Fishing & Boating News
Maxwell wins co-angler title
(Jun 30, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) Craig Hipsher of Benton, Kentucky, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League LBL Division tournament of 2015 on Kentucky and Barkley lakes. For his victory, Hipsher earned $4,385.
Stephens wins co-angler title
(Jun 30, 2015 - HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MI.) Scott Dobson of Clarkston, Michigan, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Michigan Division tournament of 2015 on Lake St. Clair. For his victory, Dobson earned $5,804.
Spencer wins co-angler title
(Jun 30, 2015 - WARSAW, Mo.) Dennis Berhorst of Holts Summit, Missouri, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Ozark Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Truman. For his victory, Berhorst earned $5,963.
Tisdale wins co-angler title
(Jun 30, 2015 - GREENVILLE, MS.) Matthew Bates of Greenville, Mississippi, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds even Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Ferguson. For his victory, Bates earned $3,963.
(Jun 29, 2015 - Lake Livigston, TX) What a stormy morning on Lake Houston. There were 11 individuals who came out to fish. Randy Quin came in 1st place with 5 bass that weighed 14.10 lbs. He received the 1st place check for $430.00. Randy also caught the biggest bass of the day that weighed 4.68 lbs. and he received another $55.00 for a total of $485.00 for his day on the water.
(Jun 29, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, is set to sign an agreement with China to bring their internationally sanctioned bass-fishing tournaments to the world’s most populous country. The agreement will be signed by Gang Li, Vice President of the Florida Culture Exchange Association representing Sunny Lake (Beijing) Sport Development, LLC, at a scheduled news conference at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST).
Miroonamoo Media Group Signs Exclusive FLW Licensing Agreement To Run FLW Tournaments In South Korea
(Jun 29, 2015 - MARBURY, Md.) FLW announced today an exclusive licensing agreement with MirooNamoo Media Group from South Korea to begin sanctioning FLW bass-fishing tournaments in the Eastern-Asian country at a contract signing preceding the weigh-in at the Walmart FLW Tour at the Potomac River presented by Ranger Boats.
(Jun 29, 2015 - Lake Nokomis in Tomahawk, WI) Lake Nokomis in Tomahawk, WI was the site of the second qualifying tournament in the Central Wisconsin River Tour presented by MinnKota, Humminbird and the Stevens Point Brewery on Saturday, June 27th. Forty-five teams took off from the launch ramp in the Town of Bradley in search of the biggest 5-fish limit.
Legendary Texas Angler Beats 140 Pros, Wins $125,000 in Nationally Televised Event
(Jun 28, 2015 - MARBURY, Md.) When professional angler Clark Wendlandt of Leander, Texas, was forced to withdraw from the Walmart FLW Tour in 2014 after suffering a heart attack he wasn’t sure if he’d ever be able to fish competitively again.
(Jun 28, 2015 - Lake Livingston, TX) t was a good day on Lake Livingston for the team of Jared McCulley & Don LaHue..... They brought in 18.62lbs. to win first place and $1,675.00.
(Jun 28, 2015 - Dominican Republic) It was the team from Aruba aboard Alina that took the early lead from day one releasing six white marlin including a triple-header, plus a blue, and held on till the final day to take Top Boat honors as well as top team in the Barceló Rum Division in this year’s International Cap Cana Billfish Shootout.
(Jun 28, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas) The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is proud to announce that the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley will be held on March 11-13, 2016 on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee.
(Jun 28, 2015 - MARBURY, Md.) Pro angler Clark Wendlandt of Leander, Texas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 8 ounces to extend his lead on day three of the Walmart FLW Tour at the Potomac River presented by Ranger Boats.
North Carolina’s Self Leads Co-Anglers
(Jun 25, 2015 - MARBURY, Md.) Pro angler Adrian Avena of Vineland, New Jersey, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 16 pounds, 12 ounces to take the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at the Potomac River presented by Ranger Boats. Avena will start the second day of competition with a 1-pound, 6-ounce lead
(Jun 25, 2015 - STEVENS POINT,WI.) Eighty-five collegiate bass fishing teams will converge on Lake DuBay July 9-11 for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops, marking the first time for Wisconsin to host the finals.
Tuesday Night Tournament
(Jun 24, 2015 - Lake Houston, TX) Lake Houston has some amazing sunsets, this Tuesday evening was no exception. And what a beautiful evening to be on the water. there were 12 teams that showed up to fish this evening. There were 3 limits caught with a total of 37 fish that weighed 71.63 lbs. and that made it a 1.93 average size bass.
(Jun 24, 2015 - SamRayburn, TX) HIGH WATER on Rayburn didn't stop the fish from biting or Steve Phillips from winning the 6th Individual tournament. He came in first place with 5 that weighed 18.26 lbs.receiving a check for $550.00.
(Jun 24, 2015 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Jasper, TX) What a beautiful day on Rayburn!!! There were 25 teams who showed up to fish catching a total of 18 limits, 98 fish, a total of 281.91 lbs that made a 2.87 average size fish.
Veteran IFA anglers claim victory at Houma, take home over $14,000 in winnings
(Jun 24, 2015 - Houma,LA) Eddie Adams, of Metairie, Louisiana, and Dwayne Eschete, of Madisonville, Louisiana, weighed a two-day limit that totaled 36.15 pounds to win the second IFA Lucas Oil Redfish Open presented by Cabela's on June 20 at Houma, Louisiana. The premier team event paid out over $43,000 in total winnings and will be featured on multiple television networks early next year.
(Jun 24, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) Walmart FLW Tour pros Jeff Barth, Marshall Deakins, Brent Long, Colby Schrumpf, Terry Segraves and Derrick Snavely have informed FLW of their decisions to withdraw from the Tour prior to the final regular-season event of the 2015 season.
(Jun 23, 2015 - LA PLATA, Md.) The Potomac Falls High School team of Jordon Mazza and Richard Wellhouse brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 12 pounds, 2 ounces, to win the 2015 Virginia State High School Fishing Championship on the Potomac River.
Canadian Angler Wins $120,000, Entry into Forrest Wood Cup
(Jun 22, 2015 - BUCHANAN, TN) Curtis Richardson of Belleville, Ontario, Canada, brought a 19-pound, 9-ounce five-bass limit to the scale Saturday to win the Walmart BFL All-American on Kentucky Lake and the $120,000 payday.
(Jun 19, 2015 - FAIRMONT, W.Va.) Brad Weese used a rarely exploited river fishing tactic to win the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Mid-Atlantic Divisional on the Monongahela River Friday. In three days of undeniably some of the toughest fishing in divisional history, the West Virginian caught 19 pounds, 1 ounce to win the three-day event with 10 bass total.
(Jun 18, 2015 - SPRINGFIELD, MO.) Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp features fun games for kids, and activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to enjoy great outdoor adventures together. And, it's all free! Family Summer Camp begins Saturday, June 27 and continues through Sunday, July 26 at 71 Bass Pro Shops located across the United States and Canada.
(Jun 18, 2015 - MINNEAPOLIS,MN) Jim Shunamon of Quincy, Massachusetts, correctly picked three of the top 10 anglers in last week’s Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Chickamauga presented by Igloo Coolers. For his picks, Shunamon won $5,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing, held in conjunction with the FLW Tour fishing tournament.
LAKE CHAMPLAIN (PLATTSBURGH) TOURNAMENT
(Jun 18, 2015 - Plattsburgh NY) New York The Bass Federation (NYTBF) held their first points tournament of the 2015 season on Lake Champlain with launch and afternoon weigh-in out of the Plattsburgh Dock Street Boat Ramp.
Arkansas’ Gross paces co-anglers
(Jun 18, 2015 - BUCHANAN, TN.) Bobby Padgett of LaGrange, Georgia, took the early lead at the Walmart BFL All-American on Kentucky Lake with a five-bass limit weighing 27 pounds, 13 ounces. Padgett will begin day two of the three-day competition with a 3-pound lead over second-place angler Curtis Richardson of Belleville, Ontario, Canada, who weighed in five bass totaling 24 pounds, 13 ounces.
(Jun 18, 2015 - FAIRMONT, W.Va.) Brad Weese has a 3-pound lead going into the final day of competition at the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Mid-Atlantic Divisional.
(Jun 17, 2015 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) The results have been tabulated after several months of research and the 2015 rankings for the 100 Best Bass Lakes in America have been revealed. For the first time since the inaugural rankings in 2012 when Falcon Lake in Texas was No. 1, a southern fishery has claimed the title of best lake in the country.
(Jun 17, 2015 - FAIRMONT, W.Va.) The water level has everything to do with the leader Mark Garner’s strategy at the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Mid-Atlantic Divisional. That’s not surprising because the tournament is on the Monongahela River, where success hinges on the rise and fall of the current.
(Jun 17, 2015 - Brainerd,MN) Through years of research and development and advice from such angling luminaries as Al Lindner, Dan Sura, Dave Csanda and Jeff Zernov, as well as input from anglers with physical limitations, was born the M-POW-R REEL®
(Jun 17, 2015 - Alexandria, Va) The Senate Appropriations Committee recently approved Sen. Richard Shelby's (R-Ala.) proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations Bill. The bill included a number of provisions that attempt to address the ongoing mismanagement of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery that has resulted in the current 10-day season for private recreational anglers.
(Jun 8, 2015 - ) Promoting time on the water with benefiting its community, Mastry Engine Center is a sponsor of the 85th annual Sarasota Sportfishing Anglers Club Tarpon Tournament. Running for five weeks, May 9-June 27, it is the oldest, continuous, open-to-the-public tarpon tournament in Florida.
Clore wins co-angler title
(Jun 15, 2015 - GOLCONDA, IL.) Mike Parmer of Metropolis, Illinois, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Illini Division tournament of 2015 on the Ohio River. For his victory, Parmer earned $4,119.
Winning anglers take home more than $48,000 in cash and prizes
(Jun 15, 2015 - Norman, OK) Rob Burns, of Plano, Texas, and Mike Burns, of Lucas, Texas, walked away with a prize package worth over $48,000 for winning the championship event of the 2015 Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's on June 14. The two-day event, being held on Lake Palestine, came complete with a fully-rigged RangerZ119C, Evinrude 225HP outboard and an additional $1,425 of Anglers Advantage money for a total prize package worth $48,425.
Tournament pays out over $319,000 to competitors
(Jun 15, 2015 - MOUNTAIN HOME, AR.) Pro-angler, Brad Dirkman, of, Underwood, Minnesota, brought in a two-day total of 26.83 pounds of walleye to win the pro-angler category of the Leech Lake event for the Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) at Walker, Minnesota, on June 13.
(Jun 15, 2015 - Hopkins, MN) WHAT: FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, is set to sign an agreement with South Korea to bring their internationally sanctioned bass-fishing tournaments to the Eastern Asian nation. The agreement will be signed by Jin-Soo Kang, CEO of MiruNamu, Inc., and Director of OBS broadcasting immediately preceding the June 26 weigh-in on the Walmart FLW Tour stage.
(Jun 15, 2015 - MARBURY, Md.) The sixth and final regular-season tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive Tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off June 25-28 with the Walmart FLW Tour at the Potomac River presented by Ranger Boats.
Tarpley wins co-angler title
(Jun 15, 2015 - CAMDEN, TN.) Edward Gettys of Columbia, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Music City Division tournament of 2015 on Kentucky Lake. For his victory, Gettys earned $4,601.
(Jun 15, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) A new exhibition of original paintings by premier sporting artist Stanley Meltzoff (1917-2006) has opened at the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History on the University of Minnesota campus. Titled THE GREAT SPORTING FISH, the show will run until August 30th.
(Jun 15, 2015 - LA CROSSE, WI.) Joe Pollak of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Great Lakes Division tournament of 2015 on the Mississippi River. For his victory, Pollak earned $4,498.
Brown wins co-angler title
(Jun 15, 2015 - SALISBURY, N.C.) Robert Barrett of Youngsville, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division tournament of 2015 on High Rock Lake. For his victory, Barrett earned $4,806.
Tennessee Pro Beats 145 Anglers, Wins $125,000 in Nationally Televised Event
(Jun 14, 2015 - Dayton, TN) FLW Tour pro Michael Wooley of Collierville, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 19 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Igloo Coolers. Wooley’s four-day total of 20 bass weighing 92-4 gave him a 1-pound, 6-ounce margin of victory over second place angler Livingston Lures pro Stetson Blaylock of Benton, Arkansas.
(Jun 14, 2015 - Lake Houston, TX) The day started with thunder, lightning and rain. but that all went away and it turned out to be a beautiful day to fish here on Lake Houston. Twelve individuals came out to participate in the fifth of eight individual tournaments.
(Jun 13, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) The Eastern Kentucky University team of Ethan Snyder of Flaherty, Kentucky, and Shaw Owens of Barboursville, Kentucky, won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Kentucky Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 21 pounds, 5 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Central Conference Championship tournament.
(Jun 13, 2015 - Dayton, TN) Pro Michael Wooley of Collierville, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday, weighing 23 pounds, 7 ounces, to retain his lead after day three of the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Igloo Coolers.
(Jun 12, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Overcoming a tournament handicap and applying angling ingenuity ranked ahead of a secret lure and technique for Jamie Laiche, overall winner of the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Central Divisional.
Arkansas’ LaFleur Wins Co-Angler Title, $25,000
(Jun 12, 2015 - DAYTON, TN.) Pro Michael Wooley of Collierville, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale weighing 23 pounds, 5 ounces to take the lead after day two of the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Igloo Coolers. Wooley’s two-day cumulative weight of 49-7 gives him a 4-pound, 2-ounce lead over second place pro Billy McDonald of Greenwood, Indiana, who has a two-day weight of 10 bass worth 45-5 as the tournament heads into the third day of competition.
(Jun 11, 2015 - Dayton, TN) Pro Billy McDonald of Greenwood, Indiana, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 29 pounds, 12 ounces – the third-largest stringer ever weighed on Lake Chickamauga in FLW competition – to grab the lead on day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Igloo Coolers.
(Jun 11, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Albert Collins is winning a numbers game he’d rather not play at the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Central Divisional on Ross Barnett Reservoir. Collins, of the Nacogdoches Bass Club, has a slim lead going into the final day with 27 pounds, 3 ounces. Less than one pound behind the Texan is Louisiana’s Jamie Laiche, with 26-6. Behind them is Wednesday’s leader Billy Lemon of Oklahoma with 24-5.
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