Fishing & Boating News
(Sep 8, 2016 - ONAMIA, Mn.) With more than $1 million in payouts and coveted berths in the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro on the line for 50 of the world’s best bass anglers, the 2016 season will come to an exciting conclusion next week in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship on Minnesota’s famed Mille Lacs Lake, Sept. 15-18.
(Sep 8, 2016 - La Crosse , WI) Casey Ashley has only a slim lead following the first round of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at the Mississippi River presented by Favorite Fishing, yet he almost oozed confidence as he left the weigh-in stand today.
AQ Tuesday night Series
(Sep 7, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) Dillon Harrell and Matthew McArdle WIN ANGLER OF THE YEAR for the Anglers Quest Tuesday Night Series !
2017 Bassmaster Opens Slated For Top-Ranked Bass Fisheries Date: September 7, 2016 at 10:29:33 AM CDT
(Sep 7, 2016 - ) From the lakes of central Florida in mid-January to the Ozark Plateau of Oklahoma in early October, bass tournament anglers will find a variety of dates, locations and fisheries to challenge them in the 2017 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series schedule, which B.A.S.S. announced today.
Experience the Jurassic Park of Fishing! Deadline is Oct. 1 for overnight lodging
(Sep 7, 2016 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL) The award-winning Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing nonprofit series ventures to the Florida Everglades Nov. 19-20 for a wilderness fishing adventure. The Everglades program includes a Saturday class on specific fishing in 10,000 Islands, a home cooked potluck dinner and a full day of back country fishing on Sunday out of Chokoloskee Island park. An additional day of fishing or mothership kayak fishing is offered on Saturday for those who want to come a day early. Lodging is offered.
(Sep 3, 2016 - Cape Vincent, New York) Patrick Hildenbrand, age 37 from Red Hook, New York, ties the New York Smallmouth record while participating in a NYTBF bass fishing tournament at Cape Vincent, New York sponsored by the Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce. Patrick’s smallmouth was initially reported as 8.15 pounds.
Multiple Patterns in Play for FLW Anglers
(Sep 3, 2016 - Huntersville, SC) The first Walmart FLW Tour Invitational tournament of 2016 will visit North Carolina Sept. 15-17 for the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Lake Norman presented by Lowrance. Hosted by Visit Lake Norman, Visit Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation, the tournament will feature competitors casting for huge cash payouts and a coveted spot in the world championship of bass fishing – the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup.
September 30th & October 1st
(Sep 3, 2016 - Islamorada, FL) Reel in the Summer with the "Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic" featuring a weekend filled with Family Fun.
Custom Jigs & Spins Boosts the Season’s Best Ice Lure with Powerful New Glow Patterns
(Sep 1, 2016 - Coralville, IA) Just how hot are the new generation of vertical swimming lures, like Custom Jigs & Spins’ radical Rotating Power Minnow (RPM)?
Zipperless design of Plano’s NEW Z-Series 3600 and 3700 Technical Tackle Bags eliminates frustrating failures
(Sep 1, 2016 - Plano, IL) Fishing is supposed to relieve stress, not bring it on. So it’s a real buzzkill when the salt-splashed, sun-soaked, stress-stretched zippers on your tackle bag finally say uncle. Plenty do, either locking up or failing outright, while leaving their owners stressed out and scratching their heads over what to do with the high-dollar tackle bag that just died before its time.
(Sep 1, 2016 - La Crosse , WI) The full field of 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers will be putting it all on the line for the final regular-season tournament of 2016 during the Plano Bassmaster Elite at the Mississippi River presented by Favorite Fishing out of La Crosse, Wis., Sept. 8-11.
(Sep 1, 2016 - Merrill, WI) 70 tested anglers will descend on the Rhinelander area on September 10 and 11 to compete in the Central Wisconsin River Series Championship presented by MinnKota, Humminbird and The Stevens Point Brewery. 35 two-person teams will compete for over $9,800 in cash and prizes over two days on the beautiful Rhinelander Flowage System.
(Sep 1, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) This was the next to the last Anglers Quest Tuesday night series tournament of the year and newcomer Bobby Wood wins with a limit weighing 12.92 lbs. Let me re-phrase that, he's a newcomer to Anglers Quest, but not new to fishing Lake Houston. Bobby took home $405.00 total for the win and for Big bass of the evening a 4.32 lb'er.....
(Sep 1, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) The 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule features more exciting twists and changes than the world’s premier tournament circuit has seen in its storied 11-year history.
St. Croix pros offer perspectives on Mississippi River event
(Aug 29, 2016 - Park Falls, WI) Soon, the cool winds of fall will begin to rumble down the Mississippi River valley at La Crosse, Wisconsin, decorating maple trees with crimson and yellow leaves, and trumpeting the arrival of the top bass anglers on the earth. Returning to a venue steeped in Midwestern river culture and an enduring competitive and recreational fishing tradition, The Bassmaster Elite circuit is set to pay a September visit to Old Man River from September 8-11.
