Fishing & Boating News

Headline News



2000 Articles
Page (2 of 40)


(Apr 6, 2017 - Many,LA) For the second time in three tournaments this season, Jacob Wheeler is sitting atop the leaderboard.   The Indiana pro caught five bass that weighed 25 pounds, 1 ounce during Thursday’s first round of the Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend presented by Econo Lodge.


(Apr 6, 2017 - Washington, D.C.) Recreation leaders from state and federal government agencies, as well as private-sector partners – including a member of the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) – helped Members of Congress better understand how to improve visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters during a Congressional hearing on April 5.

(Apr 6, 2017 - Washington, D.C.) The recreational fishing and boating community praised the introduction of a bill that addresses critical challenges facing saltwater recreational fishing at the federal level.


New lake record of 13.97-pound largemouth caught during event 
(Apr 5, 2017 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) Matt Cannon, of Troy, Texas and Jared Siegeler, of Belton, Texas, weighed 25.20 pounds to win the third regular-season event of the Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's (TXTT) on April 1 on Belton Lake. The winning anglers took home a brand new Stratos 189VLO powered by a 150HP Evinrude, valued at $32,395.


(Apr 5, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) Kentucky angler Drew Sadler fished his strengths rather than a pattern to take over the lead in the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan at the Lake of the Ozarks.   

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. 


(Apr 4, 2017 - BURNSIDE, Ky.) The Madison Southern High School duo of Brandon Turner and Ricky Seth Hembree, both of Berea, Kentucky, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Friday weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces, to win the 2017 TBF High School Fishing Kentucky State Championship tournament on Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Kentucky.


Perseverance pays big dividends for Bassmaster Classic victor Jordan Lee
(Apr 4, 2017 - New York, NY) Pulling away from the docks on the first day of the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, Seaguar pro Jordan Lee couldn’t have imagined the roller-coaster path of conditions and emotions that he would navigate over the next three days.


(Apr 4, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater duo of Jared Mataczynski of Wausau, Wisconsin, and Steve Nebel of Whitewater, Wisconsin, won the YETI FLW College Fishing Central Conference tournament on Lake of the Ozarks Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 5 ounces.


Claremore’s Christie tops Co-angler field
(Apr 3, 2017 - MUSKOGEE, OK.) Sean McAllister of Checotah, Oklahoma, weighed a 16-pound, 15-ounce five-bass limit Saturday to take top honors at the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Okie Division event on the Arkansas River. For his win, McAllister took home $7,441.


Rickman’s Trobaugh claims Co-angler title
(Apr 3, 2017 - BYRDSTOWN, TN.) Tim Phy of Cookeville, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 15 ounces, to the scale Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mountain Division event on Dale Hollow Lake. For his win, Phy took home $6,744.


Gaffney’s Everhart earns Co-angler title
(Apr 3, 2017 - ANDERSON, S.C.) Jayme Rampey of Liberty, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds even to the scale Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division event on Lake Hartwell. For his win, Rampey took home $5,148.


Salisbury’s Kraft tops Co-angler field
(Apr 3, 2017 - ROCK HILL, S.C.) Scott Hamrick of Denver, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 15 ounces, to the scale Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) North Carolina Division event on Lake Wylie. For his win, Hamrick pocketed $4,594.


(Apr 3, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) With less than two hours of competition remaining, Trevor Whisenant and Brett Lasley had only one keeper bass in the live-well.


(Apr 1, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) Jacob Louis and JT Russell of McKendree University jumped from third place on the final day today to take the championship title of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Midwest Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops on Lake of the Ozarks with a three-day total of 61 pounds of bass.


(Mar 30, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) Nic Rand and Keegan Russell of Lake Superior State University took the lead on the second day of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Midwest Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops on Lake of the Ozarks with a two-day total of 41 pounds, 6 ounces.


(Mar 30, 2017 - San Antonio, TX) With just two months left in the 2017 Cabela’s School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia race, schools from across the nation are in pure competition mode, searching for every possible point they can earn to add to their total. As it stands right now, Bryan College remains in first place with a total of 1942 points, followed by University of North Alabama in second with 1878 points, and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in third with 1800 points.


(Mar 30, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) Jacob Louis and JT Russell of McKendree University took the lead on the first day of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Midwest Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops on Lake of the Ozarks with 22 pounds, 10 ounces.


