Fishing & Boating News
(Nov 8, 2020 - QUITMAN, Texas) A late-day decision turned victory into a double-dip of tournament stardom, as Patrick Walters of Summerville, S.C., notched a dominant win at the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks & Wildlife Department with a four-day total weight of 104 pounds, 12 ounces.
(Apr 20, 2018 - ) The 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is now airing on CBS Sports and Pursuit Channel. Fans can tune in to CBS Sports for weekly airings on Mondays followed by weekend airings on Saturday. You can also tune into Pursuit Channel throughout the week for great college bass fishing action.
A one-two punch of cold-water bass tips from a Bassmaster Elite Series Champion
(Apr 4, 2018 - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON) – As evidenced by the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, early spring is a challenging season to consistently find bass fishing success. Fluctuating water levels, variable temperatures and clarity, and even a subtle wind shift can turn feast into famine, demanding that even the most experienced professionals shift on the fly to remain dialed into the spring bass bite.
Oklahoma’s Colwell Tops Co-angler Division
(Oct 23, 2017 - BOSSIER CITY, La.) Boater Jason Sandidge of Centerton, Arkansas, caught a three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 31 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Regional event on the Red River presented by Quaker State. Sandidge netted $65,000 for his win, including a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard and an automatic berth into the 2018 BFL All-American Championship.
Byron Velvick and Travis Moran to Host In-Studio Live Broadcast During Remaining 2017 FLW Tour Events
(Feb 14, 2017 - Minneapolis, MN) Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today the launch of an expanded “FLW Live” broadcast, which will showcase an online in-studio show, hosted by Byron Velvick and Travis Moran, that will feature live on-the-water footage from each of the 2017 FLW Tour events. The footage will be livestreamed from the top five anglers on competition Days 3 and 4.
(Feb 10, 2017 - Birmingham, AL) B.A.S.S. and ESPN have renewed and expanded their agreement to air Bassmaster tournaments on ESPN beginning with today's Bassmaster Elite at Cherokee Lake on Friday, February 10, at 7 a.m. ET on Bassmaster.com and WatchESPN.
Show set to feature Arkansas area anglers that compete in FLW BFL and Costa Series
(Mar 2, 2016 - Little Rock, AR) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that they have partnered with Wing Media Group to debut a new television program, “FLW Arkansas”, which will premiere this fall in the Little Rock television market.
(Jan 14, 2016 - ) CarecoTV, producers of the IFA Redfish Tour television series, is proud to announce the launch of a new dedicated hunting and fishing Roku Channel, Outdoor Action TV. The channel, which went live in December of 2015, hosts a wide variety of recent programming for the avid outdoorsmen and women with an emphasis on hunting and fishing.
(Sep 24, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The latest season of “FLW” – the television show produced by FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization – is set to premiere next week, Monday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). A brand-new hour-long episode of the show will be featured at the same time every Monday night through mid-December.
(Aug 31, 2015 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) Collegiate bass fishing fanatics will get the chance to experience the excitement of the nation's largest collegiate bass fishing event on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 when the 10th Anniversary BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's is set to air on the NBC Sports Network at 12:00 p.m. EST.
(Jun 24, 2015 - Quitman, TX) A one-hour special broadcast of the Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) can be viewed on NBC Sports on Sunday, June 28, 2015.
(Apr. 16, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.) He may have saved the best for last in terms of weigh-in order, but Danny Murphy, of Granite Falls, N.C., actually got his work done early, en route to topping the Day 1 leaderboard at the B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional on Lake Eufaula.
(Dec. 31, 2013 - Brainerd, MN) It has been said, "The only constant is change," and as usual, our TV crew are busy keeping their finger on the pulse of the ever-evolving ancient art of angling.
(Nov. 23, 2013 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Fierce competition, the biggest stars of professional bass fishing and all the newest techniques and tackle are on tap in 2014 on ESPN2.
(Nov. 20, 2013 - Birmingham, AL.) Bassmaster Elite Series pro and 2012 Toyota Angler of the Year Brent Chapman once said, "I fish to pay for my hunting habit." It seems only fitting that during the hiatus between the 2013 Elite Series tournament season and the 2014 Bassmaster Classic, fans will have an opportunity to see the bass pro perform on land rather than on water.
(Nov. 20, 2013 - OVIEDO, FL.) Mud Hole Rod Building & Tackle Crafting Corp. has signed a sponsorship agreement with Fins Media Group, one of North America's largest outdoor media companies.
(Sep. 27, 2013 - ) The 2013 Forrest Wood Cup will be broadcast in high-definition (HD) on NBC when "FLW" airs Sept. 29 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET.
National TV outdoor adventure show this summer; bringing a fresh, youthful female perspective to international fishing, hunting and more
(Jul. 24, 2013 - ) Larysa Switlyk is a 28-year-old charismatic woman from Sarasota with more outdoor adventures on six continents than most sportsmen and sportswomen experience in a lifetime.
