Fishing & Boating News
MLF 2022 Builders FirstSource Patriot Cup Filmed in Dallas Set to Premiere Saturday on Outdoor Channel
(Apr 7, 2022 - DALLAS, Texas) The Major League Fishing (MLF) 2022 Builders FirstSource Patriot Cup Presented by Guaranteed Rate, filmed over six days in November in the Dallas area, is set to premiere this Saturday, April 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on the Outdoor Channel and on-demand on the MyOutdoorTV (MOTV) streaming app.
Virginia's James River will host the St. Croix Bassmaster Northern Open presented by Mossy Oak Fishing April 14-16, 2022.
(Apr 6, 2022 - RICHMOND, Va.) Independent thinking is the cornerstone of competitive fishing. However, anglers may find that going with the flow leads to success at the St. Croix Bassmaster Northern Open at James River presented by Mossy Oak Fishing.
To Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary Bass Pro Shops Announces the World's Fishing Fair: The Greatest Show & Sale on Earth, Plan Now To Attend, March 30-April 3, 2022
The Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters—to host one-of-a-kind celebration of fishing, conservation, the great outdoors and the company’s 50th anniversary
(Mar 11, 2022 - SPRINGFIELD, Mo.) Live from the Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, Missouri—the fishing capital of the world and headwaters of the largest conservation movement that our country has seen in decades—the Fair is headlined by concerts from country music superstars — exhibitions, fishing personalities and unbeatable savings.
Lake County, Florida Set to Host MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Bass Boat MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Bass Boat Technologies Stop 2 on the Harris Chain of Lakes
Second Stop of 2022 Season Showcases 158 Professional Anglers Competing Over Four Days for Top Prize of $135,000 and Season Purse of More Than $6 Million
(Mar 11,2022 - LEESBURG, Fla.) Major League Fishing (MLF) is set to return to Lake County, Florida, this week, March 13-16, for the second event of the 2022 MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Presented by Fuel Me regular-season – the Bass Boat Technologies Stop 2 on the Harris Chain of Lakes Presented by Frogg Toggs.
(Feb 25, 2022 - GREENVILLE, S.C.) More water and warmth may be the key factors when the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk visits Lake Hartwell for the fourth time in the event’s storied history.
MLF Adjusts Competition Hours for Championship Round at Bass Pro Tour Toro Stage Two on Lake Fork Presented by Grundéns
(Feb 24, 2022 - Lake Fork, Tx) Major League Fishing officials have adjusted the start times for Friday’s Championship Round of the Bass Pro Tour Toro Stage Two on Lake Fork Presented by Grundéns, due to the icy road and ramp conditions.
(Feb 24, 2022 - | Haslet | TX) Bass Champs Tournament Trails this Saturday (2/26) on Lake Fork has been postponed Due to forecasted hazardous road conditions in North Texas and surronding states we are postponing the Lake Fork event for the safety of our anglers and staff.
Major League Fishing Announces Cancellation of REDCREST 2021 Outdoor Sports Expo, Confirms Tulsa for REDCREST 2022
Expo Scheduled for February 26-28 in Tulsa Cancelled, REDCREST 2021 – the Bass Pro Tour Championship – to Proceed as Scheduled on Grand Lake
(Dec 8, 2020 - TULSA, Okla.) Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today that the REDCREST 2021 Outdoor Sports Expo, scheduled to be held Feb. 26-28, 2021 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been cancelled. REDCREST 2021, the MLF Bass Pro Tour Championship, will proceed as scheduled on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees showcasing the top 40 Bass Pro Tour anglers from the 2020 season competing for the REDCREST title and the top prize of $300,000.
(Oct 26, 2020 - PressRelease-header.png Cherokee Lake.jpegTenn) Smallmouth and largemouth bass both abound on Cherokee Lake, but Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Mullins believes it’ll take a mix of both to excel when the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open visits this Holston River reservoir.