NHFD set for September 24, 2016
(Aug 29, 2016 - Springfield, MO) Bass Pro Shops is more than just a store that is a gateway to the great outdoors. The industry leader in conservation efforts is once again leading the way and partnering with National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day). Each year, hunting contributes more than $38.3 billion to the economy and supports more than 680,000 jobs. Bass Pro Shops continues its legacy as an organization ready to support sportsmen and women by its sponsorship of NHF Day.
Rushing wins co-angler title
(Aug 29, 2016 - Eufaula, AL.) Local angler Dustin Wood of Eufaula, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 2 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division Super Tournament on Lake Eufaula with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 34 pounds, 6 ounces. Wood took home $5,660 for his win.
Lancaster wins co-angler title
(Aug 29, 2016 - Russellville, AR.) Jerry Williams of Conway, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 7 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division Super Tournament on Lake Dardanelle with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 29 pounds, 12 ounces. Williams took home $7,619 for his efforts.
Hurst wins co-angler title
(Aug 29, 2016 - Marbury, MD) Kermit Crowder of Matoaca, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 6 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Shenandoah Division Super Tournament on the Potomac River presented by Minn Kota, with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 35 pounds, 2 ounces. Crowder took home $8,586 for his win.
Keller wins co-angler title
(Aug 29, 2016 - LAWRENCEBURG, IN.) Kevin Reece of Elizabeth, Indiana, weighed in three bass totaling 8 pounds, 9 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Hoosier Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River with a two-day total of 8 bass weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces. For his win, Reece took home $7,517.
With a total payout of $6,005.00 up for grabs, there were 14 teams fishing for the win !!!!
(Aug 28, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) Day 2 of the 2016 Houston Team Championship ends with a WIN for Randy Quin & Mark Rouse..... They led the tournament from day 1 with a limit that weighed 13.65 lbs., and ended day 2 with another limit weighing 12.73 lbs., giving them a two day total of $26.58 lbs.!!!!
TOP PROS LOOK TO SETTLE SCORES AT THE PLANO BASSMASTER ELITE EVENT ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
(Aug 27, 2016 - Plano, IL) Plano, makers of the world’s premier tackle storage products, supports bass fishing at all levels – most recently through title sponsorship of the Sept. 8-11 Plano Bassmaster Elite event on the Mississippi River at La Crosse, Wis. The tournament is the 2016 season finale for bass fishing’s most prestigious tour.
(Aug 27, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) There were 10 Limits caught today, a total of 63 fish that weighed a total of 131.63 lbs., and that made the average fish weight a 2.09.....
Petition pulled just days before California Fish and Wildlife Commission hearing
(Aug 25, 2016 - Alexandria, Va.) The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), along with a coalition of leaders in the recreational fishing and boating community, are pleased to announce that striped and black (largemouth and smallmouth) bass, important sportfish species in California, won’t be targeted for eradication as invasive species in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its tributaries.
Pro- and co-anglers win Lucas Oil AOY Rings and paid entry fees for 2017 season
(Aug 25, 2016 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) The 2016 season for the Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) came to a close earlier this month on Lake Oahe in South Dakota with pro-angler Ed Stachowski and co-angler Josh Bruce rising to the top and winning the Lucas Oil Angler of the Year (AOY) titles. Along with custom Lucas Oil AOY rings, both anglers earned paid entry fees for the 2017 NWT season.
Tuesday Night #23
(Aug 24, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) New comer Bobby Wood came in first place with 5 bass weighing 9.61 lbs. He also had the biggest bass of the evening a 3.11 lb'er. He won a total of $575.00.
Tough, dependable and easy to use, every Cannon® is built beyond the highest industry standards
(Aug 23, 2016 - Racine, WI) Offshore anglers are a meticulous bunch. They have to be. When a pelagic fish is marked on sonar—typically with abyssal depths below the boat—it’s critical to get your bait into the strike zone quickly, efficiently, and precisely. There is zero margin for downrigger disappointment.
Houston Team #8
(Aug 22, 2016 - Houston County Lake, TX) Lake Houston was tough, but Sandro Alfaro & James Chandler brought in 5 bass that weighed 15.21 and put them in first place.... they fished all over they Lake and threw everything they had in the boat to get their five fish.
Juen wins co-angler title
(Aug 22, 2016 - PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI.) Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Great Lakes Division tournament of 2016 on the Mississippi River. For his efforts, Brueggen took home $5,963.
Ruetz wins co-angler title
(Aug 22, 2016 - Trenton, MI) Matt Elkins of Spencerville, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Michigan Division tournament of 2016 on the Detroit River. Elkins took home $5,632 for his win.
(Aug 20, 2016 - RICHMOND, Va.) Charlie Hartley, a former competitor on the Bassmaster Elite Series, earned his first B.A.S.S. victory by enduring hot weather all week in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open at the James River.
Mr. Bluegill’s Late Season Prescriptions
(Aug 19, 2016 - ) After a full summer of chasing ‘glamour fish’—the bass, walleyes, and trout of the world—a dude dubbed Mr. Bluegill is certainly ready to call an audible.
