Fishing & Boating News
(May. 02, 2013 - LAGRANGE, GA.) Zero. By 1:30 p.m. Thursday, that's how many bass Keith Combs of Huntington, Texas, believed he'd end up weighing in on the first day of the West Point Lake Battle, the fourth event of the Bassmaster Elite Series season. In six hours of casting, he had not had one bite.
(May. 02, 2013 - ) On the 2ND Fish'N Stuff Tuesday Nite Tournament of the year 42 teams caught 115 fish weighing 243.13lbs with 9/5 fish limits.
(May. 02, 2013 - Lake Belton, TX) Bass Champs Central Region had its third tournament of five in the series April 27th on Lake Belton. 183 teams were gunning for a portion of this 102% payback event where twenty five places were paid a total of $50,400 in cash and prizes. Brian Hughes and Robby Crabb III took home $16,400 for their three fish limit weighing 12.10 pounds!
Bernicky wins co-angler title
(May. 01, 2013 - WHITTINGTON, IL.) Russ Rensing of Summerfield, Ill., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Illini Division event on Rend Lake. For his victory, Rensing earned $6,271.
(Apr. 30, 2013 - Lake Waco, TX) The 2 of Us Couples Tournament Central Division had our Fourth tournament of 2013 on Lake Waco on Saturday, April 27th. We had a total of 11 couples fish this tournament with us.
Leonard wins co-angler title
(May. 01, 2013 - EUFAULA, OK.) Justin Phillips of Checotah, Okla., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Okie Division event on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Phillips earned $4,244.
Dietz wins co-angler title
(Apr. 30, 2013 - STOCKTON, MO.)
Shawn Kowal of Linn Creek, Mo., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Ozark Division event on Stockton Lake. For his victory, Kowal earned $4,337.
Glouse wins co-angler title
(Apr. 30, 2013 - LAVONIA, GA.) Brandon Cobb of Greenwood, S.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division event on Lake Hartwell. For his victory, Cobb earned $6,807.
(Apr. 30, 2013 - Calcium, NY) The NY BASS Chapter Federation (NYBCF) held their fifth annual Take a Soldier Fishing event on April 27th on Oneida Lake with activities based out of Oneida Shores Park near Brewerton NY. This year the NYBCF assembled 66 volunteer boaters from across the north east region to take the Soldiers (men and women) out for free day's fishing. The 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) stationed at Fort Drum NY sent 114 Soldiers to participate as the guests of honor.
Moore wins co-angler title
(Apr. 30, 2013 - GUNTERSVILLE, AL.) Billy Brindle of Calhoun, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 29 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division event on Lake Guntersville. For his victory, Brindle earned $6,000.
(Apr. 29, 2013 - Sherwood, AR) Devil's Fork Weigh in Center Greers Ferry Lake Geers Ferry Ar. The third tournament for Arkansas's Couples opened with cloudy skies and temperatures in the high 50's. The 27 couples caught 123 fish weighing 211.96lbs with 21/5 fish limits.
(Apr. 27, 2013 - HUDDLESTON, VA.) The Ramapo College team of Joseph and Andrew Zapf, both of Whippany, N.J., won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference event on Smith Mountain Lake Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 14 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Invitational tournament.
Elite Series Pro Stephen Browning Rallies To Win Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open On Red River
(Apr. 27, 2013 - SHREVEPORT, LA.) Catching last-minute fish has become a habit for Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Stephen Browning in tournaments lately, and today it paid off in a victory on the Red River.
(Apr. 27, 2013 - Lake O. H. Ivie, TX) What a WINDY DAY it was for the 2 0f Us teams that fished the O H Ivie tournament on April 20th. We had 9 teams fish, had a total of 11 fish caught (was a very tough day for fishing) and a total of 19.36 pounds.
(Apr. 26, 2013 - Shreveport/Bossier City, LA) Mike Pedroza has never hunted at the duck blind he fished today on the Red River, but he said he might try it sometime. "I might buy that duck blind," said Pedroza, who weighed in a 17-pound, 1-ounce bag to jump from 20th place into the lead on Day 2 at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open. The local angler tops the pro division with 29 pounds, 2 ounces.
(Apr. 26, 2013 - Dandridge, TN.) Coby Carden held onto his Day 2 lead to win the 2013 B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional today on Tennessee's Douglas Lake, and it was a catch in the last 10 minutes of competition that sealed the deal for him.
(Apr. 25, 2013 - DANDRIDGE, TN.) When Jennifer Carden saw her husband, Coby, in second place overall after Wednesday's weigh-in, she just couldn't stay at home in Calera, Ala. So at 5:30 this morning, she packed up their kids and drove to Dandridge, Tenn., with her father-in-law, Edwin, to surprise Carden at the weigh-in.
(Apr. 25, 2013 - SHREVEPORT, LA.) The Red River's dropping water level created problems for several of the anglers in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open today, but Jimmy Johnson of Ganado, Texas, found the conditions to his liking.
