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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — General Tire will sponsor Winning Ways, a popular spinoff of The Bassmasters TV show on ESPN2, B.A.S.S. announced today. Beginning its 12th season, the hour-long show focuses on the techniques and lures used by winners of Bassmaster Elite Series events and reveals how Elite anglers picked apart a fishery and figure out how to find and catch the...
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...
In recent years, fiberglass rods have emerged as an invaluable tool in the arsenal of bass anglers. Or perhaps I should say, fiberglass rods have re-emerged, because in reality, glass is not a newcomer to the rod market. In fact, glass rods have been around for nearly 70 years. Let’s take a moment to explore the history of fishing...
Walt Warren (left) of Edenton, N.C., won the 2018 Fish With Randy Howell Sweepstakes. Warren will get the chance to fish with 2014 Bassmaster Classic champion Randy Howell (right) on Lake Guntersville in October. The value of his prize totals $30,000. Photo by: Photos by Walt Warren and B.A.S.S.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — When Walt Warren started entering B.A.S.S. sweepstakes in 2013, he thought he had a chance to win, but it took five years of persistence for it to come to fruition. After 125 entries, Warren won a brand-new bass boat and a chance to fish with 2014 Bassmaster Classic champion Randy Howell.   “I still can’t believe it,” the Edenton,...
Day 4 Champion Wesley Strader Elite Kentucky Lake, TN 2018
PARIS, Tenn. — The final day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Kentucky Lake presented by Abu Garcia threw Wesley Strader the right pitch, and he knocked it out of the park. Strader, a first-year Elite Series pro from Spring City, Tenn., caught a final-day limit of five bass that weighed 20 pounds, 11 ounces and earned his first Elite Series...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The national championship locations and dates for the 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops and the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods have been released, B.A.S.S. announced today. The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops will be held on Lake Tenkiller out of...
ATHENS, Ala. – Keith Carson won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Florida Central tournament, held April 13th on the Harris Chain. Running out of Hickory Point Recreational Facility in Tavares, FL the DeBary, FL angler caught five bass weighing 25.01 pounds anchored by an 8.62-pound big bass. For the Boater Division victory, Carson took home a check for...
LADSON, SC – “I don’t think anyone knew how picky I was going to be when we got into designing these high-level bass jigs,” says veteran bass pro David Walker, with a friendly laugh. For the self-admitted jig-fishing junkie, the opportunity to brainstorm, build and customize an A-to-Z line of jigs felt like assembling a dream team of bass-catching baits. “A...
B.A.S.S and the Village of Waddington have signed a new multi-year agreement. Waddington and the St. Lawrence River, New York, will become a regular stop on the Bassmaster Elite Series through 2021. B.A.S.S
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — The St. Lawrence River, one of the most popular fisheries among anglers and fans of the prestigious Bassmaster Elite Series, will become a regular stop on the tour under a new multi-year agreement between B.A.S.S. and the Village of Waddington.   The agreement was signed by Waddington Mayor Janet Cassada today during weigh-in ceremonies of the Huk Bassmaster Elite...
Day 4 Champion Josh Bertrand Elite St. Lawrence River, NY 2018 Photo by: B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — After what he claimed was a tough day, Josh Bertrand of San Tan Valley, Ariz., mastered the New York smallmouth bass and produced a giant five-bass limit that weighed 23 pounds, 1 ounce to take home his first Bassmaster Elite Series championship today.   Bertrand’s four-day total was 95-3, which earned him an impressive $100,000 payday in the Huk...

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Major League Fishing To Acquire Fishing League Worldwide

October 10, 2019, 5:00 A.M. EST (Tulsa, Okla.) Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fishing League Worldwide...