Fishing & Boating News
(Feb 4, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) A.R.E. Accessories, the Ohio-based maker of truck caps and tonneau covers, has signed on as the title sponsor for the Elite tournament May 12-15 on Toledo Bend, B.A.S.S. announced today.
Bass Pro Shops event offers free family-friendly activities, seminars, and Bassmaster University
(Feb 4, 2016 - ) Bass Pro Shops 2016 Spring Fishing Classic is a celebration of America’s real national pastime—fishing. This free event will be held Feb. 12 – 21 in 76 Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. and Canada except for Anchorage, Alaska, Toronto and Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Moncton/Dieppe, New Brunswick, and Rocky View, Calgary, where the event will be hosted March 4 – 13.
(Feb 1, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels will be the presenting sponsor for the first Elite Series event of 2016, set for March 17-20 in Palatka on Florida’s St. Johns River, B.A.S.S. announced today.
LLGF University April 29-May 1
(Jan 29, 2016 - Fort Lauderdale, FL) Women, men and teens are invited to tackle fishing skills at the South Florida "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" University, April 29-May 1, 2016 at the I.T. Parker Community Center, Dania Beach, FL. Hosted by the nonprofit organization, the weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip.
Proceeds from highly rated novel goes to wounded veterans’ program
(Jan 28, 2016 - ) One of the world’s most successful businessmen, avid fishermen, sports team owners and five-time author is making another stop on his book tour, Friday afternoon, January 29, in Morgantown, West Virginia.
(Jan 28, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) Bass Pro Shops’ Spring Fishing Classic offers sportsmen and women, kids, and families interested in fishing the opportunity to enjoy 10 days filled with the latest fishing gear, tips, outdoor celebrities, giveaways, and more.
(Jan 20, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) Nominations for the 2016 Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team opened today. Coaches, officials and others can nominate top high school anglers for the honor until Feb. 15.
(Jan 19, 2016 - Lake Guntersville, AL) The FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23 has been postponed due to impending inclement weather.
(Jan 19, 2016 - Bunnel, FL) FLW College Fishing is headed to Crescent Lake Jan. 30 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Southeastern Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth into the 2017 College Fishing National Championship.
(Jan 16, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced today that registration for the 2016 FLW Fantasy Fishing season is now open. Fantasy Fishing is free to play and allows fishing fans from across the globe to compete for the largest fantasy cash prizes in the sport while following along with each Walmart FLW Tour event.
(Jan 16, 2016 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its first regular-season event of the 2016 tournament season on Saturday, Jan. 30, 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, 2016 - ) The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Open s on Lake Dardanelle.
(Jan 14, 2016 - San Antonio, TX) As the 2016 semester is underway, the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series fast approaching, the Association of College Anglers announced that Power-Pole ®shallow water anchors will continue to support the series and will offer a 20% rebate to all collegiate anglers.
(Jan 11, 2016 - ) Because of heavy rains, major flooding and unsafe navigational waters in the Atchafalaya Basin, B.A.S.S. — working with local officials — has elected to reschedule the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open to fall 2016.
(Jan 7, 2016 - Henderson, NY) The Bass Federation (TBF) in coordination with NY The Bass Federation (NYTBF) and the town of Ticonderoga NY will host the 2016 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Regional Championship on Lake Champlain. The morning launch and afternoon weigh-ins will be out of the Ticonderoga Boat Ramp.
Back by popular demand, the nonprofit Ladies, Let's Go Fishing! Foundation will offer its Gulf Coast educational event to the Ft. Myers area
(Jan 7, 2016 - Fort Myers, FL) March 12-13, 2016 at the Matlacha Community Center. Last year, sixty women and families traveled from several states for education, hands-on fishing activities, habitat conservation and to meet other anglers.
(Jan 5, 2016 - Breham, TX) FLW College Fishing is headed to Somerville Lake Jan. 16 for the first 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 into the 2017 College Fishing National Championship.