Tarpley wins co-angler title
(Apr. 23, 2013 - ) Josh Tramel of Smithville, Tenn., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Music City Division event on Center Hill. For his victory, Tramel earned $2,596.
Gilmore wins co-angler title
(Apr. 23, 2013 - BRANDON, MS.) Dudley Salers of Brandon, Miss., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division event on Ross Barnett. For his victory, Salers earned $4,271.
Edwards Jr. wins co-angler title
(Apr. 22, 2013 - KISSIMMEE, FL.) Richard Patterson of Windermere, Fla., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 29 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Gator Division event on Lake Toho. For his victory, Patterson earned $4,948.
Mills wins co-angler title
(Apr. 22, 2013 - GILBERTSVILLE, KY.) Kyle Metzger of Paducah, Ky., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League LBL Division event on Kentucky/Barkley lakes. For his victory, Metzger earned $5,046.
Pyles wins co-angler title
(Apr. 22, 2013 - MARBURY, MD.) Wesley Harris of Rustburg, Va., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division event on the Potomac River. For his victory, Harris earned $4,498 plus $2,000 Ranger and $1,000 Mercury bonuses.
Marsh, Boe Claim Title For Lake Orion Senior High School
(Apr. 22, 2013 - ROGERS, AR.) The team of Nick Marsh and Kyle Boe, from Lake Orion High School in Lake Orion, Mich., dominated the field Sunday with five bass weighing 10 pounds, 14 ounces to take the top honors at The Bass Federation (TBF) 2013 High School Fishing National Championship on Beaver Lake. For their efforts, the team won a $10,000 scholarship ($5,000 to each team member).
Ray wins co-angler title
(Apr. 22, 2013 - BRISTOL, TN.) Doug Austin of Bristol, Va., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division event on South Holston. For his victory, Austin earned $3,679.
Scared Straight: Oklahoma's Jason Christie Cracks The Ramada Quest For His First Bassmaster Elite Series Victory
(Apr. 22, 2013 - BULL SHOALS, AR.) Two days ago on the Ramada Quest stage, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jason Christie bemoaned the crystal water and dead-calm conditions of Bull Shoals Lake.
(Apr. 22, 2013 - Paris, TN) The Bethel University team of Cody Ross, Dewey Swims, Zach Parker, and Matthew Roberts set the bar high on Day One of the ACA Collegiate Bass Fishing Open and never looked back. Anchored by Cody Ross' 10.44 pound brute on the first day of competition, the Bethel Wildcats proved they know a thing or two about Kentucky Lake.
Anglers Quest Livingston Individual Series #4
(Apr. 22, 2013 - Livingston, Onalaska, TX) Anglers Quest 2012 Livingston Individual Series #4 out of Kickapoo Bait & Tackle in Onalaska, Tx began this event with 9 anglers showing up to fish for the $525.00 purse.
Anglers Quest Houston Team Saturday #4
(Apr. 21, 2013 - Lake Houston, Huffman, Tx) Anglers Quest 2013 Lake Houston Saturday #4 out of Lake Houston Marina in Huffman, Tx began this event with 64 teamed anglers showing up to fish for the $5395.00 purse. Any team entering 6 of the 8 Lake Houston Saturday Series events will automatically qualify for the 2-day Houston Championship.
(Apr. 21, 2013 - ROGERS, AR.) The University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Paul Clark of Monroe, La., and Brett Preuett of Pineville, Ala., brought four bass to the scales Sunday totaling 12 pounds, 4 ounces to win the 2013 FLW College Fishing National Championship on Beaver Lake. Their three-day total of 14 bass weighing 40-3 gave them a slim 9-ounce margin of victory in a dramatic finish over the University of North Carolina-Charlotte team of Shane Lehew of Charlotte, N.C., and Adam Waters of Denver, N.C.
(Apr. 21, 2013 - Mill Creek Grocery, Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) We had a total of 18 couples fish our tournament. A total of 73 fish caught and 157.46lbs. We were welcomed by Mill Creek Grocery. First place was won by Ty & Kim Hutchins with a total weight 16.85lb, second place was won by Chris Fontenot & Sheryl Cranford with a weight of 15.36lbs and third place was won by Derek & Tammy Mong with a weight of 14.72lbs.
(Apr. 21, 2013 - BULL SHOALS, AR.) Sunday was a different day for Casey Scanlon in more ways than one. Scanlon of Lenexa, Kan., took over at the Ramada Quest on Sunday, the third of four competition days of the Bassmaster Elite Series event on Bull Shoals Lake.
(Apr. 20, 2013 - Bull Shoals, AR.) After a biting-cold Saturday morning running his boat on Bull Shoals Lake, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Vinson could well have been running a line in his head from an old children's verse: "Saturday's child works hard for a living."
(Apr. 20, 2013 - ROGERS, AR.) The University of Alabama team of Logan Johnson of Jasper, Ala., and Dustin Connell of Clanton, Ala., brought a five-bass limit to the scales Saturday weighing 10 pounds even to maintain their lead at the FLW College Fishing National Championship on Beaver Lake.
