Fishing & Boating News
(Jul 2, 2017 - AUBURN, N.Y.) The smallmouth bass bite on Oneida Lake was incredible this week. The smallies already were fat, and yet they still were hungry. Just about every angler in the field was hammering them, and it was that bite that figured to make or break an angler’s chances of winning the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open No. 1. Stanley Sypeck Jr. had other plans, though.
(Jun 30, 2017 - SYRACUSE, N.Y.) The 198 anglers competing on the boater side of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open No. 1 hammered the smallmouth on Oneida Lake during Thursday’s opening round. But Steve York wanted more.
(Jun 29, 2017 - SYRACUSE, N.Y.) The weather turned foul on Thursday during the opening round of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open No. 1 on Oneida Lake. But the fishing was nothing short of spectacular.
(Jun 28, 2017 - Eagle River Chain of Lakes) The Eagle River Chain of Lakes lived up to its reputation of being a musky fishery known for having large numbers of fish on June 24th & 25th as the Professional Musky Tournament Trail converged on the chain of lake for the Mercury Marine’s Summer Challenge Some of the best anglers in North America took part in the annual tournament hosted by the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce.
Fourth-Year Boater Bests 195-boat Field – Largest in Northern Division History – to Earn Second Career Victory, $93,200
(Jun 26, 2017 - PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.) Pro Ron Nelson of Berrien Springs, Michigan, who started the day in third place, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 9 ounces to jump to the top of the leaderboard and win the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event on Lake Champlain presented by Power-Pole.
(Jun 26, 2017 - Paris, TN) Despite fishing a man short the first competition day, the South Florence High School team of Tommy Floyd Jr. and James Gibbons won the abbreviated Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods at Kentucky Lake.
(Jun 22, 2017 - PARIS, TN.) Steven Swann and Logan Henderson picked up where they left off back in April when they won the Costa Bassmaster High School Southern Open.
(Jun 22, 2017 - HUNTINGDON,TN) Heading into the second day of the Bassmaster Junior Championship, Miller Dowling and Chandlar Hollingsworth knew they needed a couple of bites from big bass.
(Jun 22, 2017 - HUNTINGDON,TN) The Bassmaster Junior National Championship is a team bass tournament, and all but one of the 51 teams are made up of two anglers between the ages of 7 and 13.
(Jun 22, 2017 - Fort Smith, AR) Cappelli, Williams Win Cabela's National Team Championship on Lake Erie
(Jun 22, 2017 - Islamorada, FL) Sienna Megna, Pompano Beach, FL clinched First Place at the Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Anyone Can Win Tournament June 17-18 in Islamorada, FL. Fishing on LegaSea, Megna landed a 15.5 lb. mahi to win a Penn Squall rod and reel combo valued at $199.00.
Angler upgrades Ranger boat and Evinrude outboard
(Jun 19, 2017 - Flippin, AR) Ranger Boats Pro Mark Courts brought in a two-day total of 41.97 pounds to win the Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) event on the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, on June 16. The angler won $15,000 and, by participating in the Ranger and Evinrude contingency programs, was upgraded to a new fully rigged Ranger 620FS with a 250 horsepower Evinrude G2 outboard for a total of $81,266 in winnings.
El Reno’s Ezell tops Co-angler Division
(Jun 19, 2017 - WAGONER, Okla.) Boater Brett Brumnett of Wagoner, Oklahoma, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Okie Division event on Fort Gibson Lake. Brumnett took home $4,507 for his victory.
Rock Hill’s Jennings Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League North Carolina Division Event on Lake Wylie.
Grover’s Ward tops Co-angler Division
(Jun 19, 2017 - ROCK HILL, S.C.) Boater Jeff Jennings of Rock Hill, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) North Carolina Division event on Lake Wylie. Jennings took home $5,945 for his victory.
Hamilton’s Sykes tops Co-angler Division
(Jun 19, 2017 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind) Boater Chris Myers of Madison, Indiana, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Hoosier Division event on Lake Monroe presented by Navionics. Myers took home $6,394 for his victory.
(Jun 18, 2017 - MARBURY, Md.) Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, won the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses Sunday after bringing a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces.
Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open No. 2
(Jun 17, 2017 - ORANGE, TX) Carl Svebek III has been a professional angler for most of his life. He cut his teeth fishing tournaments on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, and he went on to fish in several major series as an adult. Eight years ago, Svebek dropped out of sight. He stopped fishing professionally. He had lost his title sponsor and was going through a divorce. So he decided to give up the sport he loved to spend more time with his children who hadn’t seen much of dad while he was on the road fishing.
(Jun 17, 2017 - MARBURY, Md.) Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, brought five bass weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces, to the scale Saturday to retain his lead at the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses with a three-day cumulative of 15 bass weighing 51-9. Monsoor will begin the fourth and final day of competition with a slim 2-ounce edge over Brandon McMillan of Clewiston, Florida, who improved from 15th to 2nd in after weighing a five-bass limit totaling 19-7.