Record Field of 250 Boaters Set to Compete for Second Consecutive Season
(Jan 5, 2016 - ) The Costa FLW Series is headed to Lake Okeechobee Jan. 14-16 for a tournament presented by Power Pole when 500 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2016 in the Southeastern Division. The field of 250 boats will tie the record set last season for the largest FLW Series field of all-time.
(Jan 5, 2016 - ) The 2016 Tournament Series Schedule
Thursday, January 14- Sunday, January 17
(Jan 5, 2016 - Sunday, January 17) Attracting attendees from throughout Colorado and surrounding states, ISE Denver is the region’s annual outdoor showpiece. The ISE fills a 300,000-sq.-ft. space with 500+ companies featuring hunting and fishing products and destinations.
Thursday, January 21 - Sunday, January 24
(Jan 4, 2016 - Sacramento, CA) Five buildings and 600+ exhibiting companies strong, ISE Sacramento is California’s largest presentation of fishing and hunting products, sportfishing boats, offroad vehicles and travel destinations. A dozen theaters, special features and demo areas host 200+ seminars, clinics and contests at this vast ISE.
(Jan 1, 2016 - Lake Okeechobee, FL) The 2016 FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will begin Saturday, Jan. 9, when the Gator division opens the season on Lake Okeechobee.
Conference & Events: July 12–15, 2016 • Exhibition: July 13–15, 2016 • Orlando, Fl
(Dec 22, 2015 - Alexandria, Va) ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show, is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel. ICAST is the cornerstone of the sportfishing industry, helping to drive recreational fishing product sales year round.
For the 14th year in a row, Skeeter Boats remains the title sponsor of Bass Champs tournament trail and television show.
(Dec 19, 2015 - Halet, TX) Bass Champs announced today that Skeeter Boats will remain the title sponsor of the number one team tournament trail and television show.
2016 season begins January 30 at Sam Rayburn Reservoir
(Dec 16, 2015 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL) Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will once again be featured as title sponsor of the Texas Team Trail (TXTT) at all 2016 events. The popular bass fishing circuit kicks off Jan. 30 on Sam Rayburn Reservoir and promises a strong mix of venues and exceptional payout for the year ahead.
(Dec 4, 2015 - Guntersville, AL) When bass fishing enthusiasts hear mention of Lake Guntersville, many think right away of a lake that’s played host to some of the sport’s biggest moments.
Moving to Dallas, Texas Area in 2016
(Nov 17, 2015 - ) Today, officials announced the 2016 Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a debut in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex on Lake Ray Roberts.
(Nov 5, 2015 - Birmingham, AL) Two special events of the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series will be held at new, or relatively new, venues for the world’s premier bass fishing circuit, B.A.S.S. announced today.
(Nov 4, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced today the schedule, rules and entry dates for the 2016 FLW College Fishing season, highlighted by the 2016 College Fishing National Championship hosted by the Mountain Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau on Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina and the second annual FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake.
Spotted Bass Bite Likely to Be Key
(Nov 4, 2015 - SENECA, S.C.) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Lake Hartwell Nov. 13-14 for the no-entry-fee BFL Wild Card Tournament. The two-day tournament will feature anglers who entered all five regular-season events in one of the 24 BFL divisions and fished in at least two but did not advance to a Regional Championship.
(Nov 2, 2015 - ) This week, Nov. 5-7, anglers from all over the world will gather in Monroe to compete on the Ouachita River for the 2015 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
(Oct 30, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced the Rayovac FLW Series rules, entry fees and payouts for the 2016 season. The season will again consist of three events in each of the five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western – along with the no-entry-fee Rayovac FLW Series Championship to be held on the Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City, Missouri.
(Oct 27, 2015 - ) FLW announced the dates and locations for the two inaugural 2016 Walmart FLW Tour Invitational tournaments Thursday. The 2016 season will feature six regular-season qualifier tournaments along with the introduction of the two Invitational tournaments.
(Oct 21, 2015 - Weston Wi) The Central Wisconsin River Series, presented by MinnKota, Humminbird and the Stevens Point Brewery, announces the 5 stops on the River Series Tour for 2016!