(Apr. 25, 2013 - ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys) Florida Keys sportfishing is destined for primetime broadcast attention when a new television reality series debuts on The Weather Channel.
Texas North Central Division
(Mar. 19, 2013 - Tyler, TX) The team of Tom Ward & Dave Cahal won Texas North Central's third tournament of the year with 19.38 lbs. With Joey Ridgle Septic Service's $1000.00 signature bonus, they won $3262.50.
FishPAA TV debuts on Pursuit Monday, December 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. ET
(Dec. 30, 2012 - BENTON, Ky.) The exciting debut of the 2012 Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series will begin airing on the Pursuit Channel on Monday, December 31, 2012. The first show of the season will be the inaugural Tour Team Challenge which took place on Lake Toho in Kissimmee, Florida.
(Dec. 21, 2012 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Since its debut in November 1984, The Bassmasters has taken viewers out on the water and up on the stage for all the drama from bass fishing's most prestigious tournament trail.
Broadcast to Also Re-Air November 15
(Nov. 07, 2012 - Conroe, TX) Over 75 million homes will be able to watch this year's Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) when it airs on NBC Sports Network, Sunday, November 11.
(Oct. 29, 2012 - Athens, TX) More than 75 million homes will be able to watch this year's Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) when it airs on NBC Sports Network November 11. Considered the world championship of bass fishing, the TTBC event was held in Conroe September 28-30 and featured three days of country music and a barbecue cook-off championship.
Registration open for ShareLunker Club Tournament, chance to win $100,000
(Oct. 12, 2012 - CONROE, TX) Over 75 million homes will be able to watch this year's Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) when it airs on NBC Sports Network in November and today Tournament officials also announced that the ShareLunker Club program, where anglers can enter to win $100,000, is still open for registrants.
2012 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Television Series Debuts August 14 on NBC Sports Network
(Aug. 13, 2012 - SAN ANTONIO, TX) Fans of collegiate bass fishing will get their first look at the 2012 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Series starting Tuesday, August 14, 2012, when the television series debuts on NBC Sports Networkat 11:30 am EST.
(Jul. 25, 2012 - North River Landing North Little Rock Ar.) On the 8TH Fish'N Stuff Tuesday Night Tournament of the year 34 teams caught 43 fish weighing 78.71lbs with 1/ 5 fish limits.
(Jul. 24, 2012 - LITTLE ROCK, AR.) Michaela Anderson admits feeling a little extra pressure on the eve of the 2012 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship. Auto racing has Danica Patrick carrying the flag for her gender; College B.A.S.S. has Anderson. She's the only female on the 57 two-person teams qualified for the event, which begins Wednesday on the Arkansas River.
Programming bloc will include three hours of fishing programming
(Jul. 11, 2012 - FLIPPIN, AR.) Outdoor television's most watched fishing programs and some of the sport's biggest names will remain a Tuesday night mainstay as Primetime Tuesday presented by Ranger Boats returns to the Pursuit Channel in January 2013.
(Jun. 20, 2012 - Lighthouse Point, FL) The Telly Awards has named Florida Sport Fishing TV as a Bronze winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for two episodes from its inaugural season in 2011, Super Snook & Breakfast Broadbills.
Lively wins co-angler title
(May. 01, 2012 - ELBERTON, GA.) Bo Price of Westminster, S.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division event on Lake Russell. For his victory, Price earned $3,794 plus a $2,000 Ranger bonus.
(Apr. 01, 2012 - EUFAULA, OK.) The Texas A&M team of Josh Haddox of Nacogdoches, Texas, and Timothy Temple of Bryan, Texas won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Lake Eufaula Sunday with five bass weighing 17 pounds, 6 ounces. The victory earned the team $5,000. The win also helped them advance to the Southern Conference Championship.
Host Capt. C.A. Richardson will hold Flats Class TV premiere party
(Mar. 23, 2012 - ST. PETERSBURG, FL.) One of the most respected instructors, inshore guides and TV hosts in the South, Capt. C.A. Richardson, begins his sixth season of his educational and award-winning Flats Class TV fishing show to be seen throughout 2012 on three cable networks.
(Mar. 01, 2012 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) Newly crowned Bassmaster Classic champ Chris Lane is headed to the car wash. Lane was invited to ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., to appear Friday in a round of interviews - "the car wash," as it's known at ESPN. He will be interviewed on Mike & Mike in the Morning on ESPN2 at 9:45 a.m., participate in a live chat on ESPN.com at 3 p.m., do an ESPN the Magazine interview and appear on ESPN's SportsCenter at 3:40 p.m. (All times are Eastern.)
