Fishing & Boating News
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.
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
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(Feb 3, 2019 - PALATKA, Fl.) The St. Johns River has been a familiar destination for the Bassmaster Elite Series since the circuit first visited there in 2011.
(Feb 3, 2019 - KEY LARGO, Florida Keys) Organizers of the Jimmy Johnson Fishing Championship Week, scheduled March 2-9, are offering what is believed to be the largest guaranteed purse winnings in Florida tournament history — $1.75 million.
Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley To Be Held on Kentucky Lake in March
(Jan 28, 2019 - San Antonio, TX) Starting today, collegiate anglers nationwide will be able to register for the Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley. The event, hosted by Henry County Tourism Authority, will include an angler appreciation banquet in Paris, Tennessee the night before the event, as well as two days of fishing on Kentucky Lake.
Second Stop of 2019 Tour Season Brings Bass Fishing Action and Family Fun to Kissimmee Area
(Jan 27, 2019 - KISSIMMEE, Fl) The Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour, professional bass fishing’s most lucrative tournament circuit, heads to Lake Toho, Feb. 7-10, for the FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Ranger Boats.
(Jan 27, 2019 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL) The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast March 23-24, 2019 for their saltwater fishing seminar weekend. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation, networking and optional guided boat fishing.
*Urgent Notice*. Due to expected high winds, the Amistad Bass Champs event this Saturday- Rescheduled to June 1st.
(Jan 16, 2019 - Lake Amistad,TX) **URGENT NOTICE** Due to forecast of winds Up to 50 mph for this Saturday (1/19) the event on Amistad has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 1st on Lake Amistad, Diablo East ramp. Our first event of the South region will now kick-off at Lake Falcon, February 23rd.
High Water Levels and Wintertime Temperatures to Keep Pros Guessing at Tournament presented by Polaris
(Dec 27, 2018 - Brookland,TX) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, is set to launch the 2019 FLW Tour season – the 24th season of the competitive Tour – Jan. 10-13, with the FLW Tour at Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Polaris.
(Dec 2, 2018 - Bainbridge, Ga.) The Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Seminole is a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. Registration for anglers and their coach, who will provide the boat they compete in, is online at FLWFishing.com. Takeoff will be at Bainbridge Earle May Boat Basin at 7:30 a.m. EST and the weigh-in will also be held at the access, beginning at 3:30 p.m. High School Fishing takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public.
(Dec 2, 2018 - Leesburg, FL) The 2018 B.A.S.S. tournament schedule that began in January and crisscrossed the country through 17 states over 10 months will reach its conclusion with the Bassmaster Team Championship on Dec. 5-8 at Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes.
(Nov 16, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization announced today a greatly expanded FLW Live schedule for the 2019 season as part of its commitment to growing the sport of tournament bass fishing and bringing more publicity to the anglers who fish its circuits.
(Oct 31, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) Just when it seemed B.A.S.S. couldn’t possibly provide more competitive opportunities for anglers, the organization announced today that it will be adding a Junior Bassmaster Division to its annual slate of events in the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series.
The event, which was originally scheduled to take place on Cross Lake Saturday, Nov. 10, was moved to Sunday, Nov. 4, to avoid overlapping with the duck season opener.
(Oct 24, 2018 - Many,LA) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) High School Fishing will continue the 2018 fishing season with the upcoming Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Toledo Bend Lake Open bass-fishing tournament presented by Costa.
(Oct 24, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) After a one-year experiment with a Bassmaster Opens Championship, B.A.S.S. is returning to the popular “win-and-you’re-in” qualifying system from the Opens to the Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.
(Oct 24, 2018 - MANY, La.) The YETI FLW College Fishing season will continue with an event next week, Nov. 3, at the YETI FLW College Fishing on Toledo Bend Lake presented by Bass Pro Shops.
Lake Chickamauga to Host T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Regional Championship Presented by Realtree Fishing
(Oct 21, 2018 - Dayton, TN) The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) will take on Lake Chickamauga Oct. 25-27 for one of six BFL Regional Championship Tournaments.
Lake Guntersville Set to Host Costa FLW Series Championship Date: October 18, 2018 at 11:25:38 AM CDT
(Oct 21, 2018 - Guntersville, AL.) More than 200 of the top semi-professional bass anglers from both the United States and around the world will visit the Guntersville area Nov. 1-3 for the 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship at Lake Guntersville.
Announces Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates For 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing
(Oct 4, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Announces Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates For 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing
Top 2 Pros from Each U.S. Division and 2019 Co-angler Champion Advance to the 2020 Forrest Wood Cup
(Oct 3, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced Wednesday the Costa FLW Series rules, entry fees and payouts for the 2019 season, including new Forrest Wood Cup advancement opportunities and larger first-place awards.
Beat Five Anglers From Your Regional at the All-American and Advance to the FLW Series Championship
(Oct 3, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced today the schedule, rules and increased regional payouts for the 2019 T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL), which includes the opportunity to fish 10 no-entry-fee championships awarding more than $3 million.
(Sep 7, 2018 - DANDRIDGE, TN.) When it comes to the lakes operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, timing is usually vital to the quality of fishing.
