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(Jun 13, 2017 - ) For the second time in the four-year history of the event, the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship is headed to Arkansas.  


(Jun 13, 2017 - PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.) As many as 400 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event at Lake Champlain, June 22-24. The tournament, which is presented by Power-Pole, is the first of three regular-season events scheduled in the FLW Series Northern Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $46,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.


Gone Fishing movement aims to introduce fishing to families everywhere with free activities, donations and partnerships
(Jun 8, 2017 - Springfield, MO) Noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families everywhere to get off the couch and head outdoors to discover the fun of fishing this summer.


(Jun 8, 2017 - ORANGE, TX) T-Roy Broussard got his first taste of professional bass fishing when the Bassmaster Elite Series made a stop in Orange, Texas, back in 2013.

(Jun 1, 2017 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) As many as 400 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Central Division event at Kentucky Lake, June 8-10. The tournament, which is presented by Lowrance, is the second of three regular-season events scheduled in the FLW Series Central Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $50,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.

Angler of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Forrest Wood Cup Field to all be Decided
(Jun 1, 2017 - MARBURY, Md.) The seventh and final regular-season event of the 22nd season of the FLW Tour, the most competitive circuit in professional bass fishing, is coming to Marbury June 15-18 for the FLW Tour at the Potomac River presented by Costa Del Mar. Hosted by the Charles County Board of Commissioners, the tournament will feature 320 pros and co-anglers casting for top awards of up to $125,000 cash in the Pro Division and up to $25,000 cash in the Co-angler Division.

New incentives for high school anglers  
(May 26, 2017 - Little Rock, AR.) The Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza is the state’s largest amateur fishing tournament, and this year’s guaranteed cash prizes include: $50,000 for the largest fish overall; $10,000 for the largest fish overall in each of the remaining four pools; and place money for overall winners per pool, with $900 for second place, $700 for third and $400 for fourth.


Corbin Will Perform Prior to Forrest Wood Cup – Bass Fishing’s World Championship
(May 24, 2017 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) Country music superstar Easton Corbin will perform a free concert on the weigh-in stage at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on Sunday, August 13, beginning at 4 p.m. before the world’s premier bass anglers weigh their final-day limits at the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup – professional bass fishing’s world championship. Fans of all ages are encouraged to attend the free concert which is presented by 97.5 WCOS radio.

Angler of the year title up for grabs 
(May 23, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its 2017 championship event on June 3-4, at Lake Livingston. The two-day event wraps up the 2017 will determine the Lucas Oil Team of the Year.


(May 18, 2017 - San Antonio, TX) The 2017 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's is not just a fishing tournament - it's a week-long celebration of college fishing. The entire week is devoted to all the anglers and schools that are competing.

Winner Will Take Home $120,000, Invitation To 2017 Forrest Wood Cup
(May 17, 2017 - ) The T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) is heading to Florence, Alabama, June 1-3 for the 34th annual BFL All-American on Pickwick Lake, when 98 of the best boaters and co-anglers from across the 24-division BFL circuit will cast for a cash prize of up to $120,000 in the Boater Division and $60,000 in the Co-angler Division.

(May 17, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) One fortunate B.A.S.S. angler will get the chance to “build” the truck of his or her dreams — and then drive off with it — as the grand-prize winner of the Ultimate Toyota Tundra Giveaway sweepstakes contest, which began this week.


(May 17, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) The national championship location and dates for the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops have been decided and released, B.A.S.S. announced today.

(May 17, 2017 - Florence, AL) The best weekend anglers from across the country fishing the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American won’t be the only anglers competing in Alabama next week.

(May 17, 2017 - Bethel Island, CA) The Sonoma State University duo of B.J. Kendrick of Morgan Hill, California, and Josh Hanna of Danville, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing Western Conference tournament at the California Delta presented by Bass Pro Shops Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the Sonoma State bass club $2,000 and the team will now advance to compete at the 2018 FLW College Fishing National Championship.


(May 12, 2017 - Lufkin, TX) Since Sam Rayburn Reservoir has been off limits for nearly a month, many of the Elite Series pros say they don’t know exactly what to expect during the upcoming Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.


(May 10, 2017 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) YETI FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky and Barkley lakes May 20 in an event presented by Bass Pro Shops for the second of three regular-season stops in the Central Conference. College fishing clubs will be casting for $2,000 and an invitation to compete in the 2018 College Fishing National Championship.


