B.A.S.S. Nation clubs in New Mexico and Florida will be the beneficiaries of the 2016 Shimano/B.A.S.S. Youth Conservation Initiative grants announced at the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame Banquet during the recent Bassmaster Classic in Tulsa, Okla.
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WAGONER, Okla. (April 30, 2016) – The Rogers State University duo of Dillon Roberts of Claremore, Oklahoma, and Bret Fite of Salina, Oklahoma, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Fort Gibson Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the club $2,000 and qualified the team for the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
CHAPEL HILL’S JOYCE WINS FLW BASS FISHING LEAGUE CHOO CHOO DIVISION EVENT ON LAKE GUNTERSVILLE PRESENTED BY NAVIONICS
Hand wins co-angler title
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (May 2, 2016) – Clayton Joyce of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 29 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division tournament on Lake Guntersville presented by Navionics. For his victory, Joyce took home $4,359.
“I’ve never caught that kind of weight on this lake,” said Joyce, who earned his first win in BFL competition. “I’ve had several 20-pound limits out there, but nothing like this.
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By Christopher Tate
First, to let everyone know, I have never been a Marshal for the Elite Series before the Wheeler Tournament. I signed up to be a Marshal using the Bassmaster.com website (at the cost of $125). A random drawing was held the night before the Elite Tournament for pairing with one of the competing Elite anglers. I was totally shocked and excited to be drawn as a Marshal for the greatest angler on the Elite Series-Kevin VanDam, or “KVD”.
The Lake Eufaula Regional- Alabama Bass Nation High School Team Trail was held April 30 on Lake Eufaula.
DECATUR, Ala. — In 2004, Japan native Takahiro Omori won the GEICO Bassmaster Classic during the final minutes of the final day. On Championship Sunday of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake, Omori earned another win after putting together a final-day catch of five bass weighing 25 pounds, 3 ounces.
DECATUR, Ala. — Erie, Pa., angler and Bassmaster newcomer Dave Lefebre is the second-day leader after catching an impressive limit of bass that weighed 21 pounds, 3 ounces.
DECATUR, Ala. — By nature, fishermen can be storytellers, and the top-shelf professional anglers who make up the Bassmaster Elite Series are no exception. Before the tournament began, the vast majority of the 108-angler field claimed the three official practice days were very unproductive — if not downright difficult.
It’s standard procedure for tournament anglers to hold their cards close to their chest, especially during the days leading up to official competition. However, practice was certainly difficult for some at the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake.