Fishing & Boating News
(May 3, 2017 - Dayton, TN.) Day One of the Costa FLW Series event on Lake Chickamauga presented by Lowrance, scheduled to start Thursday, has been canceled due to strong winds.
(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.
More Than 100 Outdoor Recreation Executives Sign Letter Urging the Administration to Keep the “Great” in the Great Outdoors
(May 3, 2017 - Alexandria, VA) In an open letter published in the Wall Street Journal, executives from more than 100 outdoor recreation industry companies praised the agenda being set by Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Beans, Bullets or Band-Aids, Plano’s new military-spec Field Locker Waterproof Ammo Box protects contents in all conditions
(May 3, 2017 - Plano, IL) Plano’s venerable 1312, 1712 and 1612 Field/Ammo Boxes have served hunters and shooters around the world for over a decade. These practical, molded-plastic ammo cans are durable, won’t rust, and provide a secure and economical means of storing and transporting ammunition and other shooting accessories. Specifically, worldwide sales of the big Model 1612 .50 cal. Ammo Box have sealed its status as a shooter-preferred favorite.
SOUTH FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL WINS TBF HIGH SCHOOL FISHING SOUTH CAROLINA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AT LAKE MURRAY
(May 3, 2017 - PROSPERITY, S.C.) The South Florence High School duo of Tommy Floyd of Coward, South Carolina, and James Gibbons of Timmonsville, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 3 ounces, to win the 2017 TBF High School Fishing South Carolina State Championship tournament on Lake Murray in Prosperity, South Carolina. The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.
(May 3, 2017 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL.) Josh Williams, of Kingston, Oklahoma, and Michael Roger, of Lafayette, Louisiana, weighed 22.66 pounds to win the final regular-season event of the Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's (TXTT) on April 29 at Lake Texoma. The winning anglers won a brand-new Triton 189TRX. By participating in the Evinrude contingency program, the anglers upgraded to a 225 horsepower Evinrude outboard. The total boat and motor package is valued at $32,395.
(May 3, 2017 - Morehead, KY) Out of the ordinary summer like air and water temperatures welcomed the Professional Musky Tournament Trails 110 teams registered to kick off the 2017 season at the PMTT Vitaminerals Spring Shootout on Cave Run Lake in Morehead, Ky April 29th & 30th.
Rayburn Team #3
(May 2, 2017 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) But that didn't stop the Team of Rusty Clark & Cory Rambo the AQ Anglers of the Year from bring in the First place stringer of 5 fish that weighed 20.96 lbs. And they caught the Biggest bass of the day, a nice 6.30 lb'er. These guys are just that good !!!
(May 2, 2017 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) The young man from Rio Vista Texas, Kyle Hall came in with 5 beautiful fish weighing a whopping 25.07 lbs. What a fantastic day for this young man.... Kyle reported catching them in approximately 10 minutes time..... he said he was fishing north on a bridge with deep diving crank baits in about 30 ft of water.
Illinois’ Overton Takes Co-angler Title
(May 2, 2017 - La Crosse. WI) Cade Laufenberg of Winona, Minnesota, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Great Lakes Division opener presented by Navionics on the Mississippi River Saturday after weighing five bass totaling 22 pounds, 3 ounces. For his victory, Laufenberg took home $6,016.
Community College of Baltimore County Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Opener on Smith Mountain Lake
(May 2, 2017 - BEDFORD, Va.) The Community College of Baltimore County duo of Michael Duarte and Matthew Iman, both of Baltimore, Maryland, won the YETI FLW College Fishing Northern Conference opener on Smith Mountain Lake Saturday after weighing a five bass-limit totaling 17 pounds, 13 ounces. The win earned their club a $2,000 scholarship and advanced the team to the 2018 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
Alabama’s Davenport Grabs Co-angler Title
(May 2, 2017 - Winchester, TN) Greg Rollins of Monteagle, Tennessee, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division tournament on Tims Ford Reservoir after weighing five bass Saturday totaling 15 pounds, 15 ounces. Rollins pocketed $3,426 for his win.
