Fishing & Boating News
(Mar 28, 2018 - SUMMERTON, S.C.) More than 340 pros and co-anglers are set to compete next week, April 5-7, at the Costa FLW Series at Santee Cooper Lakes presented by Bass Pro Shops. The tournament is the third and final regular-season tournament scheduled in the FLW Series Southeastern Division.
(Mar 28, 2018 - Denison, TX) YETI FLW College Fishing will continue the 2018 fishing season with an event April 7 on Lake Texoma. The tournament, hosted by the Denison Area Chamber of Commerce, is the second of three regular-season events for anglers in the Southern Conference, and will feature a top prize of a $2,000 club scholarship and an invitation to compete in the 2019 College Fishing National Championship.
(Mar 28, 2018 - San Antonio, TX) The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Denali Rods will continue its support of the 2018 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and collegiate anglers nationwide. As a sponsor of the series, Denali Rods will support collegiate anglers at each of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing events.
(Mar 26, 2018 - Lake Amistad, TX) The weather conditions on Amistad were more than alluring as Bass Champs hosted the South Regions third event of the season on March 24, 2018. Nearly $53,000 was up for grabs for 175 participating teams in this 103% payback tournament. Lee Leonard and Scott Bronder dominated the win, with plans on sharing their winnings with the family of a fallen comrad.
Louisiana's Parkway High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Louisiana State Championship on Cross Lake
(Mar 26, 2018 - Shreveport, LA) The Parkway High School fishing duo of Ethan Tasche and Hunter Cheney, both of Bossier City, Louisiana., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 12 ounces to win the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Louisiana State Championship on Cross Lake.
(Mar 24, 2018 - Grove, OK) Pro Christopher Jones of Bokoshe, Oklahoma, won the Costa FLW Series at Grand Lake presented by Ranger Boats Saturday after bringing a limit of bass weighing 17 pounds, 10 ounces to the scale. \
(Mar 24, 2018 - Shelby, AL) Since they live just over an hour away, Gardendale High School anglers Jaxon Brown and Jordan McCaleb have always considered Lay Lake their favorite fishery.
(Mar 23, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) Sixty-four outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2018 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.
AQ Tuesday #2
(Mar 22, 2018 - Houston County Lake, TX) With the winds out of the northwest at 15 mph and a air temp of 62, Lake Houston was choppy and a bit chilly….
(Mar 21, 2018 - LAKE FORK, TX) t was a sight to be seen on Lake Fork March 17, 2018 as Bass Champs hosted their 10th annual Sportsman’s Auto Network Mega Bass tournament – the worlds’ richest one day hourly big bass event.
Anglers Quest Rayburn Team #3
(Mar 21, 2018 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) What a beautiful day to be on the water. The temperature started out in the mid 60’s Saturday morning and ended up in the 80’s around weigh-in time with a slight breeze out of the southwest about 5-10 mph….
Anglers Quest Rayburn Individual #3
(Mar 21, 2018 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Scattered showers on the lake early Sunday morning with the sun coming out to make it a hot afternoon ….
PLANO PRO JORDAN LEE WINS THE BASSMASTER CLASSIC FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
(Mar 21, 2018 - PLANO PRO JORDAN LEE WINS THE BASSMASTER CLASSIC) Long before sunrise last Sunday, Bassmaster Elite angler Jordan Lee woke up as an outstanding professional bass fisherman. No doubt, his 2017 Bassmaster Classic win solidified his place within a select group of pros that are now household names in the world of fishing.
(Mar 19, 2018 - GREENVILLE, S.C.) After three magical days on Lake Hartwell, South Carolina, Jordan Lee now belongs to one of the most exclusive fraternities in professional bass fishing.
Coming to life at the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, St. Croix’s New Legend Tournament Bass Dock Sniper fills the void in the heavy lure in tight quarter’s situation
(Mar 18, 2018 - Park Falls, WI) very angler has their own arena. Some are known for their crankbait casting skills; some for their Carolina- or Texas-rigging competency; others, perhaps, a finesse prowess like no other. But if there’s one method for landing even more bass than ones go-to system may be able to produce, it’s fishing docks.
NEW PLANO KVD WORMFILE SPEEDBAGS DELIVER KVD-LEVEL PERFORMANCE AT AN ASTONISHINGLY FAIR PRICE
(Mar 18, 2018 - Plano, IL) Kevin VanDam knows a thing or two about bass fishing. Need proof? VanDam has won the Super Bowl of bass tournaments, the Bassmaster Classic, an unprecedented four times. And he has been named the Bassmaster Elite Series Angler of the Year, seven times. Any questions?
(Mar 18, 2018 - GREENVILLE, S.C.) Having found favorable clarity and appealing water temperatures during practice on Lake Keowee’s south end, Kansas State’s Zack Vielhauer and Will Andrie sacked a limit of 13 pounds, 2 ounces to win the Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic presented by Bass Pro Shops.