(May 5, 2017 - Lufkin, TX) Sam Rayburn Reservoir is on a very short list of the all-time best fisheries to host a major bass tournament. Not surprisingly, more professional Bassmaster tournaments have been held on the 111,400-acre impoundment in east Texas — 31 — than on any other fishery in the United States.  


(May 3, 2017 - Bethel Island, CA) YETI FLW College Fishing is heading to the California Delta May 13 for the second of three regular-season stops in the Western Conference. A full field of college fishing clubs will be competing for the top award of a $2,000 club scholarship and a berth into the 2018 College Fishing National Championship.


(May 3, 2017 - Bethel Island, CA) As many as 400 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Western Division event at the California Delta, May 11-13. The tournament, which is presented by Power-Pole, is the second of three regular-season events scheduled in the Western Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $40,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.


(Apr 27, 2017 - Clearwater, FL) Women, men and teens are invited to tackle fishing skills at the Clearwater/Tampa Bay  "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" University, May 20-21 at MarineMax, 18025 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764.


(Apr 27, 2017 - Wagoner,OK) YETI FLW College Fishing is heading to Fort Gibson Lake May 6 for the second of three regular-season stops in the Southern Conference. A full field of college fishing clubs will be competing for the top award of a $2,000 club scholarship and a berth into the 2018 College Fishing National Championship.

(Apr 27, 2017 - Dayton, TN.) As many as 450 pros and co-anglers are set to compete May 4-6 in the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division finale on Lake Chickamauga. The tournament, presented by Lowrance, is the final regular-season event of 2017 scheduled in the Southeastern Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $50,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.


(Apr 26, 2017 - Dayton, TN.) Big things just keep happening at Chickamauga Lake.   Last week, the 36,240-acre Tennessee River impoundment hosted a Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open, with John Cox winning the pro division and Darrell Davis landing an 11-pound, 5-ounce largemouth that ranks as the biggest bass caught in a B.A.S.S. event this year.   Now the lake is about to play host to the largest field in the 50-year tournament history of B.A.S.S.

Professional walleye circuit gearing up for the second tournament of the 2017 season
(Apr 26, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) Competitive walleye anglers will converge on Lake Sakakawea at Garrison, North Dakota. May 12-13, for the second regular-season event of the 2017 Cabela's National Walleye Tour. The tournament circuit features a pro-am style format and guarantees over 100 percent payback. 

(Apr 26, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) For the fourth consecutive year, the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods will be held on Kentucky Lake at Paris, Tenn., B.A.S.S. announced today.

Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for fourth TXTT event of 2017   
(Apr 19, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its final regular-season event of the 2017 tournament season on Saturday, April 29, at Lake Texoma. The event wraps up the regular season and sets up the TXTT Championship where the race for the Lucas Oil Team of the Year will be determined.


(Apr 19, 2017 - RIDGELAND, MSs.) As 110 of the world’s best bass anglers converge on the central Mississippi fishery, thick-shouldered largemouth bass will be the center of attention at the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett, April 27-30, out of Ridgeland.

(Apr 18, 2017 - BEDFORD, Va.) YETI FLW College Fishing is headed to Smith Mountain Lake April 29 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Northern Conference. A full field of college fishing clubs will be competing for $2,000 and an invitation to the 2018 College Fishing National Championship.


(Apr 16, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) The 2017 Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan will be held on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, Oct. 19-21, B.A.S.S. announced today.


(Apr 16, 2017 - Dayton, TN) How good is the fishing on Chickamauga Lake right now? Ask Bassmaster Elite Series pro Brandon Coulter, who lives in Knoxville, Tenn., which is about an hour away from the northern end of the 38,000-acre Tennessee River impoundment. Coulter was only minutes removed from missing the cut in an Elite Series event at Toledo Bend earlier this month when he fired off a quick note to Chris Bowes, tournament director for the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open Series.

(Apr 11, 2017 - GROVE, OK.) As many as 400 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division event on Grand Lake, April 20-22. The tournament, which is presented by Ranger Boats, is the second of three regular-season events scheduled in the Southwestern Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $40,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.


(Apr 10, 2017 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) The third major televised event of the 2017 Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is now only weeks away. College anglers from around the country will be heading to Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas for the Texas Collegiate Challenge presented by Abu Garcia.

Professional walleye circuit gearing up for the first tournament of the 2017 season
(Apr 5, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) Competitive walleye anglers will converge on Lake Erie at Huron, Ohio, April 12-13, for the season-opening event of the 2017 Cabela's National Walleye Tour. The tournament circuit features a pro-am style format and guarantees over 100 percent payback. 

