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Date: 12/31/2013
aking a living in professional bass fishing can be hard enough, especially if you pay most of your expenses out of your own pocket.
Date: 12/31/2013
Fee Free Days for BLM-Managed Public Lands Set for 2014
Date: 12/31/2013
Eldorado National Forest native surface roads (referred to as dirt roads) will be seasonally closed to the public on Jan. 1.
Date: 12/31/2013
California sturgeon anglers will see a small change to sturgeon tags issued beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Date: 12/31/2013
Forest Continues Closure of Williamson Rock Conducts Analysis for Possible Reopening
Date: 12/30/2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will install a temporary traffic signal in Folsom at the intersection of Folsom Lake Crossing and Folsom Prison Drive beginning Jan. 6.
Date: 12/30/2013
On January 6, 2014, California State Parks will resume construction on the South Broken Hill and Parry Grove Trails at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.
Date: 12/30/2013
Dreissenid mussels (quagga or zebra) have been discovered in Lake Piru in Ventura County.
Date: 12/30/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with the State of California Department of Water Resources, today released a progress report on the North-of-the-Delta Offstream Storage Investigation.
Date: 12/28/2013
Immediate Notice as of December 27, 2013: Temporary Mandatory Boat Launch Quarantine Requirement at Cachuma Lake
Date: 12/28/2013
January Events
Date: 12/28/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation today released environmental documents for the acquisition of lands for inclusion in the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge.
Date: 12/26/2013
he 2014 Season of Cabela's Fisherman's
Date: 12/26/2013
Since the holidays are right around the corner and gift ideas are at a premium, I am dedicating this blog to reviewing the hottest baits of 2013, and the must-haves for 2014.
Date: 12/26/2013
ALEXANDRIA, Va., December 26, 2013 – Landlubbers make resolutions for the New Year. Recreational boaters, however, will usher in 2014 wishing for good fishing, wind in the sail, or a full tank of fuel. But that’s not all that sometimes happens on the water.
Date: 12/26/2013
Play your hunches
Date: 12/24/2013
Creating an underwater environment that protects young salmon along the lower Yuba River
Date: 12/24/2013
Creating an underwater environment that protects young salmon along the lower Yuba River
Date: 12/24/2013
Park notices
Date: 12/24/2013
List Summarizes Many Ways People Can Mitigate Issues Facing Oceans in the Next Year
Date: 12/23/2013
The Orvis Company, Inc. of Manchester, VT today announced it has entered an agreement to sell its Ross Reels subsidiary to the Mayfly Group, LLC.
Date: 12/23/2013
Seeing wildlife conservation in action just gained even more appeal. America’s national wildlife refuges will offer free admission to visitors on these days
Date: 12/23/2013
Decision Affirms Protections for Unique Ecosystem and Maintains Congressional Designation as Wilderness
Date: 12/22/2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $12,560,131 contract to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst to build the oxbow bypass project in Napa.
Date: 12/22/2013
Eight individuals who display strong personal commitment to protecting and restoring Lake Tahoe were recognized today by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) during the third annual Lake Spirit Awards ceremony at the Agency’s Governing Board meeting in Stateline.
Date: 12/22/2013
Come join Lake Cahuilla for their Annual Fishing Derby. Rain or shine, be ready to reel them in February 22, 2014. This event is great for the whole family enjoy beautiful scenery and fishing excitement.
Date: 12/22/2013
Cast your line and reel’em in, let’s see who has the biggest fin. Fishing enthusiasts, anglers, and all the like get ready for Rancho Jurupa Park’s Annual Fishing Derby! Come rain or shine, the Trout Derby will be held on Saturday, January 25th from 7:00am to 12:00pm. Gates open at 6:00am, come early for that perfect spot and REMEMBER, “the early bird catches the”…TROUT!
Date: 12/21/2013
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers arrested a Sacramento family of three early Saturday morning for illegally selling sport-caught fish from the Delta.
