Fishing & Boating News
Kentucky’s Roberts Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000
(Mar 27, 2015 - Jasper,AL) Fishing in just his second event as a professional, FLW Tour rookie Zack Birge of Blanchard, Oklahoma, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Friday weighing 17 pounds, 14 ounces to take the lead at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Evinrude.
(Mar 26, 2015 - CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Lake Norman showed out for the 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Eastern Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops and University of North Carolina-Charlotte shined brightest Thursday with 16 pounds, 12 ounces. Cole Blythe and John Auten lead after Day 1 but are well aware of change in the air as a nasty front looks to shut down the spawn.
(Mar 26, 2015 - JASPER, AL.) FLW Tour pro angler Drew Benton of Panama City, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 20 pounds, 12 ounces to jump to the top of the leaderboard at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Evinrude. Benton will begin day two with a slim 1-pound, 3-ounce lead in the four-day event, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Walker County, that features 154 of the best bass-fishing anglers in the world competing for a top cash award of up to $125,000.
(Mar 26, 2015 - Fond du Lac, WI) Mercury Marine, the world leader in commercial and recreational marine propulsion and technology, has been named one of America’s Best 500 Employers for 2015 by Forbes Magazine. The global marine manufacturer ranked No. 82 on the list announced by Forbes in partnership with Statista.com
Qualifiers from BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing and FLW College Fishing championships to square off on famed Florida fishery this September
(Mar 26, 2015 - Flippin, AR) Teams competing for the 2015 Ranger Cup University Team of the Year title will be doing so on some of the most renowned big-bass waters in the United States. This year's winner-take-all event, slated for September 23-25, will be contested at Florida's legendary Bienville Plantation.
Event runs March 26-29
(Mar 26, 2015 - Flippin, AR) Legendary manufacturer Ranger Boats brings its acclaimed line of performance saltwater fishing boats and industry-leading sales incentives to the 30th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 26-29 along the waterfront in Palm Beach, Fla.
(Mar 24, 2015 - ORLANDO, FL) Today Correct Craft announced it is entering the bass and walleye fishing markets with the acquisition of both Bass Cat and Yar-Craft.
The IFA Redfish Tour will visit Titusville, Florida (March 28th) for the first 2015 event of the Florida East Division.
(Mar 24, 2015 - Titusville, FL) The Titusville event will begin its activities on Friday, March 27, with tournament registration at Crackerjacks Tiki Bar and Grill (2A Max Brewer Memorial Parkway, Titusville, FL 32796) from 5-7 p.m. followed by the captain's meeting.
First Florida East Division Event set for March 29th
(Mar 24, 2015 - Titusville, FL) First Florida East Division Event set for March 29th
Plano Leads Tackle Storage Sales With Ongoing Practical Innovation Southwick Survey Says Consumers Choose Plano Tackle Storage Solutions More Than Any Other Brand
(Mar 24, 2015 - ) In a recent internet-based survey of nearly 16,000 anglers completed by Southwick Associates, the nation’s premier outdoors market research firm, participants said they purchased Plano tackle storage products more in 2014 than any other brand.
(Mar 24, 2015 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) With the explosive growth of high school bass fishing tournaments, young athletes are making a name for themselves in an organized sport quite different from traditional games like football, baseball and basketball.
Cox wins co-angler title
(Mar 23, 2015 - SUMMERTON, S.C.) Chris Epting of Chapin, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 30 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2015 on Santee Cooper. For his victory, Epting earned $3,679.
Ferguson wins co-angler title
(Mar 23, 2015 - HUDDLESTON, VA.) Dennis Middleton of Madison Heights, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division tournament of 2015 on Smith Mountain Lake. For his victory, Middleton earned $7,199.
Trobaugh wins co-angler title
(Mar 23, 2015 - BYRDSTOWN, TN.) Robby Johnson of Byrdstown, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Mountain Division tournament of 2015 on Dale Hollow Lake. For his victory, Johnson earned $5,689.
Corley wins co-angler title
(Mar 23, 2015 - BRANDON, MS.) Jason Griffin of Benton, Mississippi, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 23 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament of 2015 on Ross Barnett Reservoir. For his victory, Griffin earned $5,349.
(Mar 23, 2015 - Orange, TX) Making a final charge Sunday at the Bassmaster Elite tournament on the Sabine River, Cabela's/GEICO For Your Boat angler Mike McClelland brought in the day's biggest bass, a 4-pound, 2-ounce whopper that put his five-fish limit at 13 pounds, 1 ounce and his total tournament weight at an even 46 pounds. That amount was good enough for a stout second-place result overall.