(Mar 14, 2018 - Paris, TN) The 2018 Cabela’s Collegiate Big Bass Bash – presented by Berkley was a true test from start to finish for 479 of the best collegiate anglers in the country. Held on Kentucky Lake in Paris, TN, there were three main variables in play over the two days of competition.
(Mar 13, 2018 - Paris, TN) The final day of the 2018 Cabela’s Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley is in the books. Paris, TN once again has been a warm and welcoming host for the past several days to the college anglers, however the weather didn’t get the same memo on this final day of tournament competition.
(Mar 13, 2018 - ) The Bullard High School duo of Will Carlile and Zachary Hastings, both of Flint, Texas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 12 pounds, 15 ounces to win the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Texas State Championship on Lake Palestine.
(Mar 13, 2018 - Grove, OK) More than 280 pros and co-anglers are set to compete next week, March 22-24, at the Costa FLW Series at Grand Lake presented by Ranger Boats. The tournament is the second of three regular-season events scheduled in the FLW Series Southwestern Division. Hosted by the City of Grove, the event will feature anglers competing for a top award of up to $85,000, including a brand new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
Danny & Michael Bennett conquers over 640 anglers at Bass Champs
(Mar 12, 2018 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX) Sam Rayburn didn’t disappoint Bass Champs East Region on March 10. The massive field of well over 600 contenders were ready to hit it hard, with anticipated rain in the forecast. Big bass were on the prowl, and avid anglers were on their heels.
Missouri’s Fey Jr. Grabs Co-angler Title
(Mar 12, 2018 - Grove, OK) Boater Kevin Miller of Andover, Kansas, caught a 25-pound, 3-ounce, limit Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division season opener on Grand Lake presented by Navionics. For his efforts, Miller pocketed $4,796.
Monterey’s Huff Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Music City Division Opener on Dale Hollow Lake
Kentucky’s Morrison Wins Co-angler Title
(Mar 12, 2018 - Byrdstown, TN) Boater Rod Huff of Monterey, Tennessee, caught five bass Saturday weighing a total of 19 pounds, 5 ounces, to take top honors at the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music Division season opener on Dale Hollow Lake. Huff earned $6,586 for his win.
Jemison’s Ellison Wins Co-angler Title
(Mar 12, 2018 - Columbiana, AL.) Boater Michael Smith of Andalusia, Alabama, caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 14 ounces, to win Saturday’s T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division event on Lay Lake. For his efforts, Smith earned $4,956.
(Mar 12, 2018 - ) The Karns High School duo of Josh Lee and Mason Cizek, both of Knoxville, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 13 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Douglas Lake Open tournament
Oklahoma Pro Catches 13-pound, 1-ounce Final Day Limit, Wins $100,000
(Mar 11, 2018 - GAINESVILLE, GA.) After weighing in a limit of spotted bass in each of the first three days of competition, pro Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, weighed a five-bass limit of largemouth Sunday totaling 13 pounds, 1 ounce, to clinch his victory at the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats and win $100,000.
(Mar 10, 2018 - San Antonio, TX) The scales are closed, results are in, and prizes have been handed out here in Paris,TN on day 1 of the 2018 Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley.
Oklahoma Pro Leads Third-Straight Day, Brings 5-pound, 9-ounce Lead into Championship Sunday
(Mar 10, 2018 - GAINESVILLE, GA.) Oklahoma pro Bradley Hallman has one previous career win on the FLW Tour – a 2016 event on Florida’s Lake Okeechobee, where he led the tournament for four straight days and won by a near 15-pound margin. Hallman is looking to match that feat this week on Lake Lanier, as he weighed another limit of spotted bass totaling 13 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to maintain his lead for the third straight day at the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats.
St. Croix’s all-new Mojo Bass Dock Sniper - being showcased at the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic - gives the power of precision at a perfect price.
(Mar 9, 2018 - Park Falls, WI) It’s no secret that bass love docks. From everyday anglers to professionals, bass-heads learn to look for these manmade structures as prime target for green and brown backs. And while countless bass anglers grew up luring bass from the shadows of these platforms, they’ve never had the perfect tool for the task.
(Mar 9, 2018 - MANY, La.) Bob Blumenstein said wind might be the only thing that could hinder his chances of winning the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors.
South Carolina’s Anders Wins Co-angler Title, $25K
(Mar 9, 2018 - GAINESVILLE, GA.) Oklahoma pro Bradley Hallman weighed another solid limit of spotted bass – 18 pounds, 7 ounces – to extend his lead after Day Two of the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats.
(Mar 8, 2018 - MANY, La.) The Louisiana B.A.S.S. Nation team defended its home water in grand fashion today in the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors.