(Oct 19, 2015 - Birmingham, AL) The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops will make stops at all-new tournament destinations in 2016. The regular season will span five months, visit five regions of the country and challenge competitors in a three-day tournament format.
The final Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open heads to Lake Seminole out of Bainbridge, Ga., Oct. 22-24
Presented by Allstate, anglers will compete for cash and prizes and also a berth in the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
(Oct 18, 2015 - BAINBRIDGE, GA.) The final Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate of the 2015 season will be a challenge for the anglers who compete in this bass tournament. The event takes place on Georgia’s Lake Seminole Oct. 22-24.
(Oct 14, 2015 - Gadsden, AL) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Neely Henry Lake Oct. 22-24 for one of six BFL regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Ranger Boats, will feature the top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the Bulldog, Choo Choo, LBL and Mississippi divisions.
(Oct 14, 2015 - OSAGE BEACH, MO.) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Lake of the Ozarks Oct. 22-24 for one of six BFL regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Mercury, will feature the top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the Arkie, Cowboy, Illini and Okie divisions.
(Oct 14, 2015 - PADUCAH, Ky.) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to the Ohio River at Paducah, Kentucky, October 29-31 when 200 boaters and co-anglers from the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions will take to the water for the Rayovac FLW Series Championship.
(Oct 9, 2015 - Jacksonville, TX) A friendly reminder that the very important Launch Event for the Cherokee Neches State Paddling Trail is next Saturday, October 17.
Over $150,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs
(Oct 7, 2015 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) The 10th annual Amateur Berkley Big Bass Challenge hosted by BassChamps is set to take place on Lake Fork, Texas and in honor of this milestone, Berkley is increasing the payouts to over $4,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded each hour.
(Oct 7, 2015 - LAKEPORT, CA.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Clear Lake in Lakeport, California, October 17-18 for the Western Conference Championship tournament. Thirty college teams have qualified for this event will be competing for a top award of $4,000 and a berth in the 2016 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
(Oct 7, 2015 - LAKEPORT, CA.) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Clear Lake October 15-17 for a tournament presented by Evinrude when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the third and final regular-season stop of 2015 in the Western Division.
Anglers likely to find muddy water
(Oct 7, 2015 - CAMDEN, S.C.) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Lake Wateree Oct. 15-17 for one of six BFL regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Evinrude, will feature the top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the North Carolina, Savannah River, Shenandoah and Volunteer divisions.
(Oct 6, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Kentucky and Barkley lakes Oct. 15-17 for one of six BFL regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Lowrance, will feature the top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the Great Lakes, Hoosier, Mountain and Ozark divisions.
(Oct 6, 2015 - GROVE, OK.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Grand Lake October 17-18 for the Southern Conference Championship tournament. Forty-five college teams have qualified for this event will be competing for a top award of $4,000 and a berth in the 2016 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
Grass Bite Likely to Be Key
(Oct 1, 2015 - MARBURY, Md.) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to the Potomac River Oct. 8-10 for one of six BFL regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Ranger Boats, will feature the top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the Buckeye, Michigan, Northeast and Piedmont divisions.
The East Georgia lake offers a variety of options for competitors
(Oct 1, 2015 - MILLEDGEVILLE, GA.) The Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Lake Sinclair Oct. 8-10 for one of six BFL regional championships. The three-day tournament, presented by Quaker State, will feature the top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers from each of the Bama, Gator, Music City, and South Carolina divisions.
Lake Oahe to host championship event
(Sep 28, 2015 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL.) The Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) recently announced the 2016 schedule, which includes three regular-season events and a championship, all nationally televised and taking place on some of the country's premier walleye fisheries.
(Sep 28, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced Sunday that the 2015 BFL Wild Card tournament will take place on Lake Hartwell on Nov. 13-14. The event will launch from Clemson Marina, located at 150 Clemson Marina Drive in Seneca, South Carolina.
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