AQ Houston Team #3
(Mar 22, 2015 - Lake Houston, TX) Rain rain go away.......come back in July and August when it's HOT.......WOW !!!!! What a day on Lake Houston !!!! There were 29 Teams that came out to fish in the rain. And everybody caught fish !!! There were 25 limits caught out of the 29 boats, totaling 135 fish, 369.lbs., with a 2.73 lb average bass.
(Mar 22, 2015 - Orange, TX) Chris Lane left the City of Orange Boat Ramp Sunday morning with a clear game plan in mind. He was going to make a lengthy run upriver to the grassy canals and ditches where he had caught the majority of his fish during the first three days of the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues.
(Mar 21, 2015 - Stuart, FL) After 40 years building boats in West Palm Beach, Florida, Ocean Master has relocated its headquarters to Stuart, Florida. The company made the move to align its office and manufacturing needs with its growing and evolving business demands.
(Mar 21, 2015 - Orange, TX) Cabela's/GEICO For Your Boat Elite angler Mike McClelland culled his way into the top five at the conclusion of day three of the Bassmaster Elite Series event at the Sabine River presented by Stark Cultural Venues, earning a spot to continue his hunt for a victory on championship Sunday.
(Mar 21, 2015 - ORANGE, Texas) Despite a heavy downpour that began shortly after takeoff Saturday and never relented, Alabama angler Chris Lane caught five bass that weighed 11 pounds, 3 ounces and maintained his lead in the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues with a three-day mark of 39-10.
(Mar 21, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) A huge field of 194 college teams launched Friday morning on Kentucky Lake, shattering the record to become the largest collegiate fishing tournament ever held. Once the final ounce had been tallied Saturday evening, the University of Arkansas team of Zachary Pickle of South Lake, Texas, and, Drew Porto of Colleyville, Texas, were named champions of the inaugural FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake.
(Mar 21, 2015 - Springfield, MO) Handle an Offshore Angler® Seafire Rod and Reel Combo,and you’ll know it’s something different. With rock solid construction and premium components, this is a big game fishing rig ready to take on the most powerful fish that swim the seas.
(Mar 21, 2015 - Crystal Lake, IL) Never satisfied with the status quo, Torqeedo has taken the lightest, most powerful and most efficient electric outboards available and updated them with a new design to meet the rugged demands of commercial users. The Cruise comes in 5 hp and 8 hp equivalents and has proven to be the leading electric solution for pontoon boats, sailboats, small boats, work boats, water taxis, and users on lakes that limit the use of combustion motors
(Mar 20, 2015 - Clearwater, FL ) Recognized as a marine workhorse, a lifting eye is a necessary piece of utilitarian equipment. Accon Marine's Round Lifting Eye and Extra-Large Round Lifting Eye are strong and stylish.
O’Donnell wins co-angler title
(Mar 21, 2015 - GUNTERSVILLE, AL/) Jay Kendrick of Grant, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 31 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Rayovac FLW Series Southeast Division event on Lake Guntersville presented by Mercury Marine with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 83 pounds, 7 ounces. For his victory, Kendrick earned $40,000.
Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues.
(Mar 20, 2015 - Orange, TX) Chris Lane knows things can change quickly on an unpredictable fishery like the Sabine River. So he can’t say for sure if the pattern he’s fishing will hold up long enough for him to win the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues. But for the moment, it certainly seems to be serving him well.
(Mar 19, 2015 - Orange, TX) With many areas flooded and the tide playing havoc with others, Alabama angler Chris Lane figured he would have a one-hour window to make a big score during Thursday’s opening round of the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues.
(Mar 19, 2015 - Gilbertsville, KY) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, will host a Student Angler Federation Murray State High School Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Kentucky, March 28 with the winning team receiving $4,000 in scholarships to Murray State from Independence Bank and FLW.
Will Reward One Lucky Angler With A 2015 Nitro Z21 Package Worth Over $50,000
(Mar 18, 2015 - SAN MATEO, CA) GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO), enabler of some of today's most engaging content, announced the launch of the GoPro Best Catch Contest: Powered by Bassmaster campaign, offering anglers around the U.S. the opportunity to win a loaded Nitro Z21 boat, motor and trailer package powered by a Mercury 250HP ProXS motor and top-notch electronics.
Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for third TXTT event of 2015
(Mar 18, 2015 - Norman, OK) The Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's will host its third event of the 2015 tournament season on Saturday, March 28, at Lake Ray Roberts.
Guy And Newberry Claim 2nd
(Mar 18, 2015 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Jasper, TX) Anglers Quest Team # 3 on Big Sam !!! What a beautiful day to be on the Lake. It started out a little foggy with a temp of 56 degrees warming up to close 70. There were 44 teams that showed up to fish for a total pot of $7,485.00. Rusty Harvey & David Concienne took first place bringing 5 fish to the scales that totaled 28.19 lbs.
