Fishing & Boating News
(Mar 12, 2015 - Orange, TX) Many anglers don’t seem to know what to expect on the water during the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues in Orange, Texas, March 19-22.
Huge Lewis Smith Lake Spotted Bass Expected To Be Showcased
(Mar 12, 2015 - Jasper,AL) The second tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 26-29 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Evinrude. Hosted by the Chamber Commerce of Walker County, the tournament will feature 154 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.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 11, 2015
(Mar 12, 2015 - Quitman, TX) The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) has announced the concert lineup for the 2015 event, returning to Lake Fork on Memorial Day weekend, May 23 – 25, 2015. Concerts will be headlined by Billy Currington on Saturday, May 23; Lee Brice on Sunday, May 24 and Rodney Atkins and Joe Nichols finishing out the weekend on Monday, May 25.
(Mar 11, 2015 - CLARKSVILLE, TN.) As final remnants of last week’s snow and ice storm quickly are washed away and temperatures rise into the 60s, it is a reminder the 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.
(Mar 10, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, KY.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky Lake March 20-21 for the inaugural FLW College Fishing Open tournament. This is the first time FLW has hosted a college tournament that allows open registration from any eligible college teams, regardless of division or location. Anglers who finish within the top 10 automatically qualify for the 2016 FLW College Fishing National Championship while the champions take home a Ranger Z117 with a 90-horsepower Mercury or Evinrude outboard.
(Mar 10, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas) Are you ready to fish in the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Event of the 2015 season? As one of the most diverse college tournaments in the industry with over $20,000 in prizes the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley is excited for a weekend of big payouts and big bass!
Fishing University Stuart, FL May 29-31, 2015
(Mar 6, 2015 - Stuart, FL) Mothers, daughters, and families interested in learning to fish are invited to get away for a weekend of fishing and fun. This year's Treasure Coast award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!"® University is May 29-31 will be held at the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club, Stuart, FL.The weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip.
(Mar 6, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MS.) The timing of the March 12-14 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate bodes well for the anglers competing in the event. The venue, Mississippi’s 33,000-acre Ross Barnett Reservoir, should be more obliging than in the previous four Bassmaster tournaments held here.
(Mar 5, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League season will continue with six tournaments on Saturday, March 14.. The Arkie Division will take on Greers Ferry Lake, the LBL Division opens their season on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes, the Music City Division heads to Dale Hollow Lake, the Okie Division begins their season on Grand Lake, the Savannah River Division competes on Lake Russell, and the Volunteer Division starts their season on Lake Cherokee.
(Mar 4, 2015 - NATCHITOCHES, LA.) The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops heads to the Red River March 5-7. Although this is the inaugural Red River event for the Carhartt College Series, B.A.S.S. is certainly no stranger to the Red, which has hosted two Bassmaster Classics and several other professional Bassmaster tournaments.
(Mar 2, 2015 - Birmingham, AL) The Sabine River Challenge, kickoff to the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series season, will again be title sponsored by STARK Cultural Venues, B.A.S.S. announced today. The 2013 event held in Orange, Texas, shattered all previous Elite Series attendance records with 33,650 fans attending the four-day event. And, the venue is poised to break records again.
Manager named for new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World store opening in Round Rock, Texas Asa Ewing to lead team of more than 250 at the Bass Pro Shops retail store that will also feature the popular Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill.
(Feb 25, 2015 - ROUND ROCK, TX) Asa Ewing has been named store manager for the new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Round Rock, Texas, which will open in early summer. Ewing, who has more than 30 years of retail experience, will lead a team of 250 associates at the new 121,000-square- store located at 200 Bass Pro Drive.
(Feb 24, 2015 - Gainesville, GA.) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its season with three tournaments the weekend of Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015. The Bulldog Division tournament opens its season on Lake Lanier, the Choo Choo Division heads to Lake Guntersville and the Ozark Division kicks off their season on Grand Lake.
Warming Weather and Full Moon Could Produce Record Stringers
(Feb 20, 2015 - Kissimmee, FL) The first tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive Tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Mercury.
(Feb 18, 2015 - EUFAULA, AL.) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season with three tournaments the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. The Bama Division tournament will open their season on Lake Eufala, the Cowboy Division kicks off on Sam Rayburn Reservoir and the North Carolina division makes their first stop of the year at Lake Norman.
(Feb 17, 2015 - Kissimmee, FL) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2015 Florida State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Florida.
