about heading into Thursday’s opening round of the Power-Pole Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River.
(Feb 7, 2019 - ) The quick report of kayak Sand Bass fishing the Sabine River this week to McFadden’s Landing is the trip was fantastic! Thirty-four sand bass, each weighing close to three pounds, were caught using light spinning tackle with Road Runner lures.
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(Feb 3, 2019 - CLEWISTON, Fl.) Florida boater Nick Thliveros of Saint Augustine, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 10 pounds, 15 ounces – enough to win the 2019 Costa FLW Series at Lake Okeechobee presented by Power-Pole. Thliveros, son of legendary bass angler Peter Thliveros, weighed in 15 bass over three days of competition totaling 46 pounds, 1 ounce, besting second-place angler Cody Nichols of Fayette, Alabama, by more than 4 pounds.
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