Date: 12/20/2013
As required by the California Environmental Quality Act, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's Fisheries Restoration Grant program is providing Public Notice of the completion of a Mitigated Negative Declaration for a proposed project to enhance the capability of streams to produce anadromous salmonids by maintaining, restoring and improving stream habitat essential to salmonid production.
Date: 12/20/2013
Forest Service officials have implemented seasonal road closures for high elevation areas of the Sequoia National Forest due to anticipated storm activity.
Date: 12/20/2013
Due to inclement weather and muddy conditions, the following parks and preserves are closed until weather improves:
Date: 12/20/2013
Los Padres National Forest officials today announced seasonal winter road closures on the Mt. Pinos Ranger District due to inclement weather and the potential for snow and rain.
Date: 12/20/2013
Mammoth District Ranger Jon Regelbrugge has released the Environmental Assessment and draft Decision Notice for the Shady Rest Staging Area project.
Date: 12/20/2013
Today, California State Parks is introducing a new Annual Park Pass Program.
Date: 12/20/2013
Forest Officials Close Jackson Lake for Public Safety
Date: 12/20/2013
Scheduled for Jan. 15, 2014 in Van Nuys. A wide range of topics.
Date: 12/20/2013
FLW has announced the tournament trail formerly known as the EverStart Series has been renamed the Rayovac FLW Series.
Date: 12/19/2013
Eight individuals who display strong personal commitment to protecting and restoring Lake Tahoe were recognized today by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) during the third annual Lake Spirit Awards ceremony at the Agency’s Governing Board meeting in Stateline.
Date: 12/19/2013
Due to inclement weather and muddy conditions, the following parks and preserves are closed until weather improves:
Date: 12/19/2013
This New Year’s Day 2014, California State Parks will commemorate our 150th Anniversary with several First Day Hikes planned across the state. On Wednesday January 1, 2014, thirty-one (31) state parks will offer 38 different hikes, including hikes in the redwoods, the deserts and along the coast and beaches, as well as a paddle hike, and other activities.
Date: 12/19/2013
FLW has announced the tournament trail formerly known as the EverStart Series has been renamed the Rayovac FLW Series.
Date: 12/19/2013
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of CarecoTV and The Bass Federation, is pleased to announce the continued support received from Mustang Survival.
Date: 12/19/2013
Meyer, Morehead, Vatalaro, Wheeler selected as brand ambassadors
Date: 12/18/2013
This month Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! (SAH!) is pleased to announce Pat Neu from the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA), as the December “Partner in Action.”
Date: 12/18/2013
Environmental, public health conservation, and wildlife groups applaud the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for seeking scientists’ input on how streams and wetlands affect the health of larger bodies, and urged EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to finalize a strong rule to protect these vital water bodies.
Date: 12/18/2013
Non-profit summer camps, schools, or local non-profit organizations providing on the water programs for kids have a strong need for safety, and having right-sized life jackets for kids is key.
Date: 12/18/2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento.
Date: 12/18/2013
OHV Trails near Foresthill Closed for Wet Weather Season
Date: 12/18/2013
Ramona Grasslands Preserve Flood Control Project Notice:
Date: 12/18/2013
Los Padres National Forest officials today announced the Dough Flat Road (6N16) has closed for the winter season
Date: 12/18/2013
If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for the outdoor enthusiasts in your life, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has some suggestions.
Date: 12/17/2013
Biologists received some good news this month about plans to re-introduce California red-legged frogs to the Santa Monica Mountains.
Date: 12/17/2013
The annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. every evening from Wednesday, December 18 through Sunday, December 22.
