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Battle Tough Conditions on Day One
(Mar 16, 2015 - Paris, TN) Nearly 300 collegiate anglers idled out of the Paris Landing Marina at 7:00am this morning in search of the behemoth bass of Kentucky Lake to bring back to weigh-in. As the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event of the season, anglers had high hopes of catching big bass despite the brutal rain and fog conditions starting off the first morning of the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley.

(Mar 16, 2015 - Jacksonville, TX) The Launch Event for the Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015.  The recent rains have created an unsafe situation for paddling on this section of the Neches River.  The county roads going to the Event location at Neches River Run Park have been closed.


Newby and Wilson power-search their way to third straight NAIFC title
(Mar 15, 2015 - Crosslake, MN) In competitive bass fishing, it’s only happened twice in forty-five years. Yet in the relatively short history of tournament ice fishing, a single standout team of competitive hardwater anglers has already completed the sport’s first three-peat.

Sportfishing and boating community welcomes state-based management approach
(Mar 15, 2015 - Washington,DC) In a move long-awaited by the recreational fishing and boating community, the directors of the state fish and wildlife agencies from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas announced an agreement for state-based management of Gulf of Mexico red snapper, which in recent years has experienced increasing privatization of this public resource and decreasing recreational fishing opportunities.


Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open
(Mar 15, 2015 - MANY, LA.) Logan O’Dell and Blaine Marks of Buna High School in Texas wanted badly to fish shallow during Sunday’s Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open on Toledo Bend Reservoir.


(Mar 15, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, and Gene Larew Lures, a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based manufacturer of a full line of soft plastics, has signed on as a FLW sponsor for 2015.


Frabill's New Saltwater-Grade Floating Pump System Provides Oxygen When And Where Others Failo
(Mar 15, 2015 - Plano, TX) It’s been a long drive to your fishing destination in the middle of Nowheresville. Dirt roads narrowing to trails, hills, dales and humps and bumps all the way. No cell service. No hustle. No bustle. Just you, your bud and a shoreline full of fish that haven’t seen an angler’s hook in a long, long time.


Kicks of Competitive Tour in Quigley 4x4 Van
(Mar 15, 2015 - Manchester, PA) Quigley Motor Company, manufacturer of 4-wheel drive conversions for Ford, General Motors and Nissan announces its yearlong sponsorship with top-ranked professional angler, Dave Lefebre. As part of the sponsorship agreement, Lefebre will travel the tournament series in a Quigley 4x4 Van.


Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate at Ross Barnett Reservoir
(Mar 14, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Some of the top bass pros in the nation crashed and burned after making epic catches during the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate at Ross Barnett Reservoir. Gene Bishop of Ridgeland, Miss., stumbled the first day with less than 9 pounds, only to rocket to the winner’s circle.


(Mar 13, 2015 - Saginaw, MI) Boat owners' lives are easier when they don't have to guess how long their lines need to be for any given tide. By eliminating the slack line typically required, TideSlide by PSI Marine enables users to simply pull up to the dock and tie-up.


Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open #1 presented by Allstate on Ross Barnett Reservoir
(Mar 13, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MS.) Anglers competing in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate at Ross Barnett were hit with a strong dose of March’s temperamental weather Friday.


(Mar 13, 2015 - Punta Gorda, FL) Elliot Stevens, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, measured a combined limit of 51.75 inches to win the first regular-season event for the Florida West Division of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing on March 8 at Punta Gorda, Florida. The angler took home $1,500 and a Power-Pole Micro Anchor for his first-place finish, a combined value of $1,987. 

(Mar 13, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its season with four tournaments the weekend of Saturday, March 21, 2015. The Mississippi Division, the Mountain Division, the Shenandoah Division and the South Carolina Division continues its season on Lake Santee Cooper in Summerton, South Carolina.


(Mar 12, 2015 - Birmingham, AL) B.A.S.S. has set the date for the Costa Bassmaster High School Midwestern Open and the second annual Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship, as well as announced a new youth competition in the Junior Bassmaster Championship.

