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(Feb 26, 2016 - Tulsa, OK) Of the 55 boats that blast off from Wolf Creek Park in Grove, Oklahoma, on March 4 – the first day of the 2016 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees – 31 will be powered by 250 Mercury OptiMax ProXS outboards. Driving some of those boats will be multiple previous Classic winners (Kevin Vandam, Skeet Reese, Boyd Duckett, Randy Howell, Casey Ashley and Chris Lane), and a handful of other major-award winners (Aaron Martens, Jacob Powroznik, Greg Hackney, Edwin Evers, Brent Ehrler).


Berkley hooks are engineered to be sharpest on the market  
(Feb 26, 2016 - Columbia, SC) Bass anglers understand the importance of sharp hooks, though most don't practice their hook sharpening skills often enough. The new Berkley® Fusion19™ hooks give novice and avid anglers the sharpest hooks that stay sharper longer than any other on the market.

(Feb 26, 2016 - Alexandria, VA) A package of legislative provisions that will benefit recreational fishing and hunting, and have a positive impact on natural resource conservation, today passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 242-161.  Passage of H.R. 2406, the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, represents another major milestone for the recreational fishing community.


NEW A-SERIES TACKLE DUFFEL TOTES TACKLE TONNAGE WITH DEPENDABLE PLANO PERFORMANCE
(Feb 25, 2016 - Plano, IL) Plano Molding Company has been making hardworking and innovative products to help anglers store, organize and transport their tackle and gear since 1952. Protecting your passion is our passion. It’s who we are and what we do.


Event runs February 25-28 with exclusive retail sales promotions available    
(Feb 25, 2016 - FLIPPIN,AR) Legendary marine manufacturer Ranger Boats brings its acclaimed line of performance saltwater fishing boats and industry-best sales incentives to the 27th annual Bonita Springs Boat Show, February 25-28 at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs, Florida.   

(Feb 25, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Continental AG to showcase the General Tire brand. Per terms of the agreement, General Tire is now the exclusive tire of FLW.

(Feb 24, 2016 - Flippin, AR) Legendary boat brand Ranger Boats will be represented by 15 of the world's top professional bass anglers when the 2016 Bassmaster Classic is contested on Oklahoma's Grand Lake O' the Cherokees on March 4-6.


Individual -Sam Rayburn
(Feb 24, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Twenty-six Individuals came out to fish on Big Sam Sunday, they caught 14 limits and 82 fish that weighed a total of 221.65 lbs.


(Feb 24, 2016 - Lake Houston, TX) Saturday February 21,2016 was a beautiful day on Lake Houston. The fish were biting and 24 teams came out to participate in the 2nd Team event of the year.


Local marina owner and partner win big with 32 pounds of pre-spawn bass 
(Feb 24, 2016 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) Alan Fitts and James Dutton, both of Hemphill, Texas, brought 32.01 pounds of bass to the scales to win the second regular-season event of the Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's (TXTT),  Feb. 20 on Toledo Bend Reservoir. The winning anglers took home a brand new Stratos 189VLO powered by a 150 HP Evinrude outboard.


(Feb 22, 2016 - Forestville, WI) LEER truck caps and tonneau covers provide dry and secure storage, protecting thousands of dollars' worth of fishing tackle, tools and marine equipment.  


(Feb 22, 2016 - ANDERSON, S.C.) “I threw a Berkley Bad Shad No. 7 crankbait almost all day,” said Botts, a junior at Chesnee. “I slow-rolled it over the rocks to catch most of my fish.”

Poore wins co-angler title
(Feb 22, 2016 - Appling, GA.) Charles Story of Evans, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the second FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament of 2016 on Clarks Hill Lake. For his victory, Story took home $6,244.


(Feb 22, 2016 - Columbia, SC) An angler needs to be comfortable while on the water in order to maintain focus. In order to do so, anglers can now purchase the Hodgman® Aesis™ Sonic WadeLite jacket. These jackets are keen on features that give anglers staying power in any situation.


North Region teams starts this weekend on Lake Fork - $20,000 Guaranteed for 1st place
(Feb 22, 2016 - Lake Amistad, TX) Bass Champs South Region anglers competed in their 2nd tournament of the season February 20, 2016 at Lake Amistad with 142 teams fishing for a portion of $41,500 being paid back in cash and prizes.


Highly-rated book’s proceeds go to wounded veterans’ fly fishing programs
(Feb 22, 2016 - ) He’s the long-time Chairman of the Board of the renowned Cleveland Clinic, is one of the world’s most successful businessmen, and is an avid world class fisherman who for decades has hosted dozens of fishing tournaments raising millions of dollars for cystic fibrosis cure research.