South Carolina’s Anders Leads Co-Anglers
(Mar 8, 2018 - GAINESVILLE, Ga.) Pro Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, weighed a 23-pound, 11-ounce limit of spotted bass to take the lead on Day One of the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats. Hallman will bring a 3-pound, 6-ounce lead into Day Two of the four day event that features a field of 184 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers competing for top awards of up to $125,000 cash in the pro division and up to $25,000 cash in the co-angler division.
(Mar 7, 2018 - GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.) The Adrian College team of Chase Serafin of Highland, Michigan, and Cody Batterson, of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, won the fourth-annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky and Barkley lakes Wednesday with a two-day cumulative total of 10 bass weighing 50 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the duo a $27,000 prize package, including a new Ranger Z175 boat with a 90-horsepower Evinrude outboard, and a slot in the 2019 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
(Mar 7, 2018 - MANY, La.) Alabama’s Bruce Sargent was tight-lipped on Wednesday during the opening round of the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Central Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors.
Industrial harvesters try to pry into conservation zone, again
(Mar 7, 2018 - Alexandria, VA) Today, leading recreational fishing and boating organizations submitted public comment to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council in opposition to an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) that would allow pelagic longline (PLL) vessels into the East Florida Coast Pelagic Longline Closed Area.
Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley Heads to Kentucky Lake and Expectations are High
(Mar 6, 2018 - San Antonio, TX) Kentucky Lake, one of the best-known bass fisheries in the nation, is set to play host to one of collegiate bass fishing's premier events. Anglers from across the country will be traveling to Paris, Tennessee to compete in the second stop of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series - the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley. Taking place March 9th - 11th,
Houston’s Newberry Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Louisiana’s Faucheaux Wins Co-angler Title
(Mar 6, 2018 - Brookeland, TX) Boater Dicky Newberry of Houston, Texas, caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 3 ounces, to win Sunday’s rescheduled T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Cowboy Division event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir.
Wright Claims Co-angler Title
(Mar 6, 2018 - HENDERSON, N.C.) Boater Zachary Whitt of Newport News, Virginia, caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division opener on Kerr Lake presented by Navionics.
Anglers Quest Livingston Team Tournament #3
(Mar 6, 2018 - Lake Livingston, TX) A beautiful day to be on the water………. With the temperature in the mid 70’s and the water temp in the mid to high 60’s, the sun shining with a few clouds and for once, no rain…….That made for a great day of fishing for most…
AQ Houston Individual #3
(Mar 6, 2018 - Houston County Lake, TX) There were 16 Individuals who came out to fish Lake Houston’s muddy waters today. It was cloudy with some scattered light rain and believe it or not, some sunshine at times. The air temp was 74 degrees, the water temp was 65 and the winds were out of the southeast at 5 to 10 …..
(Mar 6, 2018 - Birmingham, AL) The 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Classic Bracket presented by Bass Pro Shops will take place Aug. 14-16 on Milford Lake out of Junction City, Kan., B.A.S.S. announced today.
(Mar 4, 2018 - BAINBRIDGE, Ga.) Local pro Matt Baty of Bainbridge, won the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division event at Lake Seminole presented by T-H Marine Saturday after bringing a limit of bass weighing 20 pounds, 3 ounces to the scale. Baty’s two-day total of 45-0 gave him the win by a 2-pound, 3-ounce margin in the wind-shortened event and earned him a winner’s check worth $56,200.
(Mar 4, 2018 - Ridgeline, MS.) A never-give-up attitude paid off with the win for Stephen Browning at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open on Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open
(Mar 2, 2018 - Ridgeline, MS.) Japanese angler Ken Iyobe made beneficial lure adjustments that put him in the lead Friday at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open underway on Ross Barnett Reservoir.
(Mar 2, 2018 - BAINBRIDGE, Ga.) Two boats were involved in a low-speed collision this morning at the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division event at Lake Seminole. Pro Adam Slupczynski of Marietta, Georgia, and co-angler Jim Topmiller of Orlando, Florida, were in one of the boats; Pro Frank Clark of Benton, Illinois, and co-angler Anthony Hunt of Fort Lauderdale, Florida were in the other boat.
Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open No. 1
(Mar 2, 2018 - Ridgeline, MS.) While most everyone else focused on catching bass in various spawning stages, the opposite held true for Clark Reehm. On Ross Barnett Reservoir, he intentionally avoided spawning bass and took the lead at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open.
(Feb 28, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced a sponsorship agreement with Abu Garcia and Berkley to feature fishing tackle, rods, reels and apparel at all FLW-sanctioned bass fishing tournaments in 2018. The deal reestablishes a partnership between the two outdoors-industry leaders, who also partnered in the 2000 to 2009 seasons.
AQ Houston Team #2
(Feb 28, 2018 - Houston County Lake, TX) THIRTY-ONE Teams came out to Lake Houston Marina to fish the 2nd Anglers Quest Team Event of 2018. With the winds blowing 10 to 25 out of the south, it made for some pretty rough waters on Saturday.
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