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Beginning July 28th Collegiate Bass Fishing Will Receive Unprecedented Exposure On Versus


(Jul. 23, 2009 - San Antonio, TX) Collegiate bass fishing will enter a new era of recognition and prestige when the Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship television series debuts on the Versus network. Almost 80 million households will have access to over 12 hours of programming featuring regional events held in Texas, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee. The series will culminate with extensive coverage of the largest collegiate bass fishing event ever held; the 2009 BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship contested at Lake Lewisville, Texas.

Beginning on July 28th, each 30-minute episode will premiere on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. EST and repeat the following Saturday at 12:30 p.m. EST. The series will conclude with an hour long special presentation that will air the afternoon of Saturday, October 3 and repeat the afternoon of Monday, October 5.

"The talented anglers showcased in this television series will receive the recognition they've earned and collegiate bass fishing as a whole will greatly benefit from the extensive national television exposure. This will ensure that collegiate bass fishing continues to grow at the incredibly fast pace we've seen in recent years," stated Wade Middleton, Tournament Director. Catch the 2009 BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship television series on Versus!

See the full schedule below....
AIR DATES EPISODE DESCRIPTION
July 28 @ 10:30am EST
August 1 @ 12:30pm EST
Sam Rayburn
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present the Stephen F Austin Bucketmouth Bass Tournament from Sam Rayburn reservoir. Featuring over 70 collegiate anglers from numerous universities fishing on one of the nation's most famous bass fisheries.
August 4 @ 10:30am EST
August 8 @ 12:30pm EST
Lake Dardanelle
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present the Arkansas Tech Invitational. Collegiate Bass fishing teams from across the nation gathered at Lake Dardanelle in Arkansas to fish in one of the oldest and most recognized college bass fishing events in the nation.
August 11 @ 10:30am EST
August 15 @ 12:30pm EST
Lone Star Spring Breakout, Stillhouse Hollow, TX
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present the ACA Lone Star Spring Breakout. Collegiate Bass fishing teams from across the State of Texas gathered at Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir just outside of Killen, TX to determine who is the best in Texas!
August22 @ 12:30pm EST
August 24 @ 9:30am EST
Tennessee River Rumble, Kentucky Lake
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present the ACA Tennessee River Rumble from Kentucky Lake. Teams from across the Midwest and South gathered on this world famous fishery to compete in a one day shootout for the right to be called the Tennessee River Rumble Champions.
August 25 @10:30am EST
August 29 @ 12:30pm EST
Lake Wilson
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present the Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series Championship from Lake Wilson, AL. Teams from across the Southeast qualified to compete for the right to be called the 2009 SCBFS champions.
Sept 1 @ 9:30am EST
Sept 5 @ 12:30pm EST
Lake Lewisville - Championship Day 1
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present day one action from Lake Lewisville, TX at the 2009 Boatels. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. This event features over 260 collegiate bass anglers from over 70 colleges nationwide and is widely regarded as collegiate bass fishing's premier event.
Sept 8 @ 10:30am EST
Sept 12 @ 12:30pm EST
Lake Lewisville - Championship Day 2
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present day two action from Lake Lewisville, TX at the 2009 BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. This event features over 260 collegiate bass anglers from over 70 colleges nationwide and is widely regarded as collegiate bass fishing's premier event.
Sept 15 @ 10:30am EST
(repeat)
Lake Lewisville - Championship Day 1
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present day one action from Lake Lewisville, TX at the 2009 Boatels. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. This event features over 260 collegiate bass anglers from over 70 colleges nationwide and is widely regarded as collegiate bass fishing's premier event.
Sept 29 @ 10:30am EST
Oct 3 @ 12:30pm EST
Lake Lewisville - Championship Day 2
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present day two action from Lake Lewisville, TX at the 2009 BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. This event features over 260 collegiate bass anglers from over 70 colleges nationwide and is widely regarded as collegiate bass fishing's premier event.
Oct 3 @ 2:00pm EST
Oct 5 @ 3:30pm EST
The Best Of - 1-hour Special
BoatU.S. and Association of Collegiate Anglers present a look back at the entire season of action from events across the nation before hitting the water at Lake Lewisville, TX where the 2009 BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championsare crowned.