Date: 12/17/2013
It’s already a brutal winter in parts of the country. If your boat and trailer are going to spend the snow season outside exposed to the elements, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has five tips to protect your investment and prevent winter’s bitter effects from taking hold and causing problems down the road:
Date: 12/17/2013
Australia’s marine waters will remain open to recreational fishing
Date: 12/16/2013
Note: Regulations in these tables may change during the year. Before engaging in ocean sportfishing for groundfish and associated species, please call the Recreational Groundfish Fishing Regulations Hotline at (831) 649-2801, send an e-mail to AskMarine@wildlife.ca.gov, or call your nearest CDFW office for the latest information.
Date: 12/16/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a Draft Environmental Assessment/Initial Study on the Trinity River 2014 Channel Rehabilitation Project sites Bucktail and Lower Junction City.
Date: 12/16/2013
NOAA Fisheries announced today final regulations requiring the United States Navy to implement protective measures during training and testing activities off the coasts of California and Hawaii.
Date: 12/16/2013
Researchers from the SWFSC Fisheries Ecology Division's Salmon Ocean Ecology Team undertook an experimental approach to quantify predation rates by Western Gulls on threatened juvenile steelhead populations in six central California coast watersheds.
Date: 12/16/2013
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that BoatUS ANGLER will continue its support of the 2014 Cabela's Collegiate BassFishing Series.
Date: 12/13/2013
The series of storm systems that passed through the Yosemite Area over the last several weeks have resulted in heavy snow accumulation throughout the park.
Date: 12/13/2013
Christine Hill has been named the new Mad River District Ranger announced Forest Supervisor Tyrone Kelley.
Date: 12/13/2013
After two decades of decline, hunting and fishing participation among Americans increased between 2006 and 2011, and a recent major research study pinpoints 10 major reasons for the increases.
Date: 12/13/2013
After two decades of decline, hunting and fishing participation among Americans increased between 2006 and 2011, and a recent major research study pinpoints 10 major reasons for the increases
Date: 12/13/2013
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has some ice safety tips for those of you who will be going ice fishing this winter.
Date: 12/12/2013
.The Forest Service announced today that most Forest roads and trails will be closed to public travel from December 16, 2013 through April 14, 2014.
Date: 12/12/2013
The public has another opportunity to view parade which will run again Sunday, December 15.
Date: 12/12/2013
Park Superintendent Cicely Muldoon announces the 16th year of shuttle bus transportation beginning Saturday, December 28, 2013,
Date: 12/12/2013
Please Note: The December 12, 2013 meeting has been cancelled
Date: 12/12/2013
Recent rainfall across Los Padres National Forest has led to rising fuel moisture levels, prompting officials to reduce fire restrictions on the forest effective immediately.
Date: 12/12/2013
Rivers and streams release carbon dioxide at a rate five times greater than the world's lakes and reservoirs combined, contrary to common belief.
Date: 12/12/2013
Over 77 million homes will be able to watch this year's Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) when it airs on the NBC Sports Network.
Date: 12/11/2013
It has been determined that a portion of the riding and hiking trail to the south of Sweetwater Reservoir occurs within an environmentally sensitive area containing vernal pools and associated species that are protected under Federal Law.
Date: 12/11/2013
The Port of San Diego's Board of Port Commissioners has adopted a Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on District tidelands.
Date: 12/11/2013
Inyo National Forest employees Adrienne Dunfee and Nora Gamino, along with Renee Jewell of the Region 5 Regional Office, have been selected for the Secretary of Agriculture’s Award for Management Excellence for their joint efforts and dedication to the field of Sustainable Operations.
Date: 12/11/2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and The Nature Conservancy (Conservancy) announce a new partnership that will for the first time increase and better coordinate controlled burn activities.
Date: 12/11/2013
Ice Fishing Magazine, the leading publication for dedicated hard-water anglers, is back and on newsstands now.
Date: 12/10/2013
Top fishing destinations, mix of previous and new venues, great payouts deep into the field, a 2 day bonus event in the North Region and a full Southeast Region in 2014!
Date: 12/10/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation is requesting nominations for new members of the Lake Berryessa Community Forum Coordinating Team to replace the following five stakeholder group representatives whose terms expire in February 2014.
Date: 12/9/2013
Michael Cassidy, North American Media Group (NAMG) has joined the Board of Directors of Wildlife Forever, a national nonprofit conservation organization.
Date: 12/9/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service today announced the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement on California’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan.
Date: 12/9/2013
Park updates as of Dec 9, 2013
Date: 12/9/2013
Glen Helen Park to Open New Campground
Date: 12/9/2013
The Big Valley Ranger District office in Adin, Calif. will have reduced services over the holidays.
Date: 12/9/2013
Los Padres National Forest officials today announced three roads on the Ojai Ranger District will close for the season December 6, 2013.
Date: 12/9/2013
U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will begin prescribed fire operations south of Homewood on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe on Monday, December 9, 2013.
Date: 12/6/2013
Release Date: Dec 6, 2013 GOLETA, Calif., December 6, 2013 – Los Padres National Forest officials are seeking public comments on proposed changes to the Ballinger, Mt. Pinos, Figueroa Mountain, Goldhill, Santa Ynez, Pozo/La Panza, and Rose Valley standard amenity recreation fee (SAF) areas. The forest is proposing to substantially reduce the size of the Santa Ynez area, eliminate the remaining six SAF areas, and establish special recreation permit (SRP) fees in two locations. These prop
Date: 12/6/2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Yesterday, California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) began mechanical harvesting of water hyacinth in parts of the Delta. Harvesting will continue until the beginning of next year’s herbicide treatment season (early March).
Date: 12/6/2013
WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2013 – The blending of ethanol into the nation’s gasoline supply was the topic of a hearing held today by the EPA to discuss the 2014 Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program.
Date: 12/5/2013
Today, California State Parks is officially launching the 150th Anniversary of State Parks, along with the grand opening of California’s Statewide Museum Collections Center in McClellan Park, an event sponsored by the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF).
Date: 12/5/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a report that details the methods and costs of increasing the storage capacity of San Luis Reservoir.
Date: 12/4/2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will install a temporary traffic signal in Folsom at the intersection of Folsom Lake Crossing and Folsom Prison Drive beginning Dec. 4.
Date: 12/4/2013
Due to low water conditions, Buckhorn boat ramp at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Orland, has been closed.
Date: 12/4/2013
U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will begin prescribed fire operations on Kingsbury Grade and at Emerald Bay on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.
Date: 12/4/2013
The National Fish Habitat Partnership released its first video in a series highlighting the work of the National Fish Habitat Partnerships across the country.
Date: 12/3/2013
If there is one thing I hate worse than seeing a nice bass boat with a filthy finish, it’s seeing one with dirty carpet.
Date: 12/3/2013
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will hold two webinars to explain the final plan that will guide the management of National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin over the next 15 years.
Date: 12/3/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will hold the next meeting of the Lake Berryessa Community Forum on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Berryessa Senior Center
Date: 12/2/2013
Meeting Canceled
Date: 12/2/2013
American Bass Anglers announced today the 2014 American Fishing Tour season details with several enhancements.
Date: 12/2/2013
Late fall and winter bring high season for boaters with vessels in southern waters.
Date: 12/1/2013
Following a 30-day public review period, the Port of San Diego is releasing an environmental document related to the Shelter Island Boatyard Crane Replacement and Pier Addition Project.
Date: 12/1/2013
The Northern California Dungeness crab season will open on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 north of the Mendocino County line.
Date: 12/1/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation today released for public review a draft environmental assessment analyzing the impacts of acquiring up to 9,000 acre-feet of water from the Merced Irrigation District during December 2013 through February 2014.
Date: 11/27/2013
The High Glade Fire, currently burning on the Upper Lake Ranger District of the Mendocino National Forest, is 305 acres and 70 percent contained.