Tuesday Night #2
(Mar 30, 2017 - Houston County Lake, TX) The teams of Jason Reyes & Jeremy Askew and Johnny Brzozowski & Gary Warren tie for first place in the 2nd Tuesday Night Series Event held on Lake Houston. Both teams brought 4 fish to the scales, and both stringers weighed exactly 8.78 lbs. We took first & second place money and split it 50-50 giving both teams a check for $472.50.....not bad for $100.00 entry fee.....


(Mar 29, 2017 - SHREVEPORT, La.) The North DeSoto High School duo of Luke Herring and Tyler Pate, both of Stonewall, Louisiana, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the 2017 TBF High School Fishing Louisiana State Championship tournament on Cross Lake in Shreveport, Louisiana.


Louisiana State takes 2nd & Tennessee Tech takes 3rd on Lake Dardanelle, Russellville, Arkansas
(Mar 27, 2017 - San Antonio, TX) Day two of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Open on Lake Dardanelle was full of changes - not only with the weather but also on the leaderboard. Though Murray State University dominated 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places going into day two, they knew they would have other strong teams challenging their positions.


Fort Lauderdale’s Bartlett tops Co-angler field
(Mar 27, 2017 - CLEWISTON, Fla.) Jessie Mizell of Sarasota, Florida, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Gator Division event on Lake Okeechobee Saturday with a five-bass limit totaling 23-pounds even. For his victory, Mizell pocketed $4,915.


Lee’s Summit’s Huntley tops Co-angler field
(Mar 27, 2017 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) Kyle Hulsey of Bourbon, Missouri, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division event on Lake of the Ozarks. For his win, Hulsey took home $5,551. 


Lake View’s Parker tops Co-angler field
(Mar 27, 2017 - CLANTON, Ala.) Josh Wissinger of Hayden, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 12 ounces, to the scale Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division event on Lake Mitchell. For his win, Wissinger took home $3,586.


(Mar 27, 2017 - HENDERSON,) Kevin Chandler of New London, North Carolina, weighed a 20-pound, 14-ounce, limit Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division opener on Kerr Lake presented by Navionics. For his win, Chandler earned $8,211.


PLANO PRO ENGINEERS MID-TOURNAMENT CHARGE TO EARN PROFESSIONAL BASS FISHING'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS TITLE  
(Mar 27, 2017 - Plano,IL) Sitting on a scant total of just 8 pounds, 9 ounces of bass at noon on day two of the three-day 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic at Lake Conroe, Texas, 25-year-old Bassmaster Elite angler Jordan Lee had no idea where he’d be standing just 28 hours later. As it turned out, he’d be living his dream of holding high the most coveted trophy in professional angling on competitive fishing’s grandest stage.


AQ Rayburn Individual #2
(Mar 27, 2017 - ) There were 20 individuals who came out in the fog to fish the second of eight Anglers Quest Individual events of the year.  


AQ Rayburn Team #2
(Mar 27, 2017 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) There were 23 teams that came out to tackle BIG SAM on Saturday morning. With the weather throwing a little kink in everyone's plans, it didn't stop the team of Rusty Clark & Cory Rambo


(Mar 26, 2017 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) On the first day of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Open, the powerhouse bass fishing club of Murray State University has three of their teams sitting in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.


(Mar 26, 2017 - Houston, TX) Jordan Lee was a member of the Auburn University fishing team.   Today, he’s on top of the professional bass fishing world.   The 25-year-old pro from Guntersville, Ala., stayed within striking distance all week at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. Then during Sunday’s final round at Minute Maid Park, he caught five bass from Lake Conroe that weighed 27 pounds, 4 ounces, pushing his three-day total to a tournament-best 56-10.


(Mar 25, 2017 - Houston, TX) Brent Ehrler is trying his best to stay grounded.   He’s saying all the right things.   But after two big days, there’s just no denying that he’s one step away from the biggest accomplishment of his professional bass fishing career.


(Mar 24, 2017 - Bixby,OK) After winning the coveted “Best Terminal Tackle” award at ICAST, the world’s largest annual sportfishing trade show held in Orlando, FL, followed by a trifecta of industry Best-in-Show awards, Trapper Tackle gets ready to debut a trifecta of its own. Enter “Trapper Treble” which will be first shown to the world later this week at the Bassmaster Classic in Houston, TX, on the world stage of championship bass fishing.  


