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(May. 17, 2014 - San Antonio, TX) Hundreds of collegiate students, representing nearly half the United States, as well as Canada, will converge on shores of Lake Pickwick on May 20th at McFarland Park for Yamaha Collegiate Angler Appreciation Night at the 2014 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's.


A Fun-Filled Lake Party to Help our Furry Friends Growing every year, this much anticipated annual Lake Party will kick-off Memorial Day Weekend with a huge bang!
(May. 15, 2014 - Lake Palestine, TX) H&W Marine & 95.3/102.3 The Breeze presents the 7th annual Lake Palestine PALOOZA to benefit Pets Fur People, a local no-kill animal shelter. This year's PALOOZA will be at the Marina in the Villages Resort on May 24th, the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Villages Marina is located on Lake Palestine, off of Hwy 2661 west of Hwy 155.


ASA Vice President Gordon Robertson to retire after decades of dedicated service
(May. 14, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) After decades of dedicated service to the recreational fishing industry; fisheries resource conservation and management; and advocating on behalf of both, American Sportfishing Association (ASA) Vice President Gordon Robertson has announced his retirement as of June 30, 2014.


(May. 13, 2014 - ) Greetings Everyone, Only one month left for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the International Cap Cana Billfish Shootout -June 5th thru 11th and excitement is starting to mount.

(May. 12, 2014 - St. Marys, W.Va.) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 West Virginia State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament will take place on the Ohio River in St. Marys, W.Va., and is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of West Virginia.

ESPN's college football analyst Lee Corso is the headline speaker for this year's trade show
(May. 12, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) From July 15-18, 10,000 members of the global recreational fishing community will converge on the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. for the 57th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST,

(May. 12, 2014 - PARIS LANDING, TN) The team of Brian Cook and Calvin Cothron, of Springfield, Tennessee were declared the winners of the 20th Annual Governors Bass Tournament, held Saturday, at Kentucky Lake. The fisherman launched their boats at Paris Landing State Park.

(May. 12, 2014 - Chelan, WA.) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world?s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Washington State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament will take place on Lake Chelan in Chelan, Wash., and is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Washington.

(May. 12, 2014 - Henderson, N.C.) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world?s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 North Carolina State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament will take place on Kerr Lake in Henderson, N.C., and is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of North Carolina.

(May. 12, 2014 - Pueblo, CO) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Colorado/New Mexico State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament will take place on Lake Pueblo in Pueblo, Colo., and is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Colorado or New Mexico.

(May. 12, 2014 - RUSSELLVILLE, AR.) Mark Davis shines as an odds-on favorite in the May 15-18 Bassmaster Elite Series at Lake Dardanelle out of Russellville, Ark., the fifth of nine events of the 2014 season.


Event pays out over over $76,000 in cash and prizes
(May. 06, 2014 - NORMAN, OK.) Kevin Mason, of Coldsprings, Texas, and Randy Dearman, of Onalaska, Texas, brought 19.93 pounds of bass to the scales to win the 2014 Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's (TXTT) event at Lake Livingston on May 3. With their victory, the winners took home a new, fully rigged Stratos 189VLO powered by an Evinrude 150 HO, valued at $30,000.

(Apr. 30, 2014 - BRANDON, MS.) The Franklin County High School team of Connor Quin and Bryce White brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2014 Mississippi State High School Fishing Championship on Ross Barnett Reservoir. The win qualified the team to compete in a future High School Fishing conference championship.

Gracing the list for the first time, Sturgeon Bay in Wisconsin tops the 2014 100 Best Bass Lakes list.
(Apr. 29, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Bassmaster Magazine's third annual ranking of America's best bass fisheries has been announced, and there is a new champion. Lake Michigan's Sturgeon Bay beat out the hottest fisheries in the U.S. to take the No. 1 spot for 2014.

(Apr. 29, 2014 - Washington, DC) U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $199 billion in sales in 2012, a gain of seven percent over the previous year, with the economic impact of fishing jobs increasing three percent from 2011 to 2012, according to a new NOAA Fisheries economics report.

Acree wins co-angler title
(Apr. 26, 2014 - GUNTERSVILLE, AL.) Jonathan Henry of Grant, Ala., brought the largest stringer of the tournament to the scale Saturday - a five-bass limit totaling 30 pounds, 14 ounces to win the Rayovac FLW Series Southeast Division event on Lake Guntersville presented by Mercury with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 77 pounds, 8 ounces.

(Apr. 25, 2014 - Flippin, Arkansas) Our government is attempting to take 769 miles of rivers and streams in Arkansas and additional mileage in several other states. Because Obama's Great Outdoor Initiative allows for this, the monster will rear its ugly head frequently in hopes that we won't be paying attention.