(Mar 12, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) Walmart FLW Tour pro Troy Gibson of Eufaula, Alabama, informed FLW of his decision to withdraw from the remaining five regular-season FLW Tour events in the 2015 season due to personal reasons. Eric Olliverson of Lampe, Missouri, a two-year FLW Tour veteran, has agreed to replace Gibson on Tour and will fish the remaining five events this season. The full tournament field will remain at 154.

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.


presented by Allstate
(Mar 12, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MSs.) Previous Bassmaster tournaments at Mississippi’s Ross Barnett Reservoir have been on the stingy side. However, none of those events was held in the spring. On the first day of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open #1 presented by Allstate, Ross Barnett is strutting like a springtime gobbler.


(Mar 12, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) Named after the founder of Ranger Boats, Forrest L. Wood, FLW introduced its Fishing League Worldwide tagline last year to better reflect its status as the world’s largest tournament fishing organization. Today FLW expanded its presence on the world stage yet again with the introduction of a sanctioning program allowing international partners to license the iconic brand and run FLW tournaments abroad.


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 - Punta Gorda, FL) J. R. Witt, of Sarasota, Florida, and Jason Tari, of North Port, Florida, weighed a two-redfish limit that totaled 14.78 pounds to win the first regular-season event for the Florida West Division of the IFA Redfish Tour presented by Cabela's on March 7 at Punta Gorda, Florida.

(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!


(Mar 9, 2015 - TULSA, OK.) B.A.S.S. and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa have signed a “Local Partnership Agreement” to present the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro March 4-6, 2016, in Tulsa and on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees out of Grove, Okla.


Palm Bay Pro Wins $125,000 Top Prize
(Mar 8, 2015 - ) FLW Tour pro J.T. Kenney of Palm Bay, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 9 pounds, 4 ounces to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Mercury with a four-day cumulative total of 20 bass weighing 76 pounds even.


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 7, 2015 - NATCHITOCHES, LA) Hometown heroes John Ledet and Justin Cooper of Northwestern State University brought in the biggest bag of the final day weighing 17-0 to take home the title of 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops champions with a three-day total of 30-9.


Palm Bay Pro Takes 12-pound, 8-ounce Lead Into Final Day
(Mar 7, 2015 - KISSIMMEE, FL.) Professional bass angler J.T. Kenney slipped a bit and weighed in his smallest limit of the tournament, but it was still enough to maintain a near-insurmountable 12 pound, 8 ounce lead heading into the fourth and final day of competition at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Mercury. The top cash award of $125,000 is now his to lose as the world’s best bass-fishing pros continued their four-day battle out of Big Toho Marina on Saturday.


(Mar 7, 2015 - NATCHITOCHES, LA.) Post-frontal conditions couldn’t stop Dwight Camp and Jonathan Furlong of Southeastern Oklahoma State University from rallying on Day 2 to bring in the biggest bag of the day weighing 17-8. Their catch helped Camp and Furlong take the lead of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops Friday on the Red River with a two-day total of 19-12.


(Mar 5, 2015 - NATCHITOCHES, LA.) Brandon Koon and Kyle Winstead of the University of Tennessee Martin brought in 13-5 Thursday to take the Day 1 lead of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops on the Red River.

(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.


Plano Elite KVD Speedbag Wormfile Keeps Plastic Shapes Perfect
(Mar 5, 2015 - Plano, IL) It’s often said the simplest solutions are the best answers to life’s little tribulations. Take, for example, the quandary of keeping your soft plastics in the same pristine shape as they were the day you bought them. You know, having them remain in the very fish-catching forms they were designed to be even after seasons of storage later.  


(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.


Rushing wins co-angler title
(Mar 2, 2015 - EUFAULA, AL.) “I’m very thrilled,” said Barnes of his first BFL win. “There were a lot of great fishermen in this tournament and I’ve been waiting for this for a long time.”


