Fishing & Boating News
(Jun 16, 2018 - BOSSIER CITY, La.) While many anglers leave the launch site and drive as far as time and gasoline allow to reach areas where other fishermen aren’t “pressuring” schools of fish.
(Jun 15, 2018 - BOSSIER CITY, La.) Japanese angler Kenta Kimura has two solid reasons to be excited about bass fishing competition on Saturday in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open.
(Jun 15, 2018 - LA CROSSE, WI.) Anglers who have fished the Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa portions of the Mississippi River will tell you that the so-called “postspawn funk” is a very real thing.
(Jun 14, 2018 - BOSSIER CITY, La.) Japanese angler Kenta Kimura has a good problem to have at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open underway on the Red River.
2018 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Championship will be held Oct. 18-20 on Table Rock Lake out of Springfield, Mo.
(Jun 13, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) Missouri’s Table Rock Lake has been selected as the site of the new Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Championship, set for October 18-20, B.A.S.S. announced today.
(Jun 12, 2018 - PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.) More than 400 pros and co-anglers are set to open the Northern Division next week, June 21-23, at the Costa FLW Series at Lake Champlain presented by Power-Pole.
(Jun 12, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) B.A.S.S is pleased to announce the launch of a revamped Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC) advocacy website, www.BassForSalt.com. First introduced in 2015, the new site will continue to focus on federal marine fishing issues, relying on the voices of freshwater and saltwater anglers to preserve and grow recreational fishing.
Piney Flats’ Neal Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Tournament on Douglas Lake
Kentucky’s Moore Claims Co-angler Title
(Jun 11, 2018 - KODAK, TN.) Boater Larry Neal of Piney Flats, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 21 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division tournament on Douglas Lake.
Lexington’s Wright Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League North Carolina Division Tournament on High Rock Lake
Charlotte’s Lyles Grabs Co-angler Title
(Jun 11, 2018 - SALISBURY, N.C.) Boater David Wright of Lexington, North Carolina, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 22 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) North Carolina Division tournament on High Rock Lake.
Alexandria’s Stanley Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Music City Division Tournament on Center Hill Lake
Co-angler Title Goes to Smyrna’s Saling
(Jun 11, 2018 - SPARTA, TN.) Boater Matt Stanley of Alexandria, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division
Jasper’s Uebelhor Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Hoosier Division Tournament on Patoka Lake
Bargersville’s Knight Takes Co-angler Division
(Jun 11, 2018 - BIRDSEYE, IN.) Boater Nick Uebelhor of Jasper, Indiana, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Hoosier Division tournament on Patoka Lake presented by Navionics Saturday with four bass weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces. Uebelhor pocketed $4,637 for his win. “I fished the Costa (FLW Series) event on Kent
Wathen, Mitchell Tie for Co-angler Title
(Jun 11, 2018 - CHEBOYGAN, MI.) Boater Matt Belletini of Troy, Michigan, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Michigan Division tournament on Burt and Mullet lakes Saturday with five bass weighing 23 pounds, 9 ounces. Belletini took home $4,601 for his efforts.
Walled Lake Central High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing River Raisin Open in Michigan
(Jun 11, 2018 - MONROE, MI.) The Walled Lake Central High School duo of Reid Oblak of West Bloomfield, Michigan, and Jarrod Willbur of Wolverine Lake, Michigan, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 10 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing River Raisin Open. The win advanced the team to the 2018 High School Fishing National Championship, held June 26-30, on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.
(Jun 10, 2018 - ORANGE, Texas) If the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by Econo Lodge had been a five-day tournament, the outcome might have been different.
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(Jun 9, 2018 - San Antonio, TX) The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is proud to announce the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley will be returning to Kentucky Lake and Paris, Tennessee for the 6th year, in March 2019.
(Jun 9, 2018 - ORANGE, TX) Hackney Extends His Lead At The Bassmaster Elite Series Event On The Sabine River ORANGE, Texas — Before the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by Econo Lodge, Greg Hackney had a total weight in mind that he thought an angler would need to win the $100,000 first-place prize.
(Jun 9, 2018 - CADIZ, Ky.) Boater Jake Lawrence of Paris, Tennessee, won the Costa FLW Series at Lake Barkley presented by T-H Marine Saturday after bringing a limit of bass weighing 19 pounds, 11 ounces to the scale. Lawrence’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing 72-4 gave him the win by a 7-pound, 5-ounce margin and earned him the top prize of $48,300.
(Jun 8, 2018 - ORANGE, TX) After catching a big limit of bass in his first spot during Thursday’s opening round of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by Econo Lodge, Greg Hackney promptly left the area in hopes of saving it for later in the tournament.
