News Stories & Fishing Articles

New information in the latest Slider Lures newsletter

The new JAN FEB MAR 2018 edition of Slider Lures’ newsletter, SliderLines, has been published. This issue includes tips on crappie fishing, info on Slider products, versatility of Slider Heads, Slider plastic lures and more. Take a look!

Updates on missing FLW co-angler

*UPDATE 11:45 a.m. Friday*

In order to concentrate all efforts on the ongoing search for co-angler Nik Kayler, FLW officials have decided to cancel the remaining competition day at the Costa FLW Series tournament on Lake Okeechobee.

KiwkKonnect Treble Hooks will make split rings obsolete

Get ready anglers. Stop dealing with those hard to handle split rings. Change out old rusted hooks, dull and /or bent treble hooks and changing lure hook sizes with the new and amazing KiwkKonnect Treble Hooks from Pacific Coast Hooks.

More Than 40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled

Includes those used for PWCs

More than 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers equipped with plastic handles, some on the market for more than 40 years, have been recalled. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), “The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.” The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean water is urging recreational boat owners to check their boats for the recalled extinguishers and get a free metal-handled replacement by going to the CPSC recall website.


Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and The Bass Federation (TBF) announced Thursday the 2018 High School Fishing schedule, including 29 Student Angler Federation (SAF) High School Fishing State Championships, 24 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Opens, seven state high school athletic association sanctioned tournaments and three SAF High School Fishing Challenge tournaments, plus the most anticipated events of the year, the High School Fishing National Championship and World Finals on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.

TBF High School Fishing 2018 Registration Opens For All Events January 3

Just a couple more weeks before we ring in the New Year & with that the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing season!!  2018 memberships and club registrations are open NOW! Clubs and angler membership dues can be sent in any time to get ACTIVE for the new year!

2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Field Announced

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A star-studded field of 111 professional bass anglers — including a mix of rookies, legends and veterans from other tournament circuits — will make up the 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series field when competition gets underway on Lake Martin, Alabama, in February.

Miller repeats Martin success for state title

Good things happen for Chad Miller when the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation visits Lake Martin.

Three years ago, the organization staged its season-ending championship on the sprawling Tallapoosa River impoundment, and Miller walked away with the 2014 win. He repeated that title when the B.A.S.S. Nation returned to Martin over the weekend (Nov. 3-4).

Hammer Fishing Rods to Award Scholarship to Mississippi High School Graduating Angler

Guntown, MS – Hammer Fishing Rods has announced the company will award a $1,000 scholarship to a Mississippi high school graduating angler pursuing full-time enrollment in a two-year or four-year college with plans to continue competing at the collegiate level.

2018 Junior World Championship

The annual TBF state leadership national meetings were held recently in Camden, S.C. The State Presidents, Youth Directors and their representatives in attendance wrapped up discussions with a unanimous vote to revamp the long running TBF Junior program started by the state federations in 1994. The new format will double the field size of Junior World Championship starting with the 2018 event in Hot Springs, Ark., August 8-11.