Date: 11/27/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the comment period on the Draft Environmental Documents on the proposed Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 10-year Water Transfer/Exchange Program.
Date: 11/26/2013
After a national search, and review of over 120 college applicants, Fenwick has selected the 2014 Fenwick Collegiate Pro Team.
Date: 11/26/2013
The City of Newport Beach (City) released a proposed plan today for fire rings at two beaches in the community (the Balboa Pier area and Corona del Mar State Park or “Big Corona”).
Date: 11/26/2013
Forest Service officials recently announced that a variety of digital visitor maps are now accessible for people using Android and iOS devices.
Date: 11/26/2013
At its Nov. 21 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $14.4 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California.
Date: 11/25/2013
The Doublehead Ranger District of the Modoc National Forest is seeking comment on proposed projects.
Date: 11/25/2013
The closure order for the Salmon Complex and Butler Fire areas has been lifted and Forest visitors are now permitted within the burned area.
Date: 11/25/2013
The U.S. Forest Service has released a final plan that will guide management of National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin for the next 15 years.
Date: 11/25/2013
Forest Service officials today announced the release of the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for a Proposed Amendment to the Land Management Plans for the four Southern California national forests (the Angeles, Cleveland, Los Padres, and San Bernardino).
Date: 11/25/2013
The Center for Coastal Conservation (Center) announced today that four new boat builders have joined as corporate sponsors.
Date: 11/22/2013
Recent Visitor Survey Shows 98% Satisfaction Rate
Date: 11/22/2013
At its Nov. 21 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $14.4 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California.
Date: 11/22/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation today released for public review the Draft Environmental Documents on the proposed Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 10-year Water Transfer/Exchange Program.
Date: 11/22/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will open the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Friday, Nov. 22, at approximately 2 p.m.,
Date: 11/21/2013
On Tuesday, November 26 from 6 to 7 p.m., recreational fishermen, charter guides, fisheries managers and top marine scientists will gather in the West Marine store in Santa Cruz, California to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of "catch & release" angling.
Date: 11/21/2013
All hail the Queen of Fish! KeepAmericaFishing™, the largest online angling advocacy community, is proud to announce that Kacey H. of Matlacha, Fla. was voted the 2013 "Queen of Fish."
Date: 11/20/2013
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers cited a 46-year-old Ventura County man for using rubbing alcohol to force fish out of rocks and capturing them to sell.
Date: 11/19/2013
The court found that CDFW’s practice of stocking fish into lakes in California does not amount to adding a pollutant to the water in violation of the Clean Water Act.
Date: 11/19/2013
Agency to Work with Stakeholders to Put System on More Sustainable Footing
Date: 11/18/2013
This month Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! (SAH!) is pleased to announce Dr. Nick Schmal, from the U.S. Forest Service Eastern Region, as the November “Partner in Action.” As the Regional Fish Program Leader, Nick’s has been outstanding in promoting conservation stewardship through the SAH! campaign.
Date: 11/18/2013
Calling All “Snowbirds” to Silver Strand State Beach!
Date: 11/15/2013
WFN: World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment destination and digital resource for anglers throughout North America, will air Ice Block, a four-hour programming marathon dedicated to ice fishing, on Tuesday, Nov. 19 beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Date: 11/14/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will open the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Friday, Nov. 15, at approximately 9 a.m., to allow for recreational boating through the weekend.
Date: 11/14/2013
Bass Pro Shops is once again showing its patriotism and support for the brave men and women in uniform by hosting fundraising months for two military-related organizations.
Date: 11/13/2013
Science-Based Plan Takes Advantage of Tremendous Sediment Deposits Following Rainstorms
Date: 11/12/2013
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Ranger Boats will continue its support of the 2014 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
Date: 11/8/2013
Continued partnership with the ACA has tremendous benefits to collegiate anglers
Date: 11/7/2013
Sportfishing industry urges Congress to advance bipartisan legislation to benefit fisheries conservation and access
Date: 11/7/2013
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that HydroWave™ will continue their support of the 2014 Cabela's Collegiate BassFishing Series™. As a 2014 series sponsor, HydroWave™ will enjoy extensive promotion with collegiate anglers throughout the nation at major events and with the associated television series.