MLF Announces 2021 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Schedule, Entry Dates and Advancement Opportunities
Qualification Opportunity for the Toyota Series Championship and Potential to Win $235,000, Including a $35,000 Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
(Oct 21, 2020 - BENTON, Ky.) Major League Fishing announced today the schedule, rules, payouts and entry dates for the 2021 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine, offering weekend anglers the best payouts and advancement
(Oct 21, 2020 - MONROE, Tenn.) The 2020 Toyota Series Central Division will wrap up its season in Monroe, Tennessee next week (Oct. 29-31) with the Toyota Series at Dale Hollow Lake. Hosted by the Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce, the three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing pros and co-anglers casting for a top prize of up to $65,000, plus a $35,000 bonus if the winner is a qualified Phoenix Boat owner.
Angler of the year title up for grabs
(Oct 20, 2020 - SPRINGFIELD, Mo) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's will host its championship event on October 24-25 at Choke Canyon Reservoir. The two-day event wraps up the 2020 season and will determine the 2020 Lucas Oil Team of the Year.
(Oct 13, 2020 - DAYTON, Tenn.) Buddy Gross is hoping everything’s cool at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Chickamauga Lake; but not for any concern over camaraderie or sportsmanship. Rather, the Elite Series rookie from Chickamauga, Ga., is eager for a healthy dose of the seasonal chill.
October 23, 24 & 25
(Oct 12, 2020 - Morehead,KY) On October 23, 24 & 25 beautiful Cave Run Lake near Morehead, Kentucky will be the host of the Professional Musky Tournament Trails Ranger Boats World Championship.
(Oct 6, 2020 - OSAGE BEACH, Mo.) The 2020 Toyota Series Plains Division will continue with a tournament this weekend in Osage Beach, Missouri, with the Toyota Series at Lake of the Ozarks. Hosted by the Tri-County Lodging Association, the three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing pros and co-anglers casting for a top prize of up to $65,000, plus a $35,000 bonus if the winner is a qualified Phoenix Boat owner.
Pro Circuit Championship to Showcase 50 Pros Competing on Mississippi River for $235,000 Top Prize
(Sep 24, 2020 - LA CROSSE, Wis.) FLW and Explore La Crosse announced Thursday that the 2021 Tackle Warehouse TITLE, the Pro Circuit Championship, will be held Aug. 17-22, 2021, on the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Although FLW’s top championship has been held on the Mississippi River once before – in Moline, Illinois in 1998 – this event marks the first time that FLW has hosted its premier event in La Crosse.
Tournament to Be Held at Counce’s Newly-Renovated Pickwick Landing State Park
(Sep 23, 2020 - COUNCE, Tenn.) FLW and the Hardin County Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday that Counce, Tennessee, will host the prestigious 2021 Toyota Series Championship, Oct. 28-30, 2021, on Pickwick Lake. Description automatically generated
(Sep 23, 2020 - HUNTERSVILLE, N.C) The 2020 Toyota Series Eastern Division will wrap up their season with a tournament next week in Huntersville, North Carolina, Oct. 1-3, with the Toyota Series at Lake Norman. Hosted by Visit Lake Norman, Charlotte & Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, the three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing pros and co-anglers casting for a top prize of up to $65,000, plus a $35,000 bonus if the winner is a qualified Phoenix Boat owner.
(Sep 23, 2020 - HENDERSON, Nev.) Grass-roots anglers from nine Western states will take to the iconic waters of Nevada’s Lake Mead Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2020 for the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Western Regional. Recently named one of the Best Western Bass Lakes of the Decade by Bassmaster Magazine, Lake Mead was the site of the first Bassmaster Classic back in 1971.
38th Annual Grassroots Bass-Fishing Championship to be held in Dandridge
(Sep 23, 2020 - DANDRIDGE, Tenn.) FLW announced Tuesday that the 38th annual Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American will be held on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake in 2021. The tournament, scheduled for June 3-5, showcases the nation’s best weekend anglers and awards the winner a $120,000 cash award,
(Sep 22, 2020 - ) Eight Alabama natives will be among the field when 85 of the world’s best anglers take to the historic waters of Lake Guntersville Sept. 30 - Oct. 3 for the NOCO Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, kicking off a busy schedule of fall derbies across the South.
