GREENVILLE, S.C. — Two weeks from now, thousands of fishing fans will be converging in Greenville and Anderson, S.C., to take part in the biggest event in sportfishing, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.   What makes the Classic more than just a bass fishing tournament? As fans from across the country have discovered, there’s so much to do on...
Winter Bass Fishing
The winter months are a period of relative stability for bass. Water temperatures are at their lowest point of the year, which concentrates forage and bass in deep water where both will linger until spring. Low metabolic rates, a consequence of winter’s cold water, ensure that bass do not feed nearly as aggressively as they do during the warmer...
The hi-tech revolution that has reshaped open-water fishing in recent years has also reached anglers who chase fish through holes in the ice. In its simplest form, however, ice fishing need not be more complicated than cutting a hole, presenting a bait, and fighting a fish. And there is no better quarry through the ice, particularly for anglers at...
Texas Rainbow Trout
Seasonal Rainbow Trout Stocking Begins Statewide Nov. 30 AUSTIN, TX – After a long, hot summer, many Texans are looking forward to going outside and enjoying the long-awaited cool weather this holiday season. Starting Nov. 30, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be stocking thousands of cold weather-loving rainbow trout at ponds, lakes and rivers statewide so that family...
Brandon Lester of Fayetteville, Tenn., takes the lead on the second day of the 2018 Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet, with a two-day total weight of 50 pounds, 1 ounce. Photo by: Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — In dramatic Bassmaster fashion, a new leader took the helm during the second round of official competition at the Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.   The fishing slowed down overall during the second day of the derby, but a staggering 52 limits exceeding 20 pounds on Day 1 will be hard to top....
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Racine, Wisconsin (1/29/18) – When Kevin VanDam hits Alabama’s Lake Martin in February for the kickoff of the 2018 Bassmaster Elite season, his bass boat will look a bit different than in previous years. This marks the first time that bass fishing’s leading money winner will run a Minn Kota® Ultrex trolling motor, as well as Talon® shallow-water anchors. VanDam...
New York, NY (March, 26 2018) – When the pyrotechnics flared and confetti fell on the stage of the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, it was 26-year-old Seaguar Pro Jordan Lee standing in the middle of it all with the coveted first-place trophy hoisted into the air. And, yes, he’s the same Jordan Lee that took...
Daniel Mantis of Cortland, NY takes the lead for the $15,000 Grand Prize in the 2018 Spring LOC Derby with his 28 lb 10 oz king weighed in at K&G Lodge in Oswego.
Daniel Mantis of Cortland, NY takes the lead for the $15,000 Grand Prize in the 2018 Spring LOC Derby with his 28 lb 10 oz king weighed in at K&G Lodge in Oswego. Daniel was fishing aboard the Thinkin Big and caught it on lead core with a Michigan Stinger. Check out www.loc.org for details. 2018 LOC Derby Dates: Spring: May 11th-20th Summer: June...
PIERRE, S.D. — For the first time in four days, the wind and waves were calm on mighty Lake Oahe. Mark Daniels Jr. was not. The Alabama pro started Championship Monday with a lead of more than 6 pounds over the rest of the field. However, he struggled to get bites from the bigger bass he needed, and it seemed the...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Giant bass and record-breaking limits are predicted for the third Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to be held next spring on the legendary Lake Fork near Emory, Texas, B.A.S.S. announced today.   The tournament will pay $1 million to the top-ranked professional anglers competing in the event, including a Toyota Tundra pickup truck awarded...

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BIG OH Wins Overall – 2019 Pelagic Rockstar Offshore Tournament

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