Date: 11/4/2013
On Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, the Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region, Central California Area Office, will waive day use fees at New Melones Lake for all visitors in honor of the men and women of the U.S. military who have given so much to their country.
Date: 10/30/2013
FLW, has announced its 2014 FLW College Fishing schedule, which for the first time features stand-alone tournaments on some of the country’s best fisheries and no off-limits period in advance of qualifiers and invitationals.
Date: 10/30/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will open the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Thursday, Oct. 31, at approximately 9 a.m., to allow for recreational boating through the weekend.
Date: 10/30/2013
TakeMeFishing.org Cites Ideal On-the-Water Conditions and Stress Relief as Benefits to Fishing & Boating in Autumn
Date: 10/30/2013
The course teaches boaters how to recognize features, “read” the river and lock through with confidence.
Date: 10/29/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will open the Delta Cross Channel Gates on Thursday, Oct. 31, at approximately 9 a.m., in order to meet Bay-Delta flow standards at Rio Vista, Calif., according to State Water Resources Control Board Decision D-1641
Date: 10/29/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation, in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and California Department of Water Resources has scheduled an annual science review and workshop on the long-term operations biological opinions of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project.
Date: 10/28/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will perform maintenance work at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery on Wednesday, Oct. 30, which will require the closure of part of the public parking lot and the entrance gate.
Date: 10/28/2013
Industry recognizes several individuals for their outstanding leadership and support
Date: 10/28/2013
According to the new study, America’s nearly 60 million anglers are estimated to spend $46 billion per year on fishing equipment, transportation, lodging and other expenses associated with their sport.
Date: 10/28/2013
For those not blessed to live in southern climes, Discover Boating offers these tips on getting your boat ready for winter.
Date: 10/28/2013
The youth-led program is seeking applicants between the ages of 16 and 28 to capture the essence of the outdoors through writing, blogging, photography, videos, and social media to increase public awareness of the almost 8,000 state parks throughout the United States.
Date: 10/28/2013
Jeff Lugar of McGaheysville, Va., takes home the coveted Bryan V. Kerchal Memorial trophy and a Skeeter/Yamaha boat package worth $45,000. He also has earned an invitation to fish the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series.
Date: 10/24/2013
If you'd known nothing about the life of Jimmy Johnson, all it took was one look at his funeral service in Ganado, Texas, Saturday to know this: He was a bass fisherman.
Date: 10/24/2013
It's a cross between the CSI and Cold Case TV show crime dramas: taking a look back through the thousands of dusty, old settled boat insurance claims files to identify patterns that can teach today's boaters how to avoid becoming a statistic
Date: 10/24/2013
If you're not going to eat your catch, you can release a healthy fish to the water using these five basic steps.
Date: 10/23/2013
Pass It On - Outdoor Mentors announced today that it was awarded a $10,000.00 grant from the Wichita Cargill Cares Council.
Date: 10/23/2013
California Tournament Trail is proud to announce the debut of a 'workingman's Pro-Am Circuit.' CTT will begin full time operations in January 2014.
Date: 10/23/2013
The traditional image of men escaping for the weekend to experience the thrill and challenge of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and shooting may be as antiquated as the gender make-up in the boardroom in scenes from television's Mad Men.
Date: 10/22/2013
VIndustry recognizes several individuals for their outstanding leadership and support.
Date: 10/22/2013
Like the name it implies, the goal of the boater-funded BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is to educate boaters about safe and clean boating.
Date: 10/21/2013
Over the weekend, 33 young anglers representing 9 high schools, blasted off in 18 boats to compete in California’s first high school open.