Congressional, federal agency and association veteran Scott Gudes 
joins the American Sportfishing Association
(Mar 2, 2015 - Alexandria, VA) The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Scott Gudes, an acknowledged bipartisan Government Affairs expert and life-long, avid angler and boater, has joined the ASA staff as Vice President, Government Affairs. His tenure begins on March 2, 2015.


Lake Houston Team #2
(Mar 1, 2015 - Lake Houston, TX) What started out to be a cold 39 degrees with a light southeast wind, ended up being an AWESOME day on the water for Michael Streeter & Phil Clark. They brought in 5 nice lake Houston bass tipping the scales at 17.89 lbs. They also had Big bass of the tournament weighing 6.58 lbs. What a day !!!


(Feb 24, 2015 - Lake Falcon, TX) The big largemouth bass were on the beds, and the top teams took advantage at the Bass Champs South Region tournament Saturday on Falcon International Reservoir.


Pike wins co-angler title
(Feb 23, 2015 - OKEECHOBEE, FL.) Fred George of Okeechobee, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Gator Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Okeechobee. For his victory, King earned $6,011.


(Feb 23, 2015 - Lake Livingston, TX) WOOOOOOHOOOOOO !!!!! Lake Livingston is on FIRE !!!! Thirty two teams came out to fish on this very cloudy, windy, rainy, overcast, chilly day. Today's totals were 119 fish (all released alive), 343.02 total lbs., with a 2.88 lb. avg.....WOW !!!!


(Feb 22, 2015 - Greenville, SC) Andrew Helms and Jake Whitaker, students at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, made collegiate bass fishing history today by scoring a 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic title to add to their National Championship title.


(Feb 22, 2015 - Greenville, SC) On Sunday evening at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Casey Ashley completed a journey that began more than three decades ago and seemed to drag on forever these past few weeks.


(Feb 21, 2015 - ) The final day of the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro on Lake Hartwell is shaping up to be a free-for-all with a handful of former Classic champions sitting atop the standings with the coveted trophy and $300,000 first-place prize well within their grasp.


(Feb 21, 2015 - GREENVILLE, S.C.) The 2015 Bassmaster High School Classic crowned two Tennessee high school teams co-champions after the competition on Lake Keowee in South Carolina today.


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 20, 2015 - Greenville, SC) The amount of bass caught by Cabela's/GEICO For Your Boat angler David Walker was secondary on the first day of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic.


Day One
(Feb 20, 2015 - Greenville, SC) Doesn’t it just figure that after the coldest day in the history of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, four anglers from warm, sunny climates are sitting atop the standings?


(Feb 20, 2015 - Springfield, MO) Bass Pro Shops introduces its Revolution 300 Casting Reel
New reel lets you throw bigger baits with more line in reserve for those fish that won’t come quietly


Top sticks talk staying warm, finding fish at the 2015 Bassmaster Classic
(Feb 20, 2015 - Greenville, SC) If fishing at the very highest level of bass fishing competition wasn’t challenging enough, today’s event on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell marks the coldest Day 1 in Bassmaster Classic history.


(Feb 18, 2015 - BAINBRIDGE, GA.) The University of Alabama team of Charles Hurst of Arley, Alabama, and Ethan Flack of Cullman, Alabama, won the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference event on Lake Seminole Saturday with five bass weighing 25 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference Championship tournament.


(Feb 17, 2015 - Toledo Bend, TX) For the first time in several years, Bass Champs returned for competition on Toledo Bend February 14th, enjoying record attendance on Toledo with 277 teams – forty more than ever before! Temperatures heated up right along with the competition, and first time winners Lance Duff with partner Cole Costlow took the victory and over $20,000!


(Feb 17, 2015 - Doral, Florida) When Edwin Evers hits the water in the Bassmaster Elite Series this year he will be fishing as a member of Team Mustad.


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