$5000 Easy Money.... $100,000 If You Can Handle the Pressure
(Feb 17, 2015 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) There's always a buzz in the arena at the final Bassmaster Classic weigh-in. Hoards of fans come to see the nations very best anglers compete for the Classic title and $300,000 winner's purse.
(Feb 13, 2015 - SPRINGFIELD, MO.) Officer Aaron Pearson was shot while on duty in Springfield. Groups from all areas have rallied in support to help Pearson and his family. Order of Police have teamed in a major fundraiser to benefit Springfield, Mo., police officer Aaron Pearson and his family. Pearson was seriously wounded late last month while responding to a burglary call.
(Feb 11, 2015 - Okeechobee, FL) The Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its 2015 tournament season the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 21 with a Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, Florida.
(Feb 11, 2015 - NORMAN, OK) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its second regular-season event of the 2015 tournament season on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Toledo Bend Reservoir. The fishery straddles the Texas/Louisiana border and is one of the world's premier bass fishing destinations.
Costa Bassmaster High School Southern Open to be held on Lake Martin out of Alexander City, Ala., Feb. 14.
(Feb 11, 2015 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) What was already shaping up to be a big event Saturday on Alabama’s Lake Martin got a major boost today when it was announced that Costa has signed on as the new title sponsor for the Bassmaster High School tournament program.
(Feb 11, 2015 - DENISON, TX) FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Texoma Feb. 21 for the second of three regular-season stops 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 Southern Conference Championship tournament.
Event Runs February 12-16; Includes Exclusive Retail Sales Promotions
(Feb 10, 2015 - Flippin, AR) Boat show season is the time of the year when boat buyers often find the best deals on the newest boats. For legendary manufacturer Ranger Boats, 2015 is no exception.
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale Feb 19-22, 2015
(Feb 4, 2015 - Phoenix, AZ) The Phoenix Sportsmen’s Exposition and Arizona Boat Show offers free parking, 300+ product and destination companies, the valley’s top dealers of sport and fishing boats, plus free activities to entertain and educate hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts.
(Feb 4, 2015 - MARSHALL COUNTY, AL.) Lake Guntersville, site of the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro, has been selected to host the 2015 Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship.
(Feb 3, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 14 with two events. An Arkie Division tournament will be held on Lake Ouachita in Mount Ida, Arkansas, while the South Carolina Division will compete on Lake Murray in Prosperity, South Carolina. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day events.
(Feb 3, 2015 - DelRio, TX) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Lake Amistad Feb. 12-14 for a tournament presented by Frabill when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2015 in the Texas Division.
(Jan 27, 2015 - ) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 with two events. The Choo Choo Division tournament will be held on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Alabama, while the Savannah River Division will compete on Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day events.
(Jan 27, 2015 - Lake Havasu City, Az.) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Lake Havasu Feb. 5-7 for a tournament presented by Mercury Marine when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2015 in the Western Division.
(Jan 27, 2015 - Lake Havasu City, Az.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Havasu Feb. 7 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Western Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the Western Conference Championship tournament.
(Jan 22, 2015 - Ponca City, OK) The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW is pleased to host the 2015 Student Angler Federation (SAF) NEW YORK and VERMONT HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP on Sunday, July 12th 2015 at the St. Johnsville, Marina located at 12 Marina Drive in St. Johnsville, NY.
(Jan 22, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that the annual FLW Will Fish For Kids charity bass-fishing tournament held each year on Beaver Lake in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour has been renamed the FLW Will Fish for Kids – Bill Kerr Memorial Charity Tournament to honor northwest Arkansas luminary Bill Kerr.
Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for first TXTT event of 2015
(Jan 21, 2015 - Norman, OK) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its first regular-season event of the 2015 tournament season on Saturday, Jan. 31, at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The iconic Texas fishery is situated between Beaumont and Longview and remains one of the most popular destinations in the world for competitive bass fishermen.
(Jan 14, 2015 - Fort Myers, FL) Join local recreational anglers, fishing celebrities, political figures and other media for the launch of the inaugural Coastal Conservation Association Florida State-wide Tournament (STAR).
Record-breaking Field Set To Compete In Season Opener
(Jan 14, 2015 - Clewiston, FL) A full field of 250 boats – the largest Rayovac FLW Series field of all-time – will open the 2015 season at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, as the Rayovac FLW Series season kicks off Jan. 22-24 in a tournament presented by Power-Pole, the first stop in the Southeast Division.
