Category: B.A.S.S. News
Ed Loughran doesn’t necessarily consider himself a “cerebral” angler. He says he’s more of a “grinder” whose work ethic has helped him collect a check in 13 of the 25 B.A.S.S. tournaments he’s fished dating back to 1993.Still, Loughran is sharp enough to know he needs a really good showing at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open No. 2 if he wants to fulfill his dream to join the Bassmaster Elite Series one day.Read More
The smallmouth bass bite on Oneida Lake was incredible this week. The smallies already were fat, and yet they still were hungry. Just about every angler in the field was hammering them, and it was that bite that figured to make or break an angler’s chances of winning the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open No. 1.Read More
The 198 anglers competing on the boater side of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open No. 1 hammered the smallmouth on Oneida Lake during Thursday’s opening round. But Steve York wanted more. After placing 19th in the first round, York caught a mixed bag of smallmouth and largemouth Friday and brought a tournament-best 19 pounds, 11 ounces to the scales. It was enough to propel the Bronson, Mich., pro to the top of the leaderboard with a two-day total of 36-12.Read More
This year, the rankings highlight the Top 12 fisheries in the nation regardless of location. The remaining lakes are ranked within one of four regions (Northeastern, Southeastern, Central and Western), so readers can easily identify the Top 25 lakes nearest them.Read More
The Bassmaster Junior National Championship is a team bass tournament, and all but one of the 51 teams are made up of two anglers between the ages of 7 and 13.
The one solo angler, Rein Golubjatnikov proved Tuesday that one is more than enough when he brought in a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 13 ounces. The 13-year-old New Yorker seized the first-round lead in the two-day junior championship on Carroll County 1,000 Acre Recreational Lake in northwest Tennessee.
He made the biggest splash of his professional career today by winning the Bass Pro Shops Central Open on the Sabine River here on the Texas/Louisiana border. Svebek weighed a limit of five bass on Saturday that totaled 12 pounds, 3 ounces. It gave him a three-day total of 36-12, which was just enough to vault over T-Roy Broussard, who led the tournament the first two days.Read More
The home field advantage helped Michael Sentore of Gloucester City, N.J., win the Academy Sports + Outdoors BASS Nation Eastern Regional presented by Magellan on the Upper Chesapeake Bay with a three-day tally of 59 pounds, 7 ouncesRead More
As one of the alligator-hunting stars of the History Channel’s “Swamp People” show, T-Roy Broussard should know a thing or two about backwaters, bayous and brackish-water fisheries like the Sabine River.Broussard proved that he does by grabbing the first-day lead in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open on the Sabine River Thursday.Read More
On the first day of the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, South Carolina, Delaware and Florida separated themselves from the field of 18 teams by 20 pounds or more.Read More
South Carolina nabbed the first-round lead in the Academy Sports + Outdoors BASS Nation Eastern Regional presented by Magellan on the Upper Chesapeake Bay today with a combined bass catch of 162 pounds, 3 ounces.Read More
B.A.S.S. officials announced today that the tournament will be held Dec. 6-9, on Norfork Lake in Mountain Home, Ark. The winning team will receive a new Nitro Bass Boat, powered by a Mercury outboard, and the individual winner will earn the final berth into the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.Read More