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(Feb. 01, 2011 - MINNETONKA, MN) With the assistance and support of anglers across its three divisions, the Cabela's Masters Walleye Circuit has revised its system for qualifying for the prestigious $100,000 Cabela's World Walleye Championship.

Swindle's big mo; Classic TV; Fantasy Fishing kicks off today; Dog talk and big air; Goldbeck on the move; More Bassmaster pros line up 2011 sponsors; Did you know? (about Greg Hackney)
(Feb. 01, 2011 - Celebration, FL.) Swindle's big mo: In the 10 days since his first Bassmaster event victory, Gerald Swindle has been in demand. Every major Internet site has featured him, major newspapers have run pieces on him, radio interviewers are calling him.

Largest online Fishing Sweepstakes of its kind goes live on February 1, 2011 ?
(Feb. 01, 2011 - Little Rock, AR) The only thing better than wetting a line in one of Arkansas's Diamond Lakes is doing it in style, fully outfitted with the hottest fishing gear on earth. Oh, and then there's the chance of winning the trip and all the gear by simply entering The Natural State's Family Fishing Sweepstakes.

(Feb. 01, 2011 - Athens, TX) Falcon International Reservoir kicked in its 12th entry ever into the Toyota ShareLunker program January 31, a 13.22-pound fish caught by Ky Martin of Grandview, Texas. The fish was 25 inches long and 20.5 inches in girth.

Longtime SEC football rivals Louisiana State University and the University of Alabama will meet Feb. 20 not on the field, but on the water.
(Jan. 31, 2011 - New Orleans, LA.) The LSU and Alabama bass fishing teams will compete that Sunday in the Bassmaster College Classic on Louisiana's Lake Verret. At the same time, the world's top anglers will be competing elsewhere on the Louisiana Delta on the final day of the 41st Bassmaster Classic, the world championship of bass fishing, out of New Orleans.

(Jan. 31, 2011 - ) Big Bite Baits is proud to announce it has renewed its contract to support the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Series. This commitment is a big step to ensure that the future of fishing will be enhanced for years to come.

Legendary boat manufacturer re-signs with progressive walleye tournament circuit
(Jan. 31, 2011 - New York Mills, MN.) Competitive anglers have been captaining Lund Boats ever since the first wager for "most" or "biggest" walleye was made across a poker table in the late 1940s.. Decades later, competitive, professional anglers continue to reap cash rewards from modern day Lund boats.

More Than $10,000 in Scholarships on the Line
(Jan. 31, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN) The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced Murray State University will host the Murray State High School Fishing Open April 10 in conjunction with the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on campus April 7-9.

(Jan. 31, 2011 - Bakersfield, MO) Jewel Bait Co. announces the signing of Bassmaster Elite Series angler Casey Ashley to its pro staff. ?

Toyota ShareLunker 509 Caught Sunday
(Jan. 31, 2011 - Athens, TX) O.H. Ivie produced its fourth Toyota ShareLunker of the season Sunday. Wimberley angler Terry Capps caught the 13.01-pounder about 9:45 a.m. from 10 feet of 48-degree water.

Tennessee lure company to back EverStart Series Angler of the Year award
(Jan. 27, 2011 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) FLW Outdoors announced Thursday that Strike King Lure Company has joined forces with the world's largest tournament-fishing organization. Strike Kinghas been gearing up fishermen for over 40 years with a wide selection of fresh and saltwater fishing lures as well as polarized sunglasses. Through the new agreement, Strike King will market its industry-leading and well respected products to a loyal segment of tournament fishermen.

Quick Rising Waters Doesn't Stop Anglers Inn International
(Jan. 26, 2011 - Mazatlan, Mexico) Anglers Inn International at famed Lake El Salto has become famous for its phenomenal service and giving anglers a once-in-a-lifetime experience never to be forgotten.

16.03-pound bass ranks 22 in Top 50 list of big bass caught in Texas
(Jan. 29, 2011 - Athens, TX) T.J. Nissen of Austin holds the new record for Lake Austin after catching a 16.03-pound bass late in the day on January 27.

(Jan. 26, 2011 - Kissimmee, FL) GEICO bass angler Christiana Bradley knew last weekend's Bassmaster Southern Open on Lake Tohopekaliga in central Florida was going to be an uphill battle from the very start.

(Jan. 27, 2011 - Kennesaw, GA.) Yamaha Marine Group today announced the 2011 schedule for the Discover VMAX SHO Demo tour, a national program consisting of high-performance demo rides in 15 markets designed to show the benefits of Yamaha's VMAX SHO, an outboard motor that is becoming known as the most capable in the realm of bass fishing.

Winner gets two round-trip Continental Airline tickets, Royal Caribbean Cruise and a class trip at Schlitterbahn
(Jan. 26, 2011 - Austin, TX) Jerry Patterson, Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, is calling on Texas students to participate in the 15th annual Adopt-A-Beach "Treasures of the Texas Coast" Children's Art Contest. The deadline to submit artwork is Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

TBF, FLW Outdooors Introduce National High School Fishing Program
(Jan. 27, 2011 - Ponca City, OK) The Bass Federation's (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SAF) and FLW Outdoors announced today the formation of the largest student angler program in history.

