Fishing & Boating News
Next stop for interactive learning trailer is Decatur, Ala.
(Apr 28, 2016 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) The Berkley Experience Trailer rolls through 2016 with 27 different locations. The next event is at the BASS Elite Series event in Decatur, Ala.
Letter calls for including the recreational fishing community's priorities in the MSA reauthorization
(Apr 25, 2016 - Alexandria, Va.) The recreational fishing industry welcomed the action taken by Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to recognize the significant economic, social and conservation benefits that saltwater recreational fishing provides to the nation.
(Apr 25, 2016 - ) The fourth tournament of the 21st season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive circuit in professional bass-fishing, kicks off May 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Pickwick Lake presented by Quaker State. Hosted by Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, the tournament will feature 169 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.
One of the best in the business credits continuing education
(Apr 25, 2016 - ) “Electronics always play a huge role, at every tournament.” Brent Ehrler was trying to convince me that, despite spending the entire first day of the 2016 Bassmaster fishing shallow, visible targets, electronics were vital to his approach.
Foutz wins co-angler title
(Apr 25, 2016 - SMYRNA, TN.) William Merrick of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division tournament on Percy Priest presented by Navionics. For his victory, Merrick took home $3,648.
Rogers wins co-angler title
(Apr 25, 2016 - ANDERSON, S.C.) Pro angler Troy Morrow of Eastanollee, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Hartwell.
Mut wins co-angler title
(Apr 25, 2016 - Okeechobnee, FL) Jessie Mizell of Sarasota, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee presented by Minn Kota.
(Apr 25, 2016 - CELINA, Ohio) Gary Ginter of Maplewood, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Buckeye Division tournament of 2016 on Grand Lake.
Maurer wins co-angler title
(Apr 25, 2016 - MARBURY, Md.) Matt Stasiak of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 13 ounces, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division tournament of 2016 on the Potomac River.
Rossi wins co-angler title
(Apr 25, 2016 - WHITTINGTON,IL.) Michael Black of Toledo, Illinois, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 12 ounces, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Illini Division tournament of 2016 on Rend Lake.
Day wins co-angler title
(Apr 25, 2016 - ARKADELPHIA, AR.) Jeremiah Kindy of Benton, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the second FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division tournament of 2016 on DeGray Lake.
(Apr 24, 2016 - Mountain Home, AR) The tournament format was complicated. It was one event on two lakes over the course of four days. But through all of the shifting and changing, Florida pro Randall Tharp decided to keep things simple — and that stay-the-course approach ultimately led to a victory in the Bassmaster Elite at Bull Shoals/Norfork.
(Apr 23, 2016 - ) Randall Tharp suffered through one of the toughest seasons of his professional career in 2015, but it seems to have given him some extra motivation for this year’s campaign.
(Apr 24, 2016 - Lakeport. CA) The University of Oregon team of Ryan Habenicht of Creswell, Oregon, and Daniel Marshall of Eugene, Oregon, won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on Clear Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 28 pounds, 8 ounces.
(Apr 24, 2016 - Lakeport. CA) Todd Woods of San Dimas, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 9 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Clear Lake presented by Mercury with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 77 pounds even. For his win, Woods took home $33,002.
(Apr 24, 2016 - Huddleston, VA) The Virginia Tech team of Kile Quick of Lyndhurst, Virginia, and Mark Adams of Aylett, Virginia, won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference opener on Smith Mountain Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 17 pounds, 15 ounces.
(Apr 22, 2016 - Mountain Home, AR) The format for the Bassmaster Elite at Bull Shoals/Norfork is one of the more complex in the trail’s 11-year history. A full field of 108 Elite Series anglers began on Norfork Lake Thursday and moved to Bull Shoals Lake for Friday’s second round. The remaining Top 50 will fish Bull Shoals again Saturday, with the final Top 12 moving back to Norfork for Sunday’s final round.
(Apr 22, 2016 - Guntersville, AL) Arkansas scored big as its team and home state angler Josh Ray took top honors at the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors.
(Apr 21, 2016 - Mountain Home, AR) Matt Herren came into this week’s Bassmaster Elite at Bull Shoals/Norfork, with a free-wheeling attitude.
(Apr 21, 2016 - Washington, D.C.) Tonight, recreational and commercial fishing representatives, Members of Congress, and key former and current individuals from the administration gathered on Capitol Hill in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), a first-of-its-kind piece of legislation that established a framework to manage domestic, federal saltwater fisheries.