Nation’s Top Collegiate Bass Anglers to Visit Oklahoma for Three-Day Tournament in Grove
(Sep 21, 2020 - Grove, OK) – FLW announced Monday that the 12th annual Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship will be held on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees in 2021. The tournament, slated for March 3-5
(Sep 15, 2020 - CLEARLAKE, Calif.) The 2020 Toyota Series Western Division will finish out their season with a tournament next week in Clearlake, California, Sept. 24-26, with the Toyota Series at Clear Lake. The three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing pros and co-anglers casting for a top prize of up to $65,000, plus a $35,000 bonus if the winner is a qualified Phoenix Boat owner.
(Sep 10, 2020 - Benton,KY) Major League Fishing (MLF) and FLW announced today the 2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit schedule, kicking off February 11 at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, and wrapping up August 1 at the St. Lawrence River in Massena, New York.
Hurricane Michael Presents New Fishery to Pro Bass Anglers at Tournament presented by Costa
(Mar 1, 2019 - BAINBRIDGE, GA.) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, is set to continue the 2019 FLW Tour season – the 24th season of the competitive Tour – next week, March 7-10, with the FLW Tour at Lake Seminole presented by Costa.
FLW Postpones T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Ozark Division Opener on Lake of the Ozarks Due to Extreme Cold
(Mar 1, 2019 - Lake of the Ozarks, MO) WHAT: The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division opener on Lake of the Ozarks presented by Navionics, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 2, has been postponed until Saturday, May 18, due to extremely cold conditions.
(Feb 24, 2019 - The Florida Keys) M— One of the largest fun fish tournaments in the Middle Keys, the 13th annual Tom Thumb Marathon Offshore Bull and Cow Dolphin Tournament, is to challenge anglers Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5, in Marathon.
(Feb 22, 2019 - Flippin, AR) Longtime Ranger pro angler David Fritts has been selected for induction into the 2019 Bass Fishing Hall of Fame class. Fritts has had a successful career fishing Bassmaster series and the FLW Tour for more than 20 years.
Bassmaster Central Open of the season on Louisiana's Toledo Bend Reservoir Feb. 20-22.
(Feb 15, 2019 - MANY, La.) Giant Bass Will Greet Anglers At Bassmaster Central Open On Toledo Bend Reservoir MANY, La. — Fireworks. That’s what anglers competing in the 2019 Basspro.com Bassmaster Central Open at Toledo Bend can expect next week. Less than 75 days into the year, the lake has already given up 22 largemouth over 10 pounds, with the biggest weighing 11.49 pounds.
YETI FLW College Fishing tournament set for Friday, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Open tournament to follow Saturday
(Feb 13, 2019 - Lufkin, TX) YETI FLW College Fishing tournament set for Friday, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Open tournament to follow Saturday
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(Feb 3, 2019 - PALATKA, Fl.) The St. Johns River has been a familiar destination for the Bassmaster Elite Series since the circuit first visited there in 2011.
(Feb 3, 2019 - KEY LARGO, Florida Keys) Organizers of the Jimmy Johnson Fishing Championship Week, scheduled March 2-9, are offering what is believed to be the largest guaranteed purse winnings in Florida tournament history — $1.75 million.
Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley To Be Held on Kentucky Lake in March
(Jan 28, 2019 - San Antonio, TX) Starting today, collegiate anglers nationwide will be able to register for the Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley. The event, hosted by Henry County Tourism Authority, will include an angler appreciation banquet in Paris, Tennessee the night before the event, as well as two days of fishing on Kentucky Lake.
Second Stop of 2019 Tour Season Brings Bass Fishing Action and Family Fun to Kissimmee Area
(Jan 27, 2019 - KISSIMMEE, Fl) The Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour, professional bass fishing’s most lucrative tournament circuit, heads to Lake Toho, Feb. 7-10, for the FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Ranger Boats.