Date: 10/21/2013
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is asking for public input on the illegal method of fishing known as "snagging" in state waters.
Date: 10/18/2013
With the re-opening of the federal government, the Bureau of Reclamation announces the status of the Mid-Pacific Region’s recreational facilities and amenities available to the public.
Date: 10/18/2013
Employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ("Service") returned to work today and began the process of re-opening agency facilities following a sixteen day government shutdown.
Date: 10/17/2013
Tune in at 4:30 EST for the live weigh-in and leaderboard for the day 1 of the World Walleye Championship.
Date: 10/17/2013
Children ages 5-15 are invited to participate in a free youth fishing event at Legg Lake in the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area.
Date: 10/16/2013
Dream team tournaments were held locally last year and the first of 2013 to qualify two man teams for the Dream Team National Championship.
Date: 10/15/2013
The country’s top walleye anglers will gather in Escanaba, Michigan, Oct. 17-19 to battle for the ultimate title in team walleye fishing at the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s 2013 World Walleye Championship.
Date: 10/15/2013
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has released a draft environmental impact report (DEIR) for a conservation fish hatchery to assist with the restoration of salmon runs in the San Joaquin River.
Date: 10/15/2013
Having chased many fish species on this planet with flies and a long rod, I can tell you that there is nothing you can aspire to land that's more worthy than the fishing soul of a young human being. That is, bar none, the greatest catch of all.
Date: 10/14/2013
Hicks, Graeme snare Western Conference Invitational victory, automatic berth to national championship
Date: 10/13/2013
Nevada co-angler finally lands EverStart victory
Date: 10/13/2013
Jody Jordan of Vacaville, Calif., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 28 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the EverStart Series Western Division event presented by Mercury Marine on Clear Lake with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 81 pounds, 1 ounce.
Date: 10/11/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation announces the status of Mid-Pacific Region recreational facilities and amenities available to the public during the federal government shutdown.
Date: 10/11/2013
On Sunday, October 13, the Bureau of Reclamation will begin increasing releases from Goodwin Dam into the Stanislaus River.
Date: 10/11/2013
Covering five geographic regions and some of the best bass waters in the country, the college series will crown a new national champion in 2014 and send a talented young angler to the 2015 Bassmaster Classic.
Date: 10/10/2013
The 10-year mark of the National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) and Action Plan, was commemorated with a resolution passed at the business meeting of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) in September 2013.
Date: 10/10/2013
Final Western Division event faces fall conditions to close out season
Date: 10/10/2013
Due to the federal government shutdown, the following events planned at New Melones Lake have been cancelled:
Date: 10/9/2013
Industry urges resolution to government shutdown that is crippling fisheries access and conservation
Date: 10/8/2013
The Bass Federation, announced today the Grand Lake Association and the city of Grove, Okla., will once again host the TBF Federation National Championship.
Date: 10/7/2013
The Hardin-Simmons University team of Randy Sullivan of Breckenridge, Texas, and Hubbell Allen of Abilene, Texas, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Invitational on Sam Rayburn Reservoir Sunday with a five-bass limit weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces.
Date: 10/6/2013
Bass Federation, along with the Faculty of Fishing (FOF), have reached a landmark agreement to provide unparalleled access for all high school anglers in TBF’s Student Angler Federation, SAF.
Date: 10/5/2013
American Bass Anglers officials announced today the 2014 Weekend Bass Series season details with several enhancements.
Date: 10/4/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation announces that the concession operated New Melones Lake Marina at New Melones Lake in Sonora, Calif., will be closed beginning Monday, October 7, due to the federal government shutdown.
Date: 10/2/2013
Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will suspend most programs and operations, including hunting and fishing.
Date: 10/2/2013
Skarlis and Steinfeldt won the event using a non-traditional trolling technique by trolling #5 and #6 Berkley Flicker Shads, using 10-pound Berkley Trilene XT, and Abu Garcia Line counter reels.