(Apr 21, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) B.A.S.S. has set the date for the third annual Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship, as well as the Junior Bassmaster Championship.
(Apr 21, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Unilever to showcase the Lipton tea brand. The partnership will offer the world’s No. 1 tea brand the opportunity to directly connect with the millions of outdoor and fishing fanatics that FLW reaches through their tournaments and promotional platforms.
PLANO'S NEW T-SERIES TACKLE TOTES BRING THE BLING BUT WON'T BREAK THE BANK
(Apr 20, 2016 - Plano,IL) Competitive bassers to weekend casters, each angler works the water with his or her own brand of fishing flair; flat bill hat and Chuck Taylor Cons’ to skull cap with flip-flops. Dudes and dames each want statement-making gear that reflects their own ruggedly individualized attitude. So much the better if the stuff saves time and adds convenience.
(Apr 20, 2016 - Paris, TN) The Costa FLW Series is headed to Kentucky Lake on April 28-30 for a tournament presented by Lowrance when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Central Division.
(Apr 20, 2016 - Guntersville, AL) Jin Nguyen turned around a bad practice session on Lake Guntersville by taking the lead at the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors.
Current stop for interactive learning trailer is Mountain Home, Ark.
(Apr 20, 2016 - Columbia) The Berkley Experience Trailer rolls through 2016 with 27 different locations. The next event is at the BASS Elite Series event in Mountain Home, Ark. The interactive trailer and four highly trained Berkley specialists are on hand to answer angler questions and showcase the innovation and technology that goes into all Berkley products. Seminars are held throughout the day including knot tying, line selection and how to select the best baits to Catch More Fish.
"Ladies Only" trip taking place January 11 - 15, 2017
(Apr 20, 2016 - MAZATLAN, Mexico) Anglers Inn International is putting together an El Salto bass fishing trip that won't soon be forgotten. This "ladies only" trip takes place January 11 - 15, 2017. Now is the time to book the trip-of-a-lifetime at a greatly reduced price of $1,495, which is $500 off the regular price.
(Apr 20, 2016 - Washington, D.C.) A coalition of recreational fishing and boating organizations praised the introduction of a bill, S.2807, that will safeguard the role of state fisheries management agencies and help prevent unwarranted fishing closures like what recently occurred at Biscayne National Park. Led by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.),
(Apr 20, 2016 - Wagoner, OK) FLW College Fishing is headed to Fort Gibson Lake on April 30 for the second of three regular-season bass-fishing tournaments in the Southern Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the FLW College Fishing National Championship.
FLW Will Fish For Kids Charity Tournament Raises More Than $203,000 for Arkansas Children’s Hospital
(Apr 20, 2016 - Rogers, AR) The Walmart FLW Tour anglers weren’t the only big winners on Beaver Lake last weekend – A record-breaking total of $203,894.60 was raised for the Dental Clinic at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Monday at the Will Fish for Kids Bill Kerr Memorial Charity Tournament on Beaver Lake presented by Quaker State.
(Apr 20, 2016 - ) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Duracell, the No. 1 battery brand trusted by consumers all over the world, has signed a sponsorship agreement to become the official battery sponsor of FLW. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Aromatic Answers Kick Catfishing into High Gear
(Apr 20, 2016 - ) As catfish approach prospective prey, taste kicks in. It’s well documented that a catfish’s entire body is covered with taste buds, although the special structures are most densely concentrated around the mouth and barbels. Cats can taste food without mouthing it, simply tickling it with their whiskers.
4th Anglers Quest Individual Event
(Apr 20, 2016 - ) THE RAIN HELD OFF, until after weigh-in....... There were 19 Individuals who entered the 4th Anglers Quest Individual Event of the year on Sam Rayburn.
Livingston Team #4
(Apr 20, 2016 - Onalaska, TX) 24 Teams fished the 4th Anglers Quest Event on Lake Livingston, held out of Cunninghams Kickapoo Bait & Tackle Shop.
(Apr 20, 2016 - Lake Texoma, TX/OK) Jeff Jerome, of McPherson, Kansas, and Darrell Copeland, of Bismarck, Arkansas, brought 21.47 pounds of bass to the scales to win the final regular-season event of the Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's (TXTT) April 16 on Lake Texoma. The winning anglers took home a brand new Stratos 189VLO powered by a 150 HP Evinrude outboard, valued at $30,000.