(Feb. 14, 2012 - Dallas, TX) HydroWave, a manufacturer of electronic fishing equipment that emits fish-feeding sounds underwater, has made a lot of noise since entering the sport fishing market just a year ago. Today the company announced that outdoor industry veteran Wade Middleton has become a partner in the business.
(Jan. 11, 2012 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) "FLW," the television show produced by FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, was the most-watched show of the day when the Jan. 1 episode, which featured the 2011 National Guard FLW College Fishing Northern Regional Championship, aired on NBC Sports Network.
Final day of competition to air on Versus Saturday
(Dec. 14, 2011 - CONROE, TX) The thrilling conclusion of this year's Toyota Texas Bass Classic will air nationally in over 75 million homes this Saturday at 1 p.m. Eastern (Noon Central) on Versus, a member of the NBC Sports Group. Following two days of fierce competition, an exciting finale awaits the national viewing audience as the final weigh-in promises a finish unlike any in tournament history.
(Dec. 01, 2011 - CONROE, TX) The opening day of this year's Toyota Texas Bass Classic will be available in more than 75 million homes when the tournament airs Saturday on Versus, a member of the NBC Sports Group.
(Aug. 15, 2011 - San Antonio, TX) Coverage continues of the largest collegiate bass fishing events in the nation with action from Paris, Tennessee. Day one coverage of the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Open presented by Pepsi begins on Sunday, August 21, at 2:00PM EST on VERSUS, part of the NBC Sports Group.
Crankbaits key to Indiana angler's title
(May. 25, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN) Tune in Sunday, May 29 from 1-2 p.m. ET to "FLW Outdoors"on VERSUS for complete coverage of the TBF National Championship bass fishing tournament on Nickajack Lake. The one-hour show highlights Salem, Indiana, angler Allen Boyd's national championship victory.
Gipson and Wercinski claim back-to-back National Guard FLW College Fishing titles
(May. 12, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN) Tune in Sunday, May 15 from 1-2 p.m. ET to "FLW Outdoors" on VERSUS for complete coverage of the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on Kentucky Lake. The one-hour show highlights the University of Florida's second consecutive national championship victory.
Tune in Starting July 31
(May. 09, 2011 - San Antonio, TX) Fishing fans throughout the nation will enjoy watching expanded television coverage of the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Series when it airs this fall on Versus, now part of the NBC Sports Group.
Diet Mountain Dew pro dominates Lake Hartwell tournament
(May. 04, 2011 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) South Carolina's Lake Hartwell served as the venue for the third Walmart FLW Tour event of the season. And while Hartwell is known for its clear water and blueback herring, pro Jason Christie ignored both and chose to explore the shallow, stained water in Beaverdam Creek.
One-hour show covers second Walmart FLW Tour event of 2011
(Apr. 13, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN) The second stop on the 2011 Walmart FLW Tour, which was presented by Straight Talk, took place on northwest Arkansas' Beaver Lake. With water temperatures in the mid-40s, the fishing was much different than in years past. Instead of sight-fishing for spawning bass, most anglers used jerkbaits - including red-hot Chevy pro Bryan Thrift.
(Apr. 08, 2011 - Haslet, TX) The first episode of the 2011 Bass Champs Television show will air next Monday night at 8:30 PM on The World Fishing Network.?? The first show will feature the 2010 Skeeter Owners Tournament on Lake Fork.?
(Mar. 28, 2011 - Smith Mountain Lake, VA.) Boater Benjamin Reynolds of Callands, Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 12 ounces March 26 to win $3,766 in the BFL Shenandoah Division tournament on Smith Mountain Lake.
(Mar. 27, 2011 - Greemville, S.C.) Sgt. 1st Class Mark Thompson of Anderson, S.C., and Sgt. 1st Class Robert Osteen of Sumter, S.C., won the National Guard FLW Soldier Appreciation Tournament held on Lake Hartwell Saturday.
(Mar. 11, 2011 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) The 2011 season of "FLW Outdoors" original programming begins Sunday, March 13, from 1-2 p.m. ET on VERSUS. The show will feature 48 weeks of the best coverage of competitive bass and walleye fishing from across the country including coverage of championship events such as the Forrest Wood Cup, Walmart BFL All-American, the EverStart Series Championship and the National Guard FLW College Fishing Championships.
(Dec. 29, 2010 - Benton, KY) "FishPAA Television," highlighting the exciting action and skills of the nation's best professional anglers competing on the Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series presented by Carrot Stix, will begin additional coverage from the 2010 season on Sportsman Channel.
Sunglasses firm steps up as title sponsor of a hot new angling show broadcast nationally on the Versus Channel. Host Dave Maynard chases Baja's amazing fish with lures, bait and flies.
(Dec. 27, 2010 - Mobile, AL) Ono's Trading Company announced it is title sponsor of Fish the Baja Presented By Ono's an all-new weekly sportfishing show from Mexico's Baja Peninsula premiering nationally on the Versus channel Dec. 28.
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