(Mar 24, 2017 - Park Falls, WI) The precision, long-distance cast – it’s the mark of the elite bass angler. The ability to hit the faraway pocket in a pad field, to reach the most remote regions of a dock, to run a crankbait on ledge in just the right window—these are the powers that separate the average bass angler from the extraordinary one. These are the angling powers that St. Croix aims to amplify with the debut of six new members in the Legend Tournament Bass casting lineup.


(Mar 24, 2017 - Houston, TX) After finishing 29th or lower in 10 of his last 12 tournaments with B.A.S.S., Brent Ehrler has been open about his recent frustrations.  


How Old Town-sponsored pro Keith Combs taps backwoods bass  
(Mar 24, 2017 - Old Town, ME) Old Town Canoes & Kayaks is proud to announce official sponsorship of Bassmaster Elite Series pro and 2017 Bassmaster Classic competitor Keith Combs.

(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

Features Seven of Top Ten Ranked Bass Fishing Schools This Weekend
(Mar 24, 2017 - Lake Dardanelle, AR) The 2017 Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Open is finally here! This event format in the past has proven to be one of the more popular college bass fishing events of the year. And for the second year in a row, it will be hosted by the Russellville Arkansas Tourism & Visitor’s Center on Lake Dardanelle.

(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.


Savannah College duo of Jaci Skipper and Ryleigh Tyson make Bass-Fishing History, Bryan College Wins Event
(Mar 24, 2017 - Hartwell,GA) History was made this past weekend at the YETI FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament on Lake Hartwell as the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) bass-fishing team of Jaci Skipper of Taylor, Alabama, and Ryleigh Tyson of Savannah, Georgia, became the first all-female team to ever qualify for the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship. 

(Mar 24, 2017 - LAKE FOREST, IL) Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced it will immediately begin to wind down boat manufacturing operations in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, as it prepares to close the facility. The operation manufactures certain Bayliner and Sea Ray boat models for the South American market. Moving forward, this demand will be fulfilled through Brunswick's remaining global boat manufacturing footprint.


Livingston Team #3
(Mar 24, 2017 - Lake Livingston, TX) The FOG was nasty, but that didn't stop Curtis Jordan & Brandon Flowers. They reported having their 22.19 lb. limit of bass by 9:00am Saturday morning on Lake Livingston.


(Mar 24, 2017 - Houston County Lake, TX) There were 13  teams that came out to fish the first of 23 Tuesday night events on Lake Houston and the Team of Tommy Brooks & Lance Lyles took first place with a limit of bass the weighed 15.40 lbs. The also caught the biggest bass of the evening tipping the scales for 4.03 lbs. They won a total of $685.00 for their evening on the water.


AQ Houston Individual # 3
(Mar 24, 2017 - Houston County Lake, TX) Twenty-nine individuals showed up to fish the Third Anglers Quest Individual Tournament of the 2017 season on Lake Houston Sunday and what a beautiful day to be on the water.

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 - Lake Fork, TX) Mega bass, mega fun, mega wins at the 9th annual Mega Bass tournament on Lake Fork hosted by Bass Champs & the Sportsmans Auto Network on March 19, 2017. Anglers from over 24 states came to fish for their chance to win a portion of over $200,000 given away in cash and prizes at this world's richest one-day big bass hourly event.


(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 21, 2017 - KENNESAW, Ga.-) Yamaha Marine Group announced today that it was named recipient of the Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellors Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.


(Mar 21, 2017 - OTSEGO, Mn.) Expanding on its incredibly popular PT line, Crestliner introduces the new PT 18, a premium bass boat with abundant onboard space and impressive fishing features that will continue to set the standard in bass fishing. This tournament-quality boat will make its official debut at the Bassmaster Classic Expo in Houston, March 24-26.


ASA Government Affairs Committee Hosts Successful Spring Meeting  
(Mar 21, 2017 - Alexandria, Va.) During its spring meeting, the American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) Government Affairs Committee discussed a variety of pressing policy issues that impact the recreational fishing industry.


2000 Articles
Page (2 of 40)