Bryan Thrift Clinches 2017 FLW Tour Angler of the Year title, $100,000
(Jun 16, 2017 - MARBURY, Md.) Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, brought a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 14 ounces, to the scale Friday to grab the lead at the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses. Monsoor’s two-day cumulative catch of 10 bass weighing 36-4 gives him a 1-pound, 2-ounce advantage heading into Day Three of the four-day event that features the best bass anglers from across the globe competing for a top cash award of up to $125,000.
(Jun 16, 2017 - NORTH EAST, Md.) The home field advantage helped Michael Sentore of Gloucester City, N.J., win the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional presented by Magellan on the Upper Chesapeake Bay with a three-day tally of 59 pounds, 7 ounces.
T-Roy Broussard hunts alligators for a living.
(Jun 16, 2017 - ORANGE, TX) On Saturday, he’ll hunt for an even more elusive prize — a berth in the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. Broussard, who lives 30 minutes away in Port Arthur, Texas, maintained his lead on Friday at the Bass Pro Shops Central Open No. 2 on the Sabine River.
(Jun 16, 2017 - Pueblo, CO) The Roaring Fork High School duo of Josey Morford and Alec Sloan, both of Carbondale, Colorado, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 12.04 pounds to win the 2017 TBF High School Fishing Colorado State Championship tournament on Lake Pueblo in Pueblo, Colorado.
Minnesota’s Larson Leads Co-angler Field
(Jun 15, 2017 - MARBURY, Md.) Pro Clark Wendlandt of Leander, Texas, grabbed the early lead Thursday after Day One of the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 11 ounces.
(Jun 15, 2017 - ORANGE, TX) As one of the alligator-hunting stars of the History Channel’s “Swamp People” show, T-Roy Broussard should know a thing or two about backwaters, bayous and brackish-water fisheries like the Sabine River.
(Jun 12, 2017 - Monroe, MI) The Roosevelt High School duo of Nicolas Biundo and Joey Deichelbohrer, both of Wyandotte, Michigan, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces to win the 2017 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Michigan Open tournament on the River Raisin.
(Jun 12, 2017 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Take-off was at 5:45 am on Saturday, June 11, 2017.....It was a beautiful morning and turned out to be a great day to fish Ole Sam.
(Jun 10, 2017 - MONTEVALLO, AL.) Joshua Butts and Reid Conner of Wallace State-Hanceville rose to the top of the leaderboard once again as they took the title of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Wild Card presented by Bass Pro Shops at Lay Lake with a three-day total of 40 pounds, 11 ounces.
(Jun 9, 2017 - SHELBY COUNTY,AL.) Conditions changed once again at Lay Lake as the full field of teams battled to not only take the top spot, but also to make the cut and fish on the final day.
(Jun 9, 2017 - SHELBY COUNTY,AL.) Lay Lake is changing day by day as storms passed through the area earlier in the week, making fishing tough. When the dust settled after Thursday’s weigh-in, JP Kimbrough and Jared Rascoe of Louisiana State University-Shreveport took the lead with 17 pounds, 1 ounce, on the first day of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Wild Card presented by Bass Pro Shops.
(Jun 5, 2017 - Russellville, AR.) Steve Kennedy of Auburn, Ala., wasn’t dominating the event until he weighed 16 pounds, 9 ounces of bass during the final weigh-in to take home $100,000 and the third championship of his career at the GoPro Bassmaster Elite at Lake Dardanelle presented by Econo Lodge.
Reynolds/Thompson claim Team of the Year title
(Jun 5, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) Kyle Rowe and Ted Pate walked away with a prize package worth $64,000 for winning the championship event of the 2017 Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's on June 3-4 on Lake Livingston. The anglers' winnings included a fully rigged Ranger Z519C with a 225HP Evinrude G2 outboard and $1,605 of Anglers Advantage cash.
Grant Hopson and Wes Ward Win Third Annual Foodland Bass Team Tournament
(Jun 5, 2017 - GUNTERSVILLE, AL.) On Memorial Day weekend each year, Chris Lane, a Bassmaster Elite Series professional angler, his family and the folks from Mitchell Grocery, make it a point to honor those who have given their lives for this country, and to also create new memories for everyone involved in the Reeling In Future Pros Kids Camp and Foodland Bass Team Tournament.
North Alabama and University of Tennessee-Knoxville Finish 2nd and 3rd Respectively
(Jun 5, 2017 - San Antonio, TX) Bryan College has won the 2017 Cabela’s School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia title! Widely regarded as the hardest and most sought after college fishing title in the nation, this is the first time that Bryan College has earned this prestigious award. In only their programs third year out on the circuit, Bryan College has managed to accomplish this amazing feat and garner the attention of the entire fishing community.
(Jun 5, 2017 - Lake Tawakoni, TX) Bass Champs North Region rocked and rolled on Lake Tawakoni June 3rd for the final regular team event of 2017. Challenging weather conditions gave 177 teams a run for their money in this 106% payback tournament.
Tennessee’s Deakins Leads Wire-To-Wire, Wins T-H Marine BFL All-American Tournament on Pickwick Lake
Marshall Deakins tops Boater Division, wins $125,000 and invitation to Forrest Wood Cup
(Jun 4, 2017 - Florence, AL) Marshall Deakins of Dunlap, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the 34th annual T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American on Pickwick Lake. Deakins’ three-day cumulative catch of 15 bass weighing 60 pounds, 6 ounces was enough to earn him $125,000 and a berth into the world championship of bass fishing – the Forrest Wood Cup.