(Feb 22, 2016 - Redding, CA) Greg Gutierrez of Red Bluff, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Shasta presented by Minn Kota with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 40 pounds, 7 ounces. For his win, Gutierrez earned $36,376.


(Feb 18, 2016 - Washington,DC) The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) supports efforts being made on the federal and state levels to address Florida’s water quality issues that can have an impact on fisheries habitat and management. A record-breaking amount of rainfall this past January required that a large amount of water be released from Lake Okeechobee by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, sending fresh water both west and east to coastal areas that are adversely impacted by such an action.

(Feb 18, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN) Ryan Thornton of Harwood, Ontario, Canada, accumulated the most points of any player in FLW Fantasy Fishing after last week’s Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Okeechobee. Thornton selected a team of 10 anglers who competed in the actual tournament and earned his points based on their performance.


(Feb 18, 2016 - St Louis Park,MN) From its interchangeable XL Consoles, to its innovative Element seating system, to its dazzling array of integrated conveniences for the multi-species angler, the Old Town Predator XL Minn Kota is truly designed to be the Ultimate Fishing Machine.


(Feb 18, 2016 - Tulsa. OK) Pro draws near. They want the Classic hat trick — a record-setting catch, record-setting attendance and, of course, a local champion.


Sporting Classics Magazine selects St. Croix Rod’s classic Legend Elite for prestigious award
(Feb 16, 2016 - Park Falls, WI) Close your eyes and visualize the elements of a masterpiece painting. Consider American artist Winslow Homer’s epic nautical work The Herring Net.

(Feb 16, 2016 - Jasper, TX) The Costa FLW Series is headed to Sam Rayburn Reservoir Feb. 25-27 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 400 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2016 in the Southwestern Division.


(Feb 15, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) For the eighth-straight year, DICK’S Sporting Goods will be the presenting sponsor for the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo, set for March 4-6 in conjunction with the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro in Tulsa, Okla.


Toyota Texas Bass Classic, benefiting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, expands to include a three-day festival of events at Toyota Stadium
(Feb 15, 2016 - Frisco, TX) The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) is proud to announce that it is now part of Toyota Texas Fest presented by JBL, a three-day festival of events to be held May 20-22 at Toyota Stadium. 

(Feb 15, 2016 - Mountain Home, AR) Denali Rods is announcing the formation of a new Walleye Team to design and promote new rods for walleye techniques. Dean Arnoldussen, John Gillman, Kevan Kokkonen, Casey Holte, Rob Ruckman and Bill Osterman will make up this newly formed Denali Walleye Team.


Tapp wins co-angler title
(Feb 15, 2016 - PROSPERITY, S.C.) Hampton Anderson of Anderson, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 3 ounces, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Murray. For his victory, Anderson took home $3,641.


(Feb 15, 2016 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, TX/LA) Bass Champs second tournament of the year for the East Region was held February 13th, 2016 at the #1 ranked lake in the nation Toledo Bend. The first tournament was held January 16, 2016 at Sam Rayburn with Louisiana anglers Dean and Joshua Sikes taking first place with a bag of bass that weighed 25.80 pounds.


(Feb 15, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) Bass fishing fans get a taste of competing on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail, without having to qualify or pay entry fees, by playing Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing.


Corbett wins co-angler title
(Feb 15, 2016 - Guntersville, AL) Derek Hicks of Rocky Face, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 3 ounces, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Guntersville. For his victory, Hicks took home $6,133.


Bozeman wins co-angler title
(Feb 15, 2016 - Clewiston, FL.) Tim Celesti of Margate, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds even Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee presented by Power-Pole. For his victory, Celesti took home $6,300.

(Feb 15, 2016 - Miami, FL) Webasto, one of the largest suppliers of heating, cooling and ventilation systems to the marine industry, introduces the new BlueSky electric sliding hatch. It will be on display in Webasto booth E546 at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. Owners of smaller hardtop boats can now enjoy the fresh air and sunshine that a modern electric sliding hatch provides.


(Feb 15, 2016 - Miami, FL) Webasto, one of the largest suppliers of heating, cooling and ventilation systems to the marine industry, introduces the new BlueSky electric sliding hatch. It will be on display in Webasto booth E546 at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. Owners of smaller hardtop boats can now enjoy the fresh air and sunshine that a modern electric sliding hatch provides.


Derr wins co-angler title
(Feb 15, 2016 - Brookeland, TX) Clayton Boulware of Zavalla, Texas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 24 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Cowboy Division tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Navionics. For his victory, Boulware took home $4,948.

2016 season scheduled to kick off April 21 on Lake Erie
(Feb 13, 2016 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL) Minn Kota, the world's leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, has renewed its partnership with the Cabela's National Walleye Tour for 2016. The agreement comes as the NWT prepares for the season to kick off April 21-22 on Lake Erie.   


Appearance spurs rumors of Miami Vice TV series reunion and reboot
(Feb 11, 2016 - Miami, FL) For the first time in 30 years, the iconic Miami Vice boat will be in Miami waters, and aboard will be Miami Vice original cast member Olivia Brown.  Amid the buzz of a possible Miami Vice reunion and series reboot, the Vice boat and Ms. Brown will be appearing at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 11 – 15.

(Feb 11, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) Shimano To Extend Supporting Sponsorship Of All B.A.S.S. Tournament Circuits


(Feb 11, 2016 - Birmingham, AL) There are far more than 46 things to do and see at the March 4-6 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.  

Wahoo Weekend to Kickoff 2016 Series on March 3-6
(Feb 11, 2016 - ALICE TOWN, BIMINI, THE BAHAMAS) The historic Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina is continuing its tradition of hosting memorable fishing tournaments by announcing an expanded series in 2016 starting with the Wahoo Weekend on March 3-6.


Underwater camera company aligns with angling educator, Dr. Jason Halfen
(Feb 11, 2016 - Crosslake, MN) Fish smarter. Equip yourself with all available underwater intel, say the sport’s top practitioners, and you’ll almost always find and catch fish. It’s a credo espoused by Dr. Jason Halfen—university professor and director of The Technological Angler, an angling think tank that blends fishery science with electronic fishing gear. 

(Feb 11, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that JL Marine Systems, manufacturer of Power-Pole shallow-water anchor systems, has signed an extension and will return as a sponsor for the 2016 season. 2016 marks the sixth consecutive season that the two organizations have partnered. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.for the 2016 season.

2016 Season Underway for Popular Bass Fishing Trail 
 
(Feb 11, 2016 - ) Minn Kota, the world's leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, will remain an official sponsor of the Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's in 2016. The renewal comes as the Texas Team Trail builds on record participation coming out of the first regular-season event, which featured 352 boats on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. 

Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for second TXTT event of 2016 

(Feb 11, 2016 - New Smyrana Beach, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its second regular-season event of the 2016 tournament season on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Toledo Bend Reservoir. The fishery straddles the Texas/Louisiana border and is one of the world's premier bass fishing destinations.

(Feb 10, 2016 - Redding, CA) FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Shasta Feb. 20 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Western Conference.

(Feb 10, 2016 - Redding, CA) The Costa FLW Series is headed to Lake Shasta Feb. 18-20 for a tournament presented by Minn Kota when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2016 in the Western Division.


Grizzle wins co-angler title
(Feb 10, 2016 - Eufaula, AL) Local angler Scott Montgomery of Eufaula, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bulldog Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Montgomery took home a check for $4,127. Montgomery said he began his day fishing banks in clear water in an area on the south end of the lake. He said he used a black and blue Strike King Rage Blade Swim Jig rigged with a black and blue Big Bite Baits Cane Thumper.  


Anglers Quest Rayburn Team #2Lake Sam Rayburn, TX
(Feb 9, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) There were 23 teams that showed up to fish the 2nd Anglers Quest Event on Sam Rayburn. And what a day it was. 20 of the 23 teams all weighed in limits. There was exactly 100 fish caught and released alive. A total of 354.55 pounds. WOW !!!

(Feb 9, 2016 - Lake :ivingston, TX) There were 25 teams that fished the 2nd Anglers Quest team Event of the year on beautiful Lake Livingston on Saturday, February 6. The morning started out stormy and cold but it ended up being a beautiful day.


(Feb 8, 2016 - Rollover Pass, Bolivar Peninsula,TX.) Fishing reports advised that whiting were biting in the surf along Bolivar's beachfront, so with nothing much happening anywhere else, a trip was quickly planned for some hopefully active surf fishing that would put a few whiting on the fish fry menu.


(Feb 8, 2016 - LAKR LBJ-Granite Shoals, TX) Big winds, big waves and big payouts for the Bass Champs Central Region as they kicked off their 2016 season at Lake LBJ with over 200 participating teams. A 105% payback was being awarded to the top twenty seven teams, with the winners receiving the guaranteed 1st place purse of $20,000.


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