(Apr. 21, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) The Texas B.A.S.S. Nation has been given the "Partners in Conservation Award" for its outstanding contributions to drafting the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan.


(Apr. 20, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.) It was do or die and Rob Digh did it. (Three times fast - anyone?) The North Carolina standout entered the last day of the B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional atop the field on Lake Eufaula.


(Apr. 20, 2014 - ISLAMORADA, In the Florida Keys,) In late March, as he does each year to raise awareness and funds for a cure for cystic fibrosis, Capt. Gary Ellis led a large contingent of supporters in the annual Redbone Island Walk. What he didn't expect was to be surprised by one of the walkers, U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia of Florida, honoring him with a proclamation from the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., for Ellis' near three decades of charity work.


(Apr. 16, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.) He may have saved the best for last in terms of weigh-in order, but Danny Murphy, of Granite Falls, N.C., actually got his work done early, en route to topping the Day 1 leaderboard at the B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional on Lake Eufaula.

the new policy will better integrate recreational fishing into NOAA Fisheries' mission
(Apr. 03, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) An announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that NOAA Fisheries will develop a national recreational fishing policy

the new policy will better integrate recreational fishing into NOAA Fisheries' mission
(Apr. 03, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) An announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that NOAA Fisheries will develop a national recreational fishing policy

(Mar. 27, 2014 - AUSTIN, TX) Expansion into the Texas coastal bend of special harvest regulations on spotted seatrout, and harvest modifications to the state?s only year-round freshwater trout fishery have been approved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.

(Mar. 27, 2014 - SAN ANTONIO,TX) The Association of Collegiate Anglers wants to remind college anglers that Ranger Boats will continue its support of the 2014 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and that college anglers have a unique opportunity to be a part of the one of a kind Ranger Cup University program.


Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation
(Mar. 26, 2014 - ) Congress is currently revising the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act, the law that governs our nation's marine resources. Recreational saltwater anglers and the sportfishing and boating industries are intensifying efforts to ensure that their social, conservation and economic priorities are well represented in the legislative process.


Berkley Trailer completely redesigned for a better experience
(Mar. 26, 2014 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) The Berkley Experience trailer is poised to set up in Liberty, Mo. Consumers are encouraged to flock to the Rogers Sporting Goods March 27 - 29.

Introduction of bipartisan bill hailed by national sportfishing and conservation groups
(Mar. 06, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) Yesterday, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) introduced S. 2080 the National Fish Habitat Conservation Act (NFHCA). The bipartisan legislation authorizes the National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) - an unprecedented national partnership effort aimed squarely at protecting, restoring and enhancing the nations aquatic resources and fish habitat.


Generous donation will further fisheries conservation and habitat restoration
(Mar. 06, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) The votes are in and the FishAmerica Foundation (FAF) has received a $120,000 donation from the American Snuff Company to provide grant funding to support community-based fisheries conservation and habitat restoration projects.


(Mar. 05, 2014 - Lake Houston, Huffman, Tx) Ok Guys and Gals, we had a great day of fishing on Lake Houston. We had 29 boats fish the Lake Houston Individual Tournament Sunday March 2,2014. Paying a $75.00 entry fee,they fished for a total of $1745.00.


Wikoff wins co-angler title
(Mar. 04, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.) Michael Smith of Laurel Hill, Fla., won the March 1 Bama Division event on Lake Eufaula with a 24-pound limit of bass. For his efforts, Smith walked away with a check for over $4,300.


(Mar. 03, 2014 - Lake Ouachita Crystal Springs, Ar) The Second tournament of the year for Super Team opened with nasty rainy conditions with temperatures in the high 50's at take off and high 30's at weigh in. The 25 teams caught 78 fish weighing 229.98 lbs with 12/5 fish limits.

(Mar. 01, 2014 - APPLING, GA.) Auburn University team of Candler McCollum of Auburn, Ala., and William Bates of Suwanee, Ga., won the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament on Clarks Hill Saturday with five bass weighing exactly 26 pounds. Their win qualified them for the 2014 Southeastern Conference Invitational on Lake Chickamauga.

(Feb. 28, 2014 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Lowrance, the industry leader in marine electronics, will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 FLW College Fishing National Championship. The championship event takes

(Feb. 28, 2014 - ) Today, NOAA Fisheries announced that $75 million appropriated by Congress as part of the Fiscal Year 2014 federal budget will be allocated to six fisheries across the country that were declared fishery disasters by the Department of Commerce in 2012 and 2013.

(Feb. 24, 2014 - San Antonio, TX) Chrysler Group LLC's Ram Truck brand has renewed its partnership with the Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) and the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series as an official sponsor for 2014. The Auburn Hills, Michigan- based company is a leading manufacturer of rugged and durable trucks for anglers and outdoorsmen.The partnership with the ACA has only strengthened as the number of collegiate anglers participating in the sport has soared.

(Feb. 24, 2014 - ZWOLLE, LA.) The Lamar University team of Quinton Evans of Orange, Texas, and Colby Ogden of Kountze, Texas, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference tournament on Toledo Bend Saturday with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 6 ounces. Their win qualified them for the 2014 Southern Conference Invitational on Sam Rayburn Reservoir.


(Feb. 21, 2014 - READING, PA.) EnerSys, the manufacturer of ODYSSEY batteries, continues to sponsor the ODYSSEYBattery Extreme Pro Team for the seventh consecutive year as they compete in the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament. The ODYSSEY Battery Extreme Pro Team consists of nine pro anglers - Scott Ashmore, Brent Chapman, Shaw Grigsby, Randy Howell, Gary Klein, Mike McClelland, Gerald Swindle, Jason Williamson and 2013 Bassmaster Classic Champion, Cliff Pace.

Organizations Mark Bassmaster Classic By Renewing Partnership
(Feb. 20, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Today at Regions Field, Alabama Power and B.A.S.S. signed a conservation partnership agreement at the Media Day of the

(Feb. 20, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Picking up where they left off in 2012, Booyah Baits and B.A.S.S. have reached a sponsorship agreement for 2014.

Shakespeare Presents Fishing Experiences for Youngsters
(Feb. 20, 2014 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) The Bassmaster Classic expo is prime location to get the kids out of the house to have some fun. The Bassmaster Classic tournament features the very best bass anglers in the world and the Classic expo hosts one of America's most recognizable fishing brands - Shakespeare. During the Expo, the legendary company will be conducting the Shakespeare Kids Challenge each day of the expo.

PowerBait Offers Chance for One Classic Weigh In Attendee to Cast for $100,000
(Feb. 20, 2014 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) Berkley PowerBait will give one lucky fan attending the Bassmaster Classic in Birmingham, Ala., the chance to win $100,000 by simply casting into a target. During the final weigh-in on February 23, one individual in the BJJC Complex will be randomly drawn from the crowd and allowed to cast to a target on the arena floor.

(Feb. 20, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Berkley produces baits that catch more fish. At the 44th Bassmaster Classic, HAVOC and PowerBait will roll out new baits that were specifically designed for this prestigious event.

(Feb. 20, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, Al.) [Embargoed until 6 p.m., February 20, 2014] - Two key players in the bass fishing world, Shimano and B.A.S.S., have joined forces to establish the B.A.S.S./Shimano Youth Conservation Initiative, benefitting fishery enhancement and youth education efforts by B.A.S.S. Nation chapters in the U.S. and Canada.


(Feb. 19, 2014 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) With Lew's back in its birth state of Alabama this week for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic, the rod and reel company has quite the reunion party planned in celebration.

(Feb. 19, 2014 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) The 2014 Bassmaster Classic will take place on Lake Guntersville, Ala., February 21st - 23rd and will host the most prolific anglers in the sport of bass fishing. Among those represented are three SpiderWire pros with championship aspirations.

2014 Bassmaster Classic features six Abu Garcia pros
(Feb. 19, 2014 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) Ask any angler on the B.A.S.S. tour which single tournament they would rather win and each would tell you the Bassmaster Classic. There is no bigger title in the world of professional bass fishing. The Classic takes place on Lake Guntersville, Ala., February 21st - 23rd. Six Abu Garcia pros are vying for the title this year.

(Feb. 19, 2014 - ASHLAND CITY, TN.) Fourteen members of the Triton Boats Pro Staff will be among the pack of elite competitive anglers vying for the title of 2014 Bassmaster Classic champion. The annual bass tournament, hailed as the most prestigious event in the sport, will be held Feb. 21-23 at Lake Guntersville, Ala.

Team members includes Classic Champs, AOYs and ROY
(Feb. 19, 2014 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) The Bassmaster Classic is a title every angler wishes he could obtain. This year seven members of the Berkley pro staff will vie for the opportunity to make the ceremonial ride around the arena holding the Bassmaster Championship trophy. The Classic will take place on Lake Guntersville, Ala., February 21st - 23rd.


(Feb. 19, 2014 - Birmingham, AL.) Full of energy and smiles, you would never have known that 13-year-old Chase Huelsey is sick, except for his missing hair. As he bounced from one professional bass fishing angler to another, collecting autographs on his T-shirt, he explained that he likes to go fishing at Bear Creek. It's a couple hours from here," Huelsey said, adding that "fishing can be really neat."


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