(Sep 7, 2018 - ISLAMORADA, FL) Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Fishing Tournament to Salute War Heroes/Tournament inspired by 41st US President George Bush set for Nov. 8-10, 2018 includes war heroes and benefits Florida Keys Fishing Guides in Need.
Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ Hosts Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! Learn to Fish
(Sep 5, 2018 - FT. LAUDERDALE, FL) Ladies are invited to the Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ for a day of fishing fun and networking on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Conducted by Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, the “Learn to Fish” day features instruction on fishing strategy and techniques, as well as hands-on skill practice with guides.
(Sep 4, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today FLW Tour Marshal VIP Experience details for the 2019 FLW Tour season. The FLW Tour Marshal Experience is the opportunity of a lifetime for serious anglers, and is only available to FLW members who are at least 16 years old. Fans can apply to be a Marshal beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5.
(Aug 25, 2018 - WADDINGTON, N.Y.) The St. Lawrence River, one of the most popular fisheries among anglers and fans of the prestigious Bassmaster Elite Series, will become a regular stop on the tour under a new multi-year agreement between B.A.S.S. and the Village of Waddington.
McWha Named New Director
(Aug 23, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the 2019 Costa FLW Series schedule, which will consist of three events in each of the five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western – along with the no-entry-fee Costa FLW Series Championship to be held on Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Kentucky.
(Aug 17, 2018 - WADDINGTON, N.Y.) Giant smallmouth bass worth $100,000 to the top finisher will be the centerpiece of the final regular-season tournament stop on the Bassmaster Elite Series at the 2018 Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.
(Aug 16, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) Giant bass and record-breaking limits are predicted for the third Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to be held next spring on the legendary Lake Fork near Emory, Texas, B.A.S.S. announced today.
(Aug 8, 2018 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) This week marks the start of August and summer break is nearing the end for many college students. With a new school year on the horizon, that means it's time to get new books for your courses, memorize class schedules, and prepare to watch some college football. As students begin to return to campus, many bass fishing clubs and teams will be holding their first meetings of the year to prepare for the upcoming season.
event will be held on October 11-13, 2018 and will behosted by Russellville Tourism and Visitor Center in Russellville, Arkansas.
(Aug 6, 2018 - San Antonio, TX) Bass Fishing Series is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the upcoming AFTCO Collegiate Bass Open on Lake Dardanelle. As the first stop of the 2018-2019 season for the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the event will be held on October 11-13, 2018 and will be once again hosted by Russellville Tourism and Visitor Center in Russellville, Arkansas.
Sample BBQ from Award-Winning BBQ teams to benefit local Arkansas Charities
(Aug 6, 2018 - Hot Springs, AR) No summertime gathering of fishing enthusiasts is complete without barbeque, and there is no better barbeque on earth than in Arkansas. FLW has partnered with some local BBQ teams to add some Arkansas flavor to the 2018 Forrest Wood Cup with its Bass & BBQ Festival as part of the FLW Expo outside the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas, August 10-12.
World’s Best Anglers Eye $300,000 Title in Historic 23rd-Annual Championship
(Jul 26, 2018 - Hot Springs, AR) The Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will return to Lake Ouachita, Aug. 10-12, to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2018. Hosted by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and Visit Hot Springs, the tournament will feature 56 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals casting for the sport’s biggest award – $300,000 cash.
(Jul 25, 2018 - PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.) The Bassmaster Opens circuit will make its northernmost trip of the season with next week’s Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Eastern Open No. 3 at Lake Champlain.
(Jul 19, 2018 - HARFORD COUNTY, Md.) Hot summer temperatures, fluctuating tidal waters and big bass will make for an exciting pro-level tournament along the Eastern Seaboard at the 2018 Huk Bassmaster Elite at Upper Chesapeake Bay presented by Mossy Oak Fishing, July 26-29.
(Jul 18, 2018 - WABASHA, MN.) YETI FLW College Fishing will continue the 2018 fishing season with an event July 28 on the Mississippi River in Wabasha presented by Costa.
(Jul 18, 2018 - SENECA FALLS, N.Y.) The 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing season will continue with an event July 21 on Lake Cayuga presented by Bass Pro Shops. The tournament, hosted by the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, is the second of three regular-season events for anglers in the Northern Conference, and will feature a top prize of a $2,000 club scholarship and an invitation to compete in the 2019 College Fishing National Championship.
(Jul 16, 2018 - TAHLEQUAH, OK) One hundred thirty-six of the top student/angler teams in the nation, representing 78 universities, will face a tough test on Oklahoma’s Tenkiller Lake for the 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops, July 19-21.
(Jul 10, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) Since the Bassmaster Elite Series made a two-week trip to the West Coast back in 2015, fans of the sport have been clamoring for the world’s premier bass fishing circuit to return to that region.
(Jun 26, 2018 - PIERRE, S.D.) The entire state of South Dakota has a population about equal to that of the city of Indianapolis. On June 29-July 2, however, the population around Pierre will expand by 107 of the world’s best bass anglers, as the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Lake Oahe presented by Abu Garcia will be contested on the massive fishery.
(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.
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.
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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 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 - 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,
(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.
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.
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