(Jun 7, 2018 - ORANGE, TX) Greg Hackney came into this week’s Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by Econo Lodge fully expecting the fishing to be tough. He said he wouldn’t have been surprised if he had caught no more than 5 pounds, 14 ounces of bass during Thursday’s entire opening round.
Match the hatch and fill the ‘well
(Jun 7, 2018 - Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON) For years, it was a secret shared only by select guides and pros, largely borrowed from the wheelhouse of European pike and zander anglers. Domestically, In-Fisherman Editor In Chief, Doug Stange, was one of the first to demonstrate how lethal soft plastic swimbaits could be on walleye and pike in all kinds of habitat.
(Jun 7, 2018 - BOSSIER CITY, La.) The third stop of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Opens is anything but a tournament to determine who wins on the Red River. The river is fishing tough, and the high-stakes prizes up for grabs will be well earned.
(Jun 6, 2018 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) Last month, Bethel University was crowned the 2017-2018 Cabela's School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia, joining Bryan College, University of North Alabama, and a long list of other teams in the exclusive club of Cabela's School of the Year winners.
(Jun 6, 2018 - Little Rock, AR) They’ll pour in by the thousands — tiny largemouth bass, no bigger than a human finger, making their way from plastic sacks to freedom. Altogether, some 100,000 black bass fingerlings will be released into the Arkansas River from anglers competing in the Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza, helping the fabled fishery bounce back from what biologists call a dramatic decline in spawning habitat.
FLW Teams with Walmart and Take Me Fishing™ to Kick Off National Fishing and Boating Week with #REELFUN Fishing Events at 2,000 Walmart Locations
(Jun 6, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has teamed with Walmart, The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and its Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ campaigns,
(Jun 4, 2018 - Park Falls, WI) High school bass fishing is spreading like wildfire, and, each summer, the best teams in the nation duke it out at the High School Fishing National Championship. Qualifying for the event is an accomplishment in itself, as only the top ten percent of anglers at state qualifiers make the big show.
(Jun 4, 2018 - Alexandria, VA) On May 30, the Department of the Interior announced a plan designating 19 new National Recreation Trails in 17 states, many of which will enhance public space for recreational fishing.
(Jun 4, 2018 - Crosslake, MN) The Elk Mound High School duo of Cole Steinhorst and Blaze Todd, both of Elk Mound, Wisconsin, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 15 pounds, 14 ounces, to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Whitefish Chain Open presented by YETI tournament.
11th Annual Chris Lane Kids Fishing Camp Held Memorial Day Weekend Coincides with Fourth Foodland Bass Team Tournament at Lake Guntersville
(Jun 4, 2018 - Guntersville, AL.) Each year, on Memorial Day weekend, when the whole country turns its focus on remembering the men and women of the U.S. Military, Bassmaster Elite Series pro and 2012 Bassmaster Classic Champion Chris Lane along with his family and friends at Mitchell Foods / Foodland Grocery Stores add giving back into the equation.
(Jun 2, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) For the third time in YETI FLW College Fishing history, the National Championship winners Hunter Freeman and Thomas Soileau from the University of Louisiana-Monroe faced off Saturday in a one-day fish-off on the Red River to decide which team member would represent their school at the 2018 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing.
Nick LeBrun tops Boater Division, wins $100,000 and invitation to Forrest Wood Cup
(Jun 2, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) Local boater Nick LeBrun of Bossier City, Louisiana, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 15 ounces, to win the 35th annual T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American on Cross Lake with a three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 62-8.
(Jun 1, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) Local boater Randy Deaver of Blanchard, Louisiana, grabbed the lead at the 35th annual T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American on Cross Lake Friday with five bass weighing 25 pounds, 3 ounces, bringing his two-day cumulative total to 10 bass weighing 46-3.
(Jun 1, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) The University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM) duo of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman, both of Monroe, Louisiana, weighed a five-bass limit Friday totaling 15 pounds, 13 ounces – the largest limit weighed in the three-day tournament – to win the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis.
Abundant and aggressive, the sheepshead is one of the sea’s tastiest fish. Savvy sonar operation helps to pinpoint "the other white meat"
(May 31, 2018 - ) Bucktooth bandits with a frustrating habit of stealing ill-presented baits. That’s one way to describe sheepshead; but you might also call them sporty, abundant and oh, so tasty.