(Jun 3, 2017 - Russellville, AR.) Mark Davis of Mount Ida, Ark., is no stranger to tough tournaments, and during Saturday’s second round of competition, he caught 19 pounds, 4 ounces of bass to take the lead at the GoPro Bassmaster Elite at Lake Dardanelle presented by Econo Lodge. His two-day total is 33-9.
KSU's Alsop Wins YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship Fish-Off on Wilson Lake, Entry to Forrest Wood Cup
(Jun 3, 2017 - Florence, AL) For just the second time in YETI FLW College Fishing history, the National Championship winners Travis Blenn and Kyle Alsop from Kansas State University faced off Saturday in a one-day fish-off on Wilson Lake in North Alabama to decide which team member would represent their school at the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing.
(Jun 3, 2017 - Florence, AL) The Mabank High School duo of Justin Shelton of Seven Points, Texas, and Dakota Pfoh, of Eustace, Texas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 7 ounces to win the 2017 TBF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake in Florence, Alabama. The win earned the team trophies, the title of national champions and each angler a $5,000 scholarship to their college of choice.
Tennessee’s Deakins Extends Lead on Day Two of T-H Marine BFL All-American Tournament on Pickwick Lake
(Jun 2, 2017 - Florence, AL) Boater Marshall Deakins of Dunlap, Tennessee, extended his lead at the 34th annual T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American on Pickwick Lake Friday with five bass weighing 20 pounds, 11 ounces, bringing his two-day cumulative total to 10 bass weighing 45 pounds, 1 ounce.
(Jun 2, 2017 - Florence, AL) The Kansas State University team of Travis Blenn of Westmoreland, Kansas, and Kyle Alsop of Overland Park, Kansas, weighed a five-bass limit Friday totaling 11 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the 2017 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis.
(Jun 2, 2017 - Russellville, AR.) Bass-fishing superstar Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., is in an early position to win a record-breaking 24th Bassmaster title. After weighing 19 pounds, 3 ounces, the four-time Classic champion is leading the GoPro Bassmaster Elite at Dardanelle presented by Econo Lodge.
Kansas State University Takes Lead After Day Two of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake
(Jun 1, 2017 - Florence, AL) The Kansas State University team of Travis Blenn of Westmoreland, Kansas, and Kyle Alsop of Overland Park, Kansas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 16 pounds, 9 ounces to grab the lead Thursday at Day Two of the 2017 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis.
Kentucky’s Taylor Leads Co-anglers
(Jun 1, 2017 - Florence, AL) Boater Marshall Deakins of Dunlap, Tennessee, took the early lead at the 34th annual T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American on Pickwick Lake Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 6 ounces. Deakins will begin Day Two of the three-day competition with a 2-pound, 14-ounce lead over second-place angler Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, who weighed in five bass totaling 21 pounds, 8 ounces.
AQ Rayburn Individual #4
(May 29, 2017 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Tommy Hill is on them at Rayburn !!!! What's his secret you ask? He says it those Santone Swim baits..... You'll have to ask him for more details.... Tommy says all his fish bit the Santone Swim Jigs.
AQ Rayburn Team #4
(May 29, 2017 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) The Memorial day weekend isn't just about fishing or Bar-B-Que or even relaxing.... it's about all this and more. But it's about all this because of all the men & women who have protected our Freedom.
Auburn University and Tusculum College take 2nd and 3rd Respectively
(May 27, 2017 - Florence, AL) Day Two of the 2017 BoatUS Colligate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's on Pickwick Lake began with calm and cool conditions. How would another weather change affect the fishing conditions was on the minds of the top five teams all of whom had weighed in more than 20 pounds on day one.
AQ Tuesday #10
(May 26, 2017 - Houston County Lake, TX) Tuesday night the forecast said wind and rain.... and so it came...... but, it triggered the fish to bite!!!! There were 40 fish caught, with a total of 97.89 lbs...... That was just 16 teams..... WOW !!!
Tarleton State and University of North Alabama Sit in 2nd and 3rd
(May 25, 2017 - Florence, AL) Day one of the 2017 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's is in the books. There was no question this would be a great day of bass fishing featuring 192 of the best collegiate fishing teams in the country, representing 91 colleges and universities on the water.
Madison County High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Virginia Open at Claytor Lake
(May 23, 2017 - DUBLIN, Va.) The Madison County High School duo of Connor Hughes of Brightwood, Virginia, and Brian Canterbury of Madison, Virginia, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 9 pounds even to win the 2017 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Virginia Open tournament on Claytor Lake.
(May 23, 2017 - Gadsen, AL) The Gardendale High School duo of Griffin Phillips and Fletcher Phillips, both of Mount Olive, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 10 pounds, 15 ounces, to win the 2017 TBF High School Fishing Alabama State Championship tournament on Lake Neely Henry in Gadsden, Alabama. The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.
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