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Author: Jared Pease

Major League Fishing to Acquire FLW

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization. The Letter of Intent (LOI) sets in motion the most significant brand merger in competitive bass fishing history, linking a tour and original, award-winning programming featuring the top professional anglers in the world to an extensive grassroots organization that serves tens of thousands of competitive anglers from high school and college to weekenders and tour pros. “We’re thrilled about welcoming FLW to the MLF team,” said Jim Wilburn, President and CEO of Major League Fishing. “FLW...

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Fritts Solves Lake Oahe Smallmouth Riddle For Day 1 Lead

Pierre, S.D. — The mystery of South Dakota’s smallmouth was solved by Elite Series pro David Fritts during the first day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Lake Oahe presented by Abu Garcia. The 1993 Bassmaster Classic champion caught a 19-pound, 7-ounce limit of smallmouth to best the 107-angler field on a body of water that he had never seen before, while battling 4-foot waves. “Man, I should have had 23 pounds today,” the tournament leader lamented. “I had three giants jump off this morning that would have really improved my weight. But I’m really happy with what I...

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Bass Fishing Fans Hope To ‘Build’ And Win A Toyota Tundra

  June 21, 2018 Bass Fishing Fans Hope To ‘Build’ And Win A Toyota Tundra BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — One lucky B.A.S.S. fan will get the chance to “build” the truck of his or her dreams — and then drive off with it — as the grand-prize winner of the Toyota Ultimate Tundra Giveaway sweepstakes contest, which began today. Entries are now being taken at The grand prize, valued at $43,489, includes a 2018 Toyota Tundra SR5 Double Cab pickup outfitted with the Genuine Toyota Accessories Package. The Toyota accessories will include the TRD Rear Sway Bar; Under Seat...

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Z-Man Retains Rising Bassmaster Elite Series Star Mark Daniels Jr.

Zee New Man on Campus Ladson, SC (January 24, 2018) – Good fishing stories are timeless, some even read a little like the archetypal hero’s journey. You find yourself pulling for the good guy: to slay the mythic dragon, or more importantly, to hook the giant fish. You can’t help but root for a dude like Mark Daniels Jr. Fresh off his first full season on the Bassmaster Elite Series and a new endorsement deal with pioneering tackle company Z-Man Fishing, you might say Daniels’ day has come. But for this particular angler, the journey has been every bit...

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Bassmaster Pro Aaron Martens Lands Japan’s ZPI, Inc.

Leeds, Ala – Nine-time Bassmaster tournament winner Aaron Martens has a new sponsor for the 2018 season. Martens has joined forces with ZPI, Inc. of Japan: makers of high-end, aftermarket components for fishing reels. Martens, who is well-known for his attention to detail, has used ZPI products for the past several years. He discussed how the relationship bloomed from there saying, “Someone gave me a bottle of their F-Zero reel lubricant a few years back. It was the best reel lubricant I have ever used. I sent Lesley (Martens’ wife) on a mission to find more for me. Since...

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