Presented by Cabela's
(Apr 18, 2016 - San Antonio, TX) The Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series are proud to announce that Buff, Inc. will be attending the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's during the week of May 23.
(Apr 18, 2016 - Rogers, AR) Georgia’s Evans High School duo of Tyler Matthews and Blake Stephenson brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 15 pounds, 6 ounces to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship on Table Rock Lake. The win earned the team trophies, the title of national champions and a $10,000 scholarship to their college of choice.
Robertson wins co-angler title
(Apr 18, 2016 - Bracey, VA) Ryan Powroznik of Prince George, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds even Saturday to win the second FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Shenandoah Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Gaston. For his victory, Powroznik took home $6,665.
Tapp wins co-angler title
(Apr 18, 2016 - SUMMERTON, S.C.) Ronnie McCoy of Lamar, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division tournament on Santee Cooper presented by Navionics. For his win, McCoy took home $5,756.
Morrison wins co-angler title
(Apr 18, 2016 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) Drew Boggs of Lebanon, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 13 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) LBL Division tournament on Kentucky and Barkley lakes presented by Navionics. For his victory, Boggs took home $4,872.
Ford wins co-angler title
(Apr 18, 2016 - Eufaula, AL.) Local angler Scott Montgomery of Eufaula, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 9 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division tournament on Lake Eufaula presented by Power-Pole. For his victory, Montgomery took home $4,279.
Alabama Pro Catches 17-pound Final Day Limit, Wins $125,000
(Apr 17, 2016 - Rogers, AR) In one of the most dramatic finishes in FLW history, Quaker State pro Scott Canterbury of Springville, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 17 pounds even to win the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Jack Link’s Sunday and the top prize of $125,000.
(Apr 16, 2016 - Guntersville, AL) With 20 pounds of largemouth in the livewell by 9 a.m., the team members from Clinton High School didn’t believe their day on Lake Guntersville could get even better.
Tightly-Stacked Weights Set Stage for Dramatic Championship Sunday
(Apr 16, 2016 - Roger.AR) The Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Jack Link’s is setting up for a dramatic final day on Sunday – all of the anglers that made the top-10 cut are in striking distance and have a legitimate shot to win the tournament, and the top prize of $125,000.
(Apr 15, 2016 - Woodbury, MN) Rivers can be a difficult challenge for those who are beginning walleye anglers. Water level, clarity, and water temperatures which change depending upon the unpredictable weather patterns are all lessons needed to learn. Rising water one day and falling water the next. Clean, then dirty and clean again. Rising temperatures will trigger fish movement upstream, toward spawning areas then back again. In addition, severe cold fronts can put a halt to the action.
Arkansas’ Cifuentes Wins Co-angler Title, $25,000
(Apr 15, 2016 - Rogers, AR) Last year when the FLW Tour visited Beaver Lake, Oklahoma pro Darrel Robertson was in second place as the tournament progressed into the third day of competition. Robertson struggled on day three and didn’t advance to championship Sunday. Friday, at the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Jack Link’s, Robertson earned a shot at redemption.
A full field of 109 anglers will be competing at the Bassmaster Elite at Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake out of Mountain Home, Ark.
(Apr 15, 2016 - Mountain Home, AR) It’s hard enough for the 109 anglers on the Bassmaster Elite Series to travel across the country, far away from their homes and locate fish when they’re competing on only one reservoir.
KVD shares tech tips to find and catch early-season bass
(Apr 14, 2016 - ) As you’re reading this, bass are in transition, migrating from wintering areas to pre-spawn and spawn habitat, signaling an end to difficult cold-water fishing conditions.
(Apr 14, 2016 - Clarksville, TN.) The countdown is on…the 22nd annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just one month away.
Rockcastle County High School Wins Kentucky State High School Fishing Championship on Lake Cumberland
(Apr 14, 2016 - Monticello, KY) The Rockcastle County High School duo of Caleb and Cole Ballinger brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 16 pounds, 6 ounces, to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Kentucky State Championship on Lake Cumberland. The win earned the team trophies, the title of state champions and advanced the team to the High School Fishing Southeastern Conference championship, also being held on Lake Cumberland, on September 16-17.
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