(Jan. 27, 2011 - New Orleans, LA.) In 2007, Alabama angler Boyd Duckett busted the myth that a Bassmaster Classic can't be won at home. So, thanks to Duckett, no one can hang that old "home-state curse"on 2011 Classic qualifier Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La.

(Jan. 25, 2011 - New Orleans, LA.) Gary Klein tells the story of cutting a crab trap off his prop during a Bassmaster tournament on the Louisiana Delta.

(Jan. 25, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN) Goodwill Industries International announced it will continue to build upon its successful partnership with FLW Outdoors by collecting donations at each Walmart FLW Tour event in 2011. Sales in those local Goodwill stores will help fund job training programs, employment placement services and other community-based programs for people who need them most.

The very interesting rookie year of Ott DeFoe; Elite Series pros scout first fisheries; Big bass stories - Charlie Hartley's 10-10; Combs debuts wrap; Crochet adds sponsors; and .... Trevor's triplets
(Jan. 25, 2011 - Celebration, FL.) The very interesting rookie year of Ott DeFoe: "First" things you may not know about Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Ott DeFoe: He fished his first tournament at the age of 9; now age 25, he entered his first FLW event at 16; he aspired to the Elite Series and made it on his first try; his first name is Arthur (but don't call him that).

(Jan. 25, 2011 - New Orleans, LA.) The revered competition will be held on the Louisiana Delta out of New Orleans, La.?the first Classic on those waters since Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The fishery is reportedly in excellent condition, but adapting to the impacts of those events presents additional challenges for the competitors.

(Jan. 25, 2011 - Islamorada, Florida Keys) Fishing aboard the Bodacious, Islamorada skipper Taylor Walsh guided anglers Henry Danzig, Nick Stanczyk, Topher "Chris" Wightman and Allen Wood to eight sailfish releases to win the two-day Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament that ended Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Florida Keys.

(Jan. 25, 2011 - Mountain Home, AR) Denali Rods has added another quality angler to its prostaff, professional fisherman Pete Gluszek. Gluszek will join Terry Bolton, Ray Scheide, Michael Murphy, Preston Clark, and Mark Tyler on the Denali Rods Pro Staff

(Jan. 25, 2011 - Springfield, MO) Lew's announces that seasoned outdoor industry executive Gary Remensnyder has joined the company and will assume the role of president, effective immediately.

Giant Saskatchewan Walleye Caught, Captured on Film, Released
(Jan. 22, 2011 - Regina, Saskatchewan) In recent years, Canada's central prairie province has perhaps grown more gargantuan walleyes than any other region on earth. Beneath the surface on fisheries such as Tobin and Last Mountain lakes, bountiful 12 to 15-pound fish eat the lures of anglers every season.

(Jan. 21, 2011 - Springfield, MO) His canvas ranges in size from 50,000 to 330,000 square feet, his palette is as colorful as Mother Nature and his inspiration comes from all outdoors.

EverStart Series Texas Division
(Jan. 21, 2011 - CALLIHAM, TX) Kevin Owens of Crowley, La. weighed a five-bass limit totaling 28 pounds, 2 ounces Friday to lead day two of the EverStart Series Texas Division event presented by Mercury on Choke Canyon. Owens holds a massive 12-pound, 1-ounce lead going into the final day of competition.

EverStart Series Texas Division
(Jan. 21, 2011 - CALLIHAM, TX) Kelly Owens of Cowley, La., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 1 ounce Thursday to lead day one of the EverStart Series Texas Division event presented by Mercury on Choke Canyon.

(Jan. 21, 2011 - Celebration, FL.) Fifteen anglers will go into the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta as first-time qualifiers ? Classic rookies, they're called. Some of those anglers, however, have a lot more rookie in them than do others with the same label.

(Jan. 20, 2011 - Fort Lauderdale, FL) Bluewater fishing boat manufacturer Hydra-Sports will offer its models with security, monitoring & tracking systems from Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST), formerly Paradox Marine.

(Jan. 19, 2011 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL) With the New Year comes new challenges to fish in our world's oceans and one of the major concerns is the expansion of hypoxic zones. That's the scientific name but more recreational anglers are becoming aware of them as "dead zones."

(Jan. 19, 2011 - Celebration, FL.) B.A.S.S., in conjunction with Toyota, announces exciting changes in the format of the 2011 Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year program and the popular postseason event of the Bassmaster Elite Series.

Lure Built to the Precise Specifications of Bassmaster Elite Pro Bill Lowen
(Jan. 18, 2011 - ) After 18 months of collaboration between three-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Bill Lowen and the engineers at IMA Lures in Japan, IMA will release the Square Bill at the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans, where Lowen will compete.

Scroggins, Peter T and Fritts now on board
(Jan. 18, 2011 - Springfield, MO) While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger.? Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.