(Jan 27, 2019 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL) The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast March 23-24, 2019 for their saltwater fishing seminar weekend. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation, networking and optional guided boat fishing.
*Urgent Notice*. Due to expected high winds, the Amistad Bass Champs event this Saturday- Rescheduled to June 1st.
(Jan 16, 2019 - Lake Amistad,TX) **URGENT NOTICE** Due to forecast of winds Up to 50 mph for this Saturday (1/19) the event on Amistad has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 1st on Lake Amistad, Diablo East ramp. Our first event of the South region will now kick-off at Lake Falcon, February 23rd.
High Water Levels and Wintertime Temperatures to Keep Pros Guessing at Tournament presented by Polaris
(Dec 27, 2018 - Brookland,TX) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, is set to launch the 2019 FLW Tour season – the 24th season of the competitive Tour – Jan. 10-13, with the FLW Tour at Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Polaris.
(Dec 2, 2018 - Bainbridge, Ga.) The Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Seminole is a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. Registration for anglers and their coach, who will provide the boat they compete in, is online at FLWFishing.com. Takeoff will be at Bainbridge Earle May Boat Basin at 7:30 a.m. EST and the weigh-in will also be held at the access, beginning at 3:30 p.m. High School Fishing takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public.
(Dec 2, 2018 - Leesburg, FL) The 2018 B.A.S.S. tournament schedule that began in January and crisscrossed the country through 17 states over 10 months will reach its conclusion with the Bassmaster Team Championship on Dec. 5-8 at Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes.
(Nov 16, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization announced today a greatly expanded FLW Live schedule for the 2019 season as part of its commitment to growing the sport of tournament bass fishing and bringing more publicity to the anglers who fish its circuits.
(Oct 31, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) Just when it seemed B.A.S.S. couldn’t possibly provide more competitive opportunities for anglers, the organization announced today that it will be adding a Junior Bassmaster Division to its annual slate of events in the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series.
The event, which was originally scheduled to take place on Cross Lake Saturday, Nov. 10, was moved to Sunday, Nov. 4, to avoid overlapping with the duck season opener.
(Oct 24, 2018 - Many,LA) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) High School Fishing will continue the 2018 fishing season with the upcoming Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Toledo Bend Lake Open bass-fishing tournament presented by Costa.
(Oct 24, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) After a one-year experiment with a Bassmaster Opens Championship, B.A.S.S. is returning to the popular “win-and-you’re-in” qualifying system from the Opens to the Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.
(Oct 24, 2018 - MANY, La.) The YETI FLW College Fishing season will continue with an event next week, Nov. 3, at the YETI FLW College Fishing on Toledo Bend Lake presented by Bass Pro Shops.
Lake Chickamauga to Host T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Regional Championship Presented by Realtree Fishing
(Oct 21, 2018 - Dayton, TN) The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) will take on Lake Chickamauga Oct. 25-27 for one of six BFL Regional Championship Tournaments.
Lake Guntersville Set to Host Costa FLW Series Championship Date: October 18, 2018 at 11:25:38 AM CDT
(Oct 21, 2018 - Guntersville, AL.) More than 200 of the top semi-professional bass anglers from both the United States and around the world will visit the Guntersville area Nov. 1-3 for the 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship at Lake Guntersville.
Announces Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates For 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing
(Oct 4, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Announces Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates For 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing, Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing
Top 2 Pros from Each U.S. Division and 2019 Co-angler Champion Advance to the 2020 Forrest Wood Cup
(Oct 3, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced Wednesday the Costa FLW Series rules, entry fees and payouts for the 2019 season, including new Forrest Wood Cup advancement opportunities and larger first-place awards.
Beat Five Anglers From Your Regional at the All-American and Advance to the FLW Series Championship
(Oct 3, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced today the schedule, rules and increased regional payouts for the 2019 T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL), which includes the opportunity to fish 10 no-entry-fee championships awarding more than $3 million.
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