(Apr. 19, 2013 - KEY WEST, Florida Keys) Anglers aboard Blue Time caught and released 14 sailfish Sunday, April 14, to stage an impressive come-from-behind victory and win nearly $185,000 at the World Sailfish Championship in Key West.
(Apr. 19, 2013 - ROGERS, AR.) Temperatures in Rogers, Ark., plummeted more than 40 degrees in a 24-hour period as college anglers were greeted to a blustery 30-degree morning at takeoff on day one of the FLW College Fishing National Championship on Beaver Lake Friday.
Quick Thinking: Alabama's Greg Vinson Adjusts To Changing Bull Shoals Lake For Bassmaster Elite Series Lead
(Apr. 19, 2013 - BULL SHOALS, AR.) The wind blew harder, the water level rose and its temperature dropped, but Greg Vinson figured out the changing Bull Shoals Lake fishing conditions to lead the Bassmaster Elite Series Ramada Quest. The Alabama angler finished 1 pound over Skeet Reese and less than 2 pounds over 2013 Bassmaster Classic winner Cliff Pace.
(Apr. 18, 2013 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Bass Champs payback just keeps getting more incredible. In the fourth of five tournaments for the East Texas Region on April 13, 2013 anglers enjoyed a whopping 122% payback percentage. Arkansas anglers Scotty Villines and Charles Jones championed the event taking home over $20,000.
(Apr. 18, 2013 - Lake LBJ, Granite Shoals, TX) The 2 of Us West Region held their first tournament of the season on Lake LBJ on March 9th. We had ten teams present. There was a total of 26 fish caught for a total of 63.56 pounds.
Anglers Quest Houston Individual #4
(Apr. 16, 2013 - Lake Houston, Huffman, TX) Anglers Quest 2013 Lake Houston Individual #4 out of Lake Houston Marina in Huffman, Tx began this event with 20 anglers showing up to fish for the $1140.00 purse. This 4th event of 2013 was started at 6:30 am. The weigh in time was conducted at 4:00 pm.
Anglers Quest Livingston Saturday Series #4
(Apr. 16, 2013 - Lake Livingston Onalaska, Tx) Anglers Quest 2013 Livingston Saturday Team Series #4 out of Kickapoo Bait & Tackle in Onalaska, Tx began this event with 66 teamed anglers showing up to fish for the $5570.00 purse.
Talomie wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2013 - MARBURY, MD.) Robert Oberly of Ephrata, Pa., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Northeast Division event on the Potomac River. For his victory, Oberly earned $4,695.
Caudill, Wood tie for co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2013 - BLOOMINGTON, IN) James Richardson Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio, weighed in three bass totaling 11 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Hoosier Division event on Lake Monroe. For his victory, Richardson earned $4,199.
Hammond wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2013 - SUMMERTON, S.C.) Mark Hutson of Moncks Corner, S.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 27 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division event on the Santee Cooper lakes. For his victory, Hutson earned $3,505.
Inscoe wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2013 - HENDERSON, N.C.) Chris Cox of Greenville, N.C., and David Farrington of Greensboro, N.C., both weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 2 ounces Saturday to tie for first at the Walmart Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division event on Kerr Lake. Cox and Farrington both earned $3,937.
Stuefen, Holten Win Cabela's Masters Walleye Circuit's Detroit River Tournament Presented by Zippo Outdoors
(Apr. 15, 2013 - Trenton, MI.) After taking the lead on the first day of competition with a record-breaking 49-pound, 10-ounce basket, Iowans Marty Stuefen and Carl Holten hung on to win the Cabela's Masters Walleye Circuit's Detroit River and western Lake Erie tournament at Trenton, Michigan.
Mark Daniels Jr. and Ben Wright Crowned 2013 Federation National Champions on Oklahoma's Grand Lake O' the Cherokee's
(Apr. 15, 2013 - Grand Lake, OK) Weather was unpredictable, practice was hectic, but this week Grand Lake dealt three solid tournament days as 94 anglers from across the US and Canada met for the 2013 Federation National Championship. Each day anglers came across the stage smashing their tournament bests and big fish records, winning or losing by ounces and consistently bagging 20 lbs of Grand Lake bass.
Arkansas' Meador Wins Co-Angler Title, $25,000
(Apr. 14, 2013 - ROGERS, AR.) Rayovac pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., brought a 20-pound, 4-ounce stringer to the scales Saturday - the third-largest stringer ever weighed in during FLW competition at Beaver Lake. Christie didn't duplicate that effort Sunday, but it turns out he didn't need to.
(Apr. 13, 2013 - Lake Norman - Blythe Landing - Charlotte, NC) At the onset of the event, Shane Lehew of UNC Charlotte predicted that 29 pounds would likely win the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series East Regional on Lake Norman. He and teammate Eric Self were the only team to exceed those expectations.
(Apr. 13, 2013 - LAKEPORT, CA.) Jeremy Percifield said Thursday all he wanted to do was not drop the ball and lose the 2013 B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional on Clear Lake after a two-day lead. But as he was coming in with only two fish at check-in time Friday, he thought he had blown it.
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