Arizona’s Parks Leads Co-anglers
(May 31, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) Local boater Nick LeBrun of Bossier City, Louisiana, grabbed the early lead at the 35th annual T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American on Cross Lake Thursday with a massive five-bass limit weighing 26 pounds, 9 ounces. LeBrun will begin day two of the three-day competition with a 3-pound, 13-ounce, lead over Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tennessee, and Chris Daves of Spring Grove, Virginia, who are tied for second place after each weighing five bass good for 22 pounds, 12 ounces.
presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River
(May 31, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) both of Monroe, Louisiana, brought a five-bass limit to the stage Thursday weighing 12 pounds, 4 ounces, to extend their lead to 1-pound, 1-ounce, with one day left to fish at the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis.
(May 30, 2018 - SHREVEPORT, La.) The University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman, both of Monroe, Louisiana, grabbed the early lead Wednesday after Day One of the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis. The Warhawk duo brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces, giving them a 12-ounce cushion over the second place team of Charlie DeShazer and Jackson Ebbers from the University of Nebraska.
(May 30, 2018 - CADIZ, Ky.) More than 360 pros and co-anglers are set to compete next week, June 7-9, at the Costa FLW Series at Lake Barkley presented by T-H Marine. The tournament, hosted by the Cadiz-Trigg County Tourist and Convention Commission, is the second of three regular-season tournaments scheduled in the FLW Series Central Division. The event will feature anglers competing for a top award of up to $91,000, including a brand new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
(May 30, 2018 - Lakepoint, CA) A common baitfish, not a secret lure, was a key to winning for Cooper Goff and Sheldon Reese on Clear Lake at the Mossy Oak Bassmaster High School Western Open presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.
(May 30, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, today announced the renewal of its global partnership with T-H Marine via multi-year extension, in which the industry-leading manufacturer of thousands of boat parts and accessories will continue to serve as the title sponsor of the Bass Fishing League (BFL) as well as the official weigh-in bag, fish care provider (G-Juice Live Well Treatment) and jackplate provider for FLW.
presented by Abu Garcia
(May 30, 2018 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) Winning a single event and having your name in the headlines is the goal of every angler who has ever held a rod and reel in their hands. To sustain that type of success for a full season, is a dream come true. The true pinnacle of the sport, the Cabela's School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia is what each and every school is competing for starting at the beginning of the season.
Charles Page High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Oklahoma State Championship on Fort Gibson Lake
(May 30, 2018 - WAGONER, OK.) The Charles Page High School duo of Mack Taylor and Reese David, both of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 19.42 pounds to win the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Oklahoma State Championship on Fort Gibson Lake.
(May 25, 2018 - Lakepoint, CA) Caleb Gibson and Tyler Winn tapped into a bass fishing strategy now in play in their native Oklahoma to win the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops at Clear Lake, California.
(May 25, 2018 - Lakepoint, CA) Anglers began blasting off at 5:30 a.m. PDT from the Konocti Vista Resort Marina, for the second round of competition of the 2018 Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors, under gloomy, overcast skies. A change in weather was undeniable with the relative calmness that lasted, for the most part, throughout the day.
(May 24, 2018 - Lakepoint, CA) Carson Leber and Tyler Bounds continued a hot streak on Clear Lake today, moving from fifth place into the lead at the Carhartt College Western Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops.
(May 24, 2018 - FLORENCE, AL) The scales have closed and the crowds have cleared out at McFarland Park as Day 1 of the 2018 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's is in the books.
(May 24, 2018 - Lakepoint, CA) As expected following a difficult practice for most competitors, the majority of Clear Lake’s big bass seemed to have a case of lockjaw during the first day of competition at the 2018 Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors. But, as always, there were a handful of anglers able to figure out what the bass in California’s largest natural body of water were doing.
(May 23, 2018 - LAKEPORT, CA.) Some days the game plan goes better than expected, and that sums up the day of Caleb Gibson and Tyler Winn, students at Northeastern State University who are leading the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops.
Moore To Perform Concert Presented by Realtree and KSSN 96 Prior to Forrest Wood Cup – Bass Fishing’s World Championship
(May 23, 2018 - Hot Springs, AR) Country sensation Justin Moore will captivate the crowd with a free concert on the weigh-in stage at the Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs on Sunday, August 12, beginning at 4 p.m. before the world’s premier bass anglers weigh their final-day limits at the 2018 Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Forrest Wood Cup – professional bass fishing’s world championship.
Industry veteran brings years of experience in working to increase participation
(May 22, 2018 - Alexandria, VA) The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Emily Beach, most recently with the Archery Trade Association (ATA), is the association’s new R3 (Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation) Director.
(May 22, 2018 - Lake Tawakoni, TX) The North Region of Bass Champs set their sites on Lake Tawakoni May 19, 2018 for the third season event. 191 teams vied for a portion of the 102% payback, and pushing for points in the Angler of the Year race. Mark Wylie and Mark Parker bested them all, winning over $20,000.
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