FLW Will Fish For Kids Charity Tournament Crosses $1 Million Donation Mark to Arkansas Children's Hospital
Honorary Chairperson FLW Tour pro James Watson Leads Charge To Raise More Than $60,000 in 2017 Event
(May 2, 2017 - ROGERS, AR.) Every year the FLW Tour makes an annual trek to northwest Arkansas to visit Beaver Lake. However, the action doesn’t stop after the tournament is finished. The FLW Will Fish for Kids (WFFK) Bill Kerr Memorial Charity Tournament Lake, presented by Quaker State, took place on Beaver Lake Monday following the conclusion of the Beaver Lake Tour stop.
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(May 1, 2017 - Crosslake, MN) It’s a mad mad video world; a YouTube nation; a virtual way of life. See something weird or wild? You capture it with your phone or your camera. Upload. Share. View. Go viral. Within minutes, the whole world’s seen it, while legions of would-be documentarians stand ready to record the next wow moment.
(May 1, 2017 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Severe storms may have caused the postponement of the final round of fishing Sunday, but nothing could stop Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Dustin Connell of Clanton, Ala., from claiming victory in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett.
Southwest Mississippi Community College & Bryan College Claim 2nd & 3rd, respectively
(May 1, 2017 - San Antonio, TX) The Texas Collegiate Challenge presented by Abu Garcia is officially in the books. With four of the top ranked teams in the nation, according to the Cabela's School of the Year race, traveling to Lake Texoma, the field was loaded with bass fishing talent.
(May 1, 2017 - Wagoner, OK) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today that the YETI FLW College Fishing tournament scheduled for Fort Gibson Lake on Saturday, May 6 has been rescheduled for Oct. 14, 2017 due to the flooding and dangerous conditions currently wreaking havoc in the Ozark region.
North Carolina’s Jones Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division Event on Lake Gaston
(May 1, 2017 - BRACEY, Va.) Raymond Jones III of Statesville, North Carolina, took top honors at the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Lake Gaston Saturday after bringing a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 11 ounces to the scale. For his win, Jones pocketed $7,473.
(Apr 30, 2017 - ) FAN wrapped up the 2016/17 season with Chase for the Champions Tournament and FANally Open Tournament on Lake Belton with over $6000,00 in scholarships and prizes
Pro Angler Earns Title in His Return Season to Tour after 14-year Hiatus
(Apr 30, 2017 - Rodgers, AR) Pro Johnny McCombs of Morris, Alabama, weighed in just two bass totaling 5 pounds, 4 ounces Sunday, but it was enough to win the $100,000 prize at the FLW Tour event at Beaver Lake presented by General Tire.
(Apr 30, 2017 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Due to unsafe weather conditions, the final round of the 2017 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett has been postponed until Monday, May 1.
(Apr 29, 2017 - Dayton, TN.) A field of 347 boats and 1,033 total participants took part in Saturday’s Costa Bassmaster High School Southern Open presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods on Chickamauga Lake.
(Apr 29, 2017 - OROVILLE, CA.) California and Arizona will both be sending teams to the 2017 Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods this summer in Tennessee.
(Apr 29, 2017 - RIDGELAND, MS.) For the second day in a row, Alabama native Dustin Connell is leading the fourth Bassmaster Elite Series event of his life. The 26-year-old rookie is closing in on his first victory and the $100,000 first-place prize at the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett.
Oklahoma’s Slaton Wins Co-angler Title, $20,000
(Apr 28, 2017 - Rodgers, AR) Pro Cody Meyer of Auburn, California, caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 8 ounces Friday to retain his lead in the FLW Tour event at Beaver Lake with a two-day catch of 10 bass weighing 28-9. He now holds a slim 3-ounce lead over second place pro Jason Reyes of Huffman, Texas, in the four-day event, presented by General Tire, that features a field of 161 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals casting for a top award of up to $125,000.
(Apr 28, 2017 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Twenty-six-year-old Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Dustin Connell took over the lead on Friday’s second round of competition at the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett.
Oklahoma’s Slaton Leads Co-Anglers
(Apr 28, 2017 - ROGERS, AR.) Pro Cody Meyer of Auburn, California, caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce Thursday to take the lead on opening day of the four-day FLW Tour event at Beaver Lake. The event, presented by General Tire, features a field of 322 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.
(Apr 27, 2017 - RIDGELAND, MSs.) While 33,000 acres of fishable water seems like it should easily support a 109-angler field, most Elite Series anglers would say they’re sharing water at the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Ross Barnett.
(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.
Affordable autopilot system designed specifically for small- to medium-sized vessels
(Apr 27, 2017 - WILSONVILLE, OR) Nobody wakes up at 4 AM to go steering. Operating the boat is simply a means to an end—like getting on a hot bite before anyone else, or making that next port of call on time.
(Apr 26, 2017 - Alexandria, VA) Senior recreation industry corporate and trade association officials met with Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday, April 24, capping a full and encouraging day of discussions with administration officials. The meetings were organized by the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) and began in Shenandoah National Park. Twelve hours later, the day’s discussions concluded in Zinke’s offices in downtown Washington, D.C.
(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.
(Apr 26, 2017 - Recreation Expansion and Improvements Alexandria,) Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service met with more than 30 representatives of the outdoor recreation industry at Shenandoah National Park April 24 to discuss improving visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters. The meeting was hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) at Skyland Resort – operated by National Park concessioner Delaware North.
(Apr 24, 2017 - Houston County Lake, TX) But that didn't keep the 16 Individuals from coming out to fish the 4th Anglers Quest Individual event on Lake Houston..... With the families of those involved in the boating accident heavy on our hearts and minds, take off was at 6:25 am with the wind blowing gust of up to 15+ mph....
Livingston Team #4
(Apr 24, 2017 - Lake Livingston, TX) Kyle Nitschke & Tyler Goetzman from Willis Tx., had no idea that their 12.40 lb limit would not only hold a money spot, but actually win.....lol.... They won $1,130.00......
(Apr 22, 2017 - East Ridge, TN) John Cox is one of the more laid-back professional anglers you’ll find. But from the start of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open No. 2, he was confused.
Ohio Angler Tops Pro Field, Wins $42,400 and New Ranger Boat
(Apr 22, 2017 - Grove, OK) Pro Nick Prvonozac of Warren, Ohio, won the Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division tournament on Grand Lake presented by Ranger Boats Saturday after weighing a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 10 ounces. Prvonozac’s two-day total of 10 bass weighing 36 pounds, 6 ounces was enough to earn him $42,400 and a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.
(Apr 22, 2017 - Redding, CA.) Today, the Chico State team of Tyler Firebaugh and Chad Sweitzer won the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops. Their five-bass limit of 10 pounds, 14 ounces, brought their three-day total to 36-5.
(Apr 22, 2017 - Redding, CA.) Building contractor Nick Wood of Yreka, Calif., lead the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional presented by Magellan at Lake Shasta, California, from start to finish. A day after Wood helped the California B.A.S.S. Nation team claim a victory, he earned the individual title for himself with a three-day total of 37 pounds, 1 ounce.
Southern Open #2
(Apr 21, 2017 - Dayton, TN.) Friday is “Moving Day” in each of the nine Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens held throughout the year. When an angler makes a mark on the first day, continued success on Friday almost always is the difference in surviving the cut to 12 or heading home.
(Apr 21, 2017 - Edgewater,FL.) There's a new champion on the scene: The Boston Whaler 240 Dauntless Pro, a boat designed to maximize fishing success—inshore, offshore and anywhere in between. Unrivaled Boston Whaler hull construction combines with innovative, purpose-driven design to satisfy the needs of serious anglers, without sacrificing comfort or style.
(Apr 21, 2017 - Redding, CA.) Loud screams echoed across Lake Shasta today during the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops. The reason for the elation was the enormous 9-pound, 10-ounce, spotted bass boated by the Chico State team of Tyler Firebaugh and Chad Sweitzer.
(Apr 21, 2017 - Redding, CA.) The Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional presented by Magellan at Lake Shasta may be the most closely contested B.A.S.S. Nation tournament ever. After 11 teams battled for two days on Lake Shasta, the California B.A.S.S. Nation team claimed first place with 293 pounds, 12 ounces, besting second place Utah by a mere 7 ounces.
(Apr 21, 2017 - GROVE, OK.) Four anglers are recovering today after a boating accident on Thursday at the Costa FLW Series at Grand Lake sent three of them to the hospital.
(Apr 21, 2017 - Grove, OK) Day Two of the Costa FLW Series event on Grand Lake presented by Ranger Boats has been canceled due to severe thunderstorms and lightning.
(Apr 20, 2017 - Houston County Lake, TX) There were 44 fishermen, (22 Boats) that showed up to fish the 5th Anglers Quest Tuesday Night Series Tournament !!!!
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