(Mar 24, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) YETI FLW College Fishing is heading to Lake of the Ozarks April 1 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Central Conference. A full field of college fishing clubs will be competing for the top award of a $2,000 club scholarship and a berth into the 2018 College Fishing National Championshi

(Mar 24, 2017 - Russellville, AR.) As many as 400 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener on Lake Dardanelle, March 30-April 1. The tournament, which is presented by T-H Marine, is the first of three regular-season events scheduled in the Central Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $46,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.

Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for third event of 2017 
(Mar 24, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its third regular-season event of the 2017 tournament season on Saturday, April 1 at Belton Lake. The lake is home to some of the best spring bass fishing in Texas.

Advisory for Friday, March 24, 2017
(Mar 24, 2017 - Kentucky/Barkley Lakes) FLW CANCELS SATURDAY’S T-H MARINE FLW BASS FISHING LEAGUE LBL DIVISION EVENT ON KENTUCKY/BARKLEY LAKES


(Mar 21, 2017 - Houston, TX) The 47th world championship of bass fishing, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods is less than a week away. With larger venues and expected turnouts, new this year, B.A.S.S. has partnered with local organizations in Houston to bring a unique activity for kids to the event.


(Mar 16, 2017 - FORT MYERS, FL) Nearly 60 people came to learn fishing skills at the "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" (LLGF) Gulf Coast University March 11-12 at the Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge.

(Mar 11, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) Mix the technology of Bassmaster LIVE with the zaniness of Mark Zona and you get the latest Bassmaster.com offering — “Zona Live.” “Think fun and interactive,” Zona said. “A 4-hour fishing funhouse.”


NPAA members, Brian Bashore, Brent Henriksen & Ted Takasaki are hosting Walleye workshop in Ashland, NE.
(Mar 2, 2017 - Ashland, NE) Some of the areas top tournament anglers sharing their knowledge of the hottest walleye fishing techniques and tournament strategies.


(Feb 24, 2017 - Branson,MO) Table Rock Lake will offer the rare chance to catch a grand slam of black bass during the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open, March 2-4.


Reaction Baits Expected to Be Key Factor in Internationally-Televised Tournament featuring 330 Anglers
(Feb 23, 2017 - ) The third tournament of the 22nd season of the FLW Tour, the most competitive Tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 9-12 with the FLW Tour at the Harris Chain of Lakes presented by Ranger Boats. Hosted by Lake County, Florida, the tournament will feature 330 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers casting for top awards of up to $125,000 cash in the pro division and up to $25,000 cash in the co-angler division. 

(Feb 21, 2017 - ) As many as 450 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division event on Lake Seminole, March 2-4. The tournament, which is presented by Mud Hole Custom Tackle, is the second of three regular-season events scheduled in the Southeastern Division. Pros will be competing for a top award of up to $54,000 in cash and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.


(Feb 17, 2017 - Okeechobee, FL) The last time B.A.S.S. visited the south Florida big-bass factory was in 2012, when Hughson, Calif., pro Ish Monroe weighed one of the heaviest four-day limits in Elite Series history. Fans can expect much of the same at the 2017 A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Lake Okeechobee, Feb. 23-26.


(Feb 16, 2017 - Houston, TX) Will crowds at Minute Maid Park witness a double-digit bass weighed in during the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods? Considering the trophy potential of nearby Lake Conroe, where 52 of the nation’s best bass anglers will compete March 24-26, they might be treated to more than just a 10- or 11-pound bass — or two or three.  

$20k for 1st at Cedar Creek this weekend.
(Feb 16, 2017 - Haslet, Texas) Bass Champs announces today that Lowrance will continue to sponsor the tournament trail for 2017. The leading electronics company understands the value of aligning with the largest team trail in the nation. Lowrance will again award anglers for running their products with a Cash Bonus! 


(Feb 16, 2017 - Jacksonville, TX) Here's an opportunity to visit the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge!  The event is a Field Day on Saturday, February 25.  This is one of the first times the Public has been invited on to the Refuge since the US Fish and Wildlife Service established the Neches Refuge in 2006.

( - GREENVILLE, S.C.) Some lakes are known for how deep they are.   Some are known for the type of structure and baitfish they have.   Others are known for serving as the sites of some of the greatest moments in professional bass fishing history — and one of those from that latter column has been chosen as the home of next year’s GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.


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