Angler's consistency and 620FS Ranger boat keys to title
(Aug 19, 2016 - FLIPPIN, AR.) Ranger Boats Pro Ed Stachowski proved to be the most consistent angler for the 2016 season of the Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) by winning the Lucas Oil Angler of the Year title. Along with a custom Lucas Oil ring, Stachowski will receive paid entries for all 2017 NWT events.
(Aug 19, 2016 - RICHMOND, Va.) New York B.A.S.S. Nation member George Yund faced a dilemma Friday after weighing in his fish during the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open at the James River.
(Aug 18, 2016 - Merrill, WI) 63 teams competed in this year’s Central Wisconsin River Series tour presented by Minn Kota, Humminbird and The Stevens Point Brewery.
(Aug 18, 2016 - Richmond, VA) Local favorite Chris Dillow dialed up the heat for the competition on a hot opening day of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on the James River.
WJ LINDEQUE CC SIGNS EXCLUSIVE LICENSING AGREEMENT TO RUN FLW BASS-FISHING TOURNAMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICAM
(Aug 18, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced an exclusive licensing agreement with WJ Lindeque CC, of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, to begin sanctioning FLW bass-fishing tournaments in South Africa. The agreement was signed by FLW President of Operations Kathy Fennel and Hannes Lindeque, a managing member of WJ Lindeque CC.
Kayak angler takes home $2,050 in prize money
(Aug 18, 2016 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) Colton Scott, of San Antonio, Texas, caught a combined limit of 49.88 inches to win the second 2016 regular-season event for the Texas Division of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing on August 14 at Aransas Pass, Texas.
Rayburn Team #8
(Aug 15, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Rayburn was on FIRE !!!!!! As 23 teams came out to fish the last of the Anglers Quest Team Series. There were 21 Limits, 109 Fish, 412.59 Lbs.
Rayburn Individual #8
(Aug 15, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Anglers Quest has had 53 different individuals fish Sam Rayburn this year, but only 12 came out to fish in the rain today. There were a total of 7 limits, 39 fish, 141.12 lbs. with a 3.61 lb., average fish weighed in.....
Hann wins co-angler title
(Aug 15, 2016 - BREWERTON, N.Y.) Ed Casey of Whiteford, Maryland, weighed a five bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division tournament of 2016 on Oneida Lake presented by Power-Pole. For his efforts, Casey took home $6,009.
Hill wins co-angler title
(Aug 15, 2016 - WHITTINGTON, IL.) Neil McCord of West Frankfort, Kentucky, brought a five bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 10 ounces, to the scale Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Illini Division tournament of 2016 on Rend Lake presented by Navionics. McCord earned $5,917 for his win.
(Aug 14, 2016 - CHARLES COUNTY, Md.) If professional bass fishing fans didn’t know it before, they know it now.
(Aug 13, 2016 - CHARLES COUNTY, Md.) The heat is rising and his magical dock seems to be cooling off a little.
All-Star Speakers at Keys Ladies, Let's Go Fishing University Oct. 21-23
(Aug 12, 2016 - ) Aspiring anglers will learn skills from fishing champions at the award winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!®" Keys University, Oct. 21-23 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World.
Avant-garde hook designer – Trapper Tackle – lets loose the Dropshot Hook
(Aug 12, 2016 - Palm Beach Gardens, FL) Fresh off a whirlwind introduction at ICAST 2016, including a Best-in-Show performance in the New Product Showcase, Trapper Tackle reveals details about its ultra-versatile Dropshot/Live Bait/Finesse Trapper Hook. With applications that are as broad and far-reaching as the sport of fishing itself, this is truly a game changing tool that belongs in every angler’s tacklebox.
Tips to assure your trophy catch will be caught again
(Aug 12, 2016 - ) Days afloat America’s preeminent channel catfish stream, Captain Brad Durick sees a little of everything. One client, a self-proclaimed ‘fishing expert,’ reels with the rod upside-down. Another customer continuously misses bites, jerking back against a self-setting circle hook rig, despite continued pleas to the contrary.
Fishing, family and fun in one versatile package
(Aug 12, 2016 - Flppin, AR) As Ranger® Boat's newest addition to the acclaimed Reata® line, the 1850MS delivers a multipurpose watercraft to fit a family's full day on the water. This configurable and versatile boat is ideal for serious fishing, water sports or pleasure cruising and offers unparalleled performance and features.
Critical boat control concept explained by tournament walleye pro Ted Takasaki
(Aug 12, 2016 - ) In his countless clinics and tournament appearances, legendary walleye pro Ted Takasaki says he’s asked thousands of anglers what they struggle with most on the water.
Spacious redesign gives room for serious angling and family outings
(Aug 12, 2016 - ) Ranger® Boats continues its rich tradition of innovative design and function with the introduction of the new 1880MS Angler. The unique versatility gives anglers a platform for hardcore fishing along with a wide-open layout for family outings.
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