SAVE THE DATE, MARCH 21, 2015
(Jan 15, 2015 - Neches River, Jacksonville, TX) Have you ever thought of paddling down the Neches River? Here is your opportunity. The public is invited to help launch the new Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail at a Launch Event Saturday, March 21, 2015!
Orlando is the 2015 Destination for ICAST (the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades)
Mark your calendar for the world’s largest sport fishing trade event
(Jan 14, 2015 - Alexandria, VA) Now is the time to mark your calendar for the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show. Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the trade group that represents the sportfishing industry, ICAST will be held July 14 – 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
presented by Berkley
(Jan 13, 2015 - San Antonio, TX) The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series will kick off the 2015 season with one of the most diverse fishing tournaments in college fishing. The Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley offers every competitor the chance to win at eight total weigh-ins. The tournament will consist of a two-day, individual big bass format with weigh-in sessions every two hours of each competition day.
(Jan 9, 2015 - Kissimmee,FL) Anglers competing in the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate on Lake Tohopekaliga are going to find a different body of water than they experienced in last season’s event.
Casa de Campo Dominican Republic
(Jan 9, 2015 - La Romana, Dominican Republic) Just a friendly reminder that registration for the March 17th thru 22nd Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic expires at midnight January 31st (EST).
(Jan 8, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced today that the internationally televised 2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship being held on Lake Murray, originally scheduled for April 17-19, has been moved up one day and will now take place April 16-18 in conjunction with the University of South Carolina baseball team’s three-game series against Vanderbilt.
(Jun. 06, 2014 - DAYTON, TN.) In bass fishing, BASSfest is the new black. June 11-15 in Dayton, Tenn., BASSfest will be the latest innovation in pro fishing. Part competition, part festival, the five-day event will feature 140 of the best anglers in the game.
Go fishing on June 7, and you just might win one of many exciting prizes
(Jun. 06, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) Saturday, June 7, 2014 is the first-ever KeepAmericaFishing Day and is being held in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week. This is a day for avid and novice anglers alike to show their support of recreational fishing by getting out on the water. Anglers are asked to come to www.KeepAmericaFishing.org/fishing-day and share their experiences including photos and other highlights. Just by sharing, anglers are eligible to win prizes from KeepAmericaFishing and its partners.
(Jun. 06, 2014 - DAYTON, TN) College anglers preparing for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional June 12-13 might have to spend a little more time researching the remote Watts Bar Reservoir.
(Jun. 06, 2014 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2014 Walmart BFL season continues with five tournaments on Saturday, June 14. The Cowboy division will fish on the Red River, the Ozark division is headed to Lake Truman, the Shenandoah division will take on the Potomac River, the South Carolina division will meet on Lake Wateree and the Volunteer division will continue their season on Cherokee Lake.
The Expo returns to The Plantation on Crystal River with fly casting and fly tying workshops for men, women, and children of all skill levels
(May. 28, 2014 - Crystal River, FL) Organizers for the fifth annual Florida Fly Fishing Expo have selected world renowned fly fishing experts Bob Clouser of Pennsylvania and Wanda Taylor of Georgia as special guest instructors at the Oct. 10-11, 2014 Expo at The Plantation on Crystal River.
(May. 30, 2014 - DAYTON, TN.) Thousands of fishing fans are expected to gather in Dayton, Tenn., to celebrate summer during the first BASSfest June 11-15. In addition to cheering on their favorite professional anglers competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Chickamauga Lake, BASSfest visitors will be able to enjoy an outdoors expo, where the newest boats, motors, fishing tackle, lures and other sporting goods will be on display and for sale.
Increased contingency payouts offer multiple opportunities to win cash and prizes
(May. 28, 2014 - NORMAN, OK.) The Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's will host its championship event of the 2014 tournament season at Toledo Bend Reservoir, June 7-8. The two-day championship will feature over 100% payout including two fully-rigged Ranger boats guaranteed.
Top weekend anglers competing for $120,000 and spot in Forrest Wood Cup
(May. 28, 2014 - FLORENCE, AL.) One of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing, the Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy, will visit Wilson Lake in Florence, Ala., June 5-7.
(May. 28, 2014 - ROGERSVILLE, AL.) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, will host a Student Angler Federation High School Fishing Open on Wheeler Lake in Rogersville, Ala., June 8.
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