Program delivers cash discount or down payment allowance, apparel to buyers
(Jan. 18, 2011 - Flippin, AR) In a competitive marketplace, sometimes it pays to be aggressive. That's the mindset at Stratos Boats. It's the concept behind so many of the finely-tuned, high performance designs. It's also the philosophy that inspired the new "Step Up or Step Back" retail sales promotion.

(Jan. 18, 2011 - Fort Worth, TX) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sam Rayburn Lake will close RR255 on different nights over the next several months in order to perform routine maintenance on their flood gates.? Closing RR255 is necessary for the removal and replacement of the gates. The highway will be closed between the Twin Dikes Public Boat Ramp and the entrance of Ebenezer Park with the second closure scheduled February 2 at 10 p.m. for approximately four hours.

(Jan. 17, 2011 - San Antonio, TX) As a sanctioned event within the BoatUS Angler Weigh-to-Win incentive program, the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship event will provide eligible collegiate anglers the opportunity to substantially increase their winnings. The highest placing eligible team, finishing in the top 50% of the field, will win $1,000!

Classic KVD; Ashley sings; The promise of this week's Toho Open; and ... The newest sponsor deals
(Jan. 18, 2011 - Celebration, FL.) Special Bassmaster tournament announcement: Visit the Bassmaster website Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. EST for a special video announcement by Jerry McKinnis, an owner of B.A.S.S., concerning 2011 Bassmaster tournaments.

(Jan. 16, 2011 - Athens, TX) Christopher Wright proved again Saturday, January 15, what has become obvious to anglers: O.H. Ivie is the hottest bass lake in Texas right now. Wright caught Toyota ShareLunker 507 from the lake while fishing in a tournament. Using a swim bait, Wright was fishing in 75 feet of water when the 13.83-pound bass took the lure at about 37 feet deep. The surface water temperature was 46 degrees.

Pat Neu Talks NPAA Business:
(Jan. 14, 2011 - ) A record number of National Professional Anglers Association members attended the annual conference Jan. 7-9, and heard Executive Director Pat Neu say, "Our base is stronger than ever, the industry is embracing us and the future is bright." Supporting Partners increased to 37 from 21 in 2010, a 76 percent increase.

Said to conduct four bass-fishing seminars during the Ultimate Fishing Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich., Jan. 13-16 January 13, 2011, Auburn Hills, Mich.
(Jan. 14, 2011 - ) The Ram Truck Brand today announced that has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said. Said, the 2010 Bassmaster Northern Open points champion, will compete in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic and Bassmaster Elite Series under prominent Ram Truck colors; his boat featuring Ram Truck graphics, pulled behind a Ram Outdoorsman tow vehicle and Said wearing a Ram Truck jersey.

(Jan. 14, 2011 - Ponca City, OK) The Bass Federation (TBF), announced the dates and locations of the 2011 TBF "No Entry Free" Divisional Championship Series. The series consists of seven no-cost tournaments that lead grassroots anglers to the biggest events in fishing!

(Jan. 15, 2011 - Redding, CA.) The University of Oregon team of Kyle Schneider and William Crowl, won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Western Division on Lake Shasta Saturday with five bass weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces. The victory earned the team $10,000 to be split between the university and the university's bass-fishing club; $7,500 for the bass club and $2,500 for their school.

FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk to award more than $500,000 in cash and prizes
(Jan. 14, 2011 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) FLW Fantasy Fishing permanently changed the landscape by awarding the largest prizes in the history of fantasy sports. Presented by Straight Talk in 2011, FLW Fantasy Fishing is set for another record year as play begins today. Fans can visit the FantasyFishing website immediately to get set up for the season and to select their teams for a shot at winning some of the greatest prizes in all of fantasy sports.

(Jan. 14, 2011 - PANAMA CITY, Panama and FT. LAUDERDALE, FL.) After banning commercial purse seining from its waters in July, the Republic of Panama has taken further steps adding restrictions on longlining for the conservation of its marine life and its socio-economic growth.

(Jan. 14, 2011 - San Antonio, TX) As a long time supporter of collegiate bass fishing, Pure Fishing brands Berkley, Abu Garcia and All Star, is proud tannounce that it will greatly increase support for collegiate anglers throughout the country. The future of competitive bass fishing and the development of the next generation of industry leaders will be strengthened through this program.

(Jan. 14, 2011 - Kissimmee, FL) On Jan. 17, 2001, Dean Rojas pulled 45 pounds and 2 ounces of bass from Lake Tohopekaliga to set the Bassmaster tournament record for heaviest one-day catch. The record still stands.

Back by popular demand, promotion will run until March 31.
(Jan. 12, 2011 - Flippin, AR) Across much of the United States, January not only signals the arrival of a new year but also the beginning of boat show season. With spring fishing just around the corner, many manufacturers are busy introducing consumers to new products and innovations to increase the pleasure of boat ownership and time on the water.

(Jan. 12, 2011 - Athens, TX) Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through February 28 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

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