Rood Claims Top Prize with an 8.56lb Largemouth Bass
(Mar 18, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas) Just under 300 collegiate anglers gathered in Paris Landing Marina to compete in the 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley, which was the largest field the event has seen since its creation. The field had their eyes set on over $25,000 in prizes that they could get a piece of with just one fish.
(Mar 18, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season with three tournaments the weekend of Saturday, March 28, 2015. The Bulldog Division tournament will be fishing on Lake Sinclair, the North Carolina Division stops at Lake Wylie and the Okie Division will take on the Arkansas River.
(Mar 17, 2015 - Belton, TX) La Ward angler Bruce White might want to buy a lotto ticket after the weekend he had. White, along with his partner, Victoria angler Cory Leita, caught four bass, including a 5.12-pound kicker, to win the Bass Champs Central Region tournament on Belton Lake Saturday with 13.15 pounds. The pair bested 197 teams to take home more than $25,000.
Hughes wins co-angler title
(Mar 17, 2015 - Morristown, TN.) Jason Bridwell of Gray, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division tournament of 2015 on Cherokee Lake. For his victory, Bridwell earned $5,127.
(Mar 17, 2015 - Gulf of Mexico) The Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees have issued the following statement in response to today's press release and report from BP concerning the health of the Gulf of Mexico:
Ellis wins co-angler title
(Mar 17, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, KYy.) Craig Hipsher of Benton, Kentucky, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 24 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League LBL Division tournament of 2015 on Kentucky Lake. For his victory, Hipsher earned $4,981.
Wisniewski wins co-angler title
(Mar 17, 2015 - BYRDSTOWN, TN.) Charles Morrison of Georgetown, Kentucky, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Music City Division tournament of 2015 on Dale Hollow Lake. For his victory, Morrison earned $3,926.
(Mar 17, 2015 - Grove, OK) Zack Birge of Blanchard, Oklahoma, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 29 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Okie Division tournament of 2015 on Grand Lake. For his victory, Birge earned $7,000.
St. Croix’s Avid X earns seasoned veteran status in the year of its birth.
(Mar 15, 2015 - Park Falls, WI) By the time he was 4 years old, chess prodigy Samual Reshevsky was making the ultimate checkmate commonplace; a few short years later he was defeating even the most accomplished players with ease. Then there was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who, also by age 4, was considered one of the most prolific music composers of the Classical Era. And then who could forget Pablo Picasso who, you guessed it, was a 4-year-old when he brushed his first masterpiece: Le picador.
(Mar 17, 2015 - Hayward, CA ) It's great to add lighting without drilling holes, running wires or worrying about draining batteries. The RailLight from Davis Instruments provides up to eight hours of illumination on a full charge, brightening boats, homes, decks or areas around pools and fountains. Fully marinized, it automatically turns on at night and off during the day.
Denny wins co-angler title
(Mar 16, 2015 - ELBERTON, GA.) Bo Price of Westminster, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds even Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Russell. For his victory, Price earned $6,796.
Battle Tough Conditions on Day One
(Mar 16, 2015 - Paris, TN) Nearly 300 collegiate anglers idled out of the Paris Landing Marina at 7:00am this morning in search of the behemoth bass of Kentucky Lake to bring back to weigh-in. As the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event of the season, anglers had high hopes of catching big bass despite the brutal rain and fog conditions starting off the first morning of the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley.
(Mar 16, 2015 - Jacksonville, TX) The Launch Event for the Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015. The recent rains have created an unsafe situation for paddling on this section of the Neches River. The county roads going to the Event location at Neches River Run Park have been closed.
Newby and Wilson power-search their way to third straight NAIFC title
(Mar 15, 2015 - Crosslake, MN) In competitive bass fishing, it’s only happened twice in forty-five years. Yet in the relatively short history of tournament ice fishing, a single standout team of competitive hardwater anglers has already completed the sport’s first three-peat.
Sportfishing and boating community welcomes state-based management approach
(Mar 15, 2015 - Washington,DC) In a move long-awaited by the recreational fishing and boating community, the directors of the state fish and wildlife agencies from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas announced an agreement for state-based management of Gulf of Mexico red snapper, which in recent years has experienced increasing privatization of this public resource and decreasing recreational fishing opportunities.
Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open
(Mar 15, 2015 - MANY, LA.) Logan O’Dell and Blaine Marks of Buna High School in Texas wanted badly to fish shallow during Sunday’s Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open on Toledo Bend Reservoir.
(Mar 15, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, and Gene Larew Lures, a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based manufacturer of a full line of soft plastics, has signed on as a FLW sponsor for 2015.
Frabill's New Saltwater-Grade Floating Pump System Provides Oxygen When And Where Others Failo
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