Date: 9/30/2013
Please help the Future Fisherman Foundation (F3) continue to provide important programs like Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs with your support of F3's third annual online auction.
Date: 9/30/2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has launched an initiative to bring more urban Americans into contact with nature.
Date: 9/27/2013
Anglers took home $2,000 and other prizes in winner-take-all challenge between FLW and BoatUS collegiate qualifiers.
Date: 9/27/2013
National Hunting and Fishing Day will be celebrated this year on Sept. 28.
Date: 9/25/2013
Six More Refuges Open to Hunting 20 Refuges Expand Hunting and Fishing Opportunities
Date: 9/23/2013
When lake managers draw down reservoirs, fish behavior changes, and savvy anglers alter their strategies accordingly
Date: 9/22/2013
Pro Angler Chris Gilman brought a 3-day total weight of 55.91 to win the first ever Cabela's National Walleye Tour Championship at Devils Lake, ND.
Date: 9/20/2013
It appears pressure brought to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) by some members of Congress as well as the media has halted another effort by the agency to shutter its National Fish Hatcheries.
Date: 9/19/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office will hold a C.A.S.T. (Catch a Special Thrill) for Kids fishing event on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Melones Lake’s Tuttletown Boat Launch in the Tuttletown Recreation Area.
Date: 9/19/2013
Trout Unlimited has praised the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for steps they took to clarify and restore Clean Water Act protections to the nation's headwater streams, wetlands, and lakes.
Date: 9/19/2013
More than 1,600 organizations representing tens of millions of birders, hikers, hunters, anglers, boaters and other conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts delivered a collective letter to congressional appropriators Wednesday urging them to restore funding to popular and effective fish and wildlife conservation grant programs.
Date: 9/18/2013
The Bass Pro Shops Fall Fishing event features free activities, crafts and seminars where adults and kids can learn skills to make the most of their fall fishing adventures.
Date: 9/18/2013
FLW has announced the 2014 Walmart Bass Fishing League schedule, which includes 120 regular-season tournaments spread across 24 divisions.
Date: 9/17/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Northern California Area Office, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service’s Shasta-Trinity National Forest, will host a cleanup event at Shasta Lake’s Fisherman’s Point Day Use Area and the Shasta Dam area on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
Date: 9/17/2013
California Senate Bill 436 was passed Friday, September 13by the state legislature. However, the section of the bill that would have opened up the Fund to non-boating purposes was dropped at the last minute as a result of boaters speaking up against the move.
Date: 9/17/2013
2011 NTC Champs Derek Navis and Korey Sprengel Claim 2013 MWC Team of the Year Title
Date: 9/17/2013
The 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series promises to be one for the history books.
Date: 9/16/2013
Destination: Cal Delta
Date: 9/16/2013
Habitat diversity, sprawling vastness equal unparalleled Western fishery
Date: 9/16/2013
Ranger Cup University is the first program of its kind exclusively for collegiate anglers and is open to those fishing in either FLW- or Cabela's Collegiate Series-affiliated competitions.
Date: 9/16/2013
The big money event will take place out of Lake Fork Marina and continues to grow in popularity as over 800 anglers last year vied for over $100,000 in cash and prizes including two Skeeter bass boats.
Date: 9/16/2013
Competitive walleye anglers will converge at Devil's Lake, N.D., for the Cabela's National Walleye Tour championship event, Sept. 19-21.
Date: 9/15/2013
The West Virginia University team of Edward Rude III of Falling Waters, W. Va., and Mathew Gibson of Morgantown, W. Va., won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Invitational on the Chesapeake Bay Sunday with a three-bass limit weighing 5 pounds, 4 ounces.
Date: 9/13/2013
The Championship will be a 3-day event (Thursday through Saturday) with the full field of fishing the first two days, with a cut to the Top 10 pros and co-anglers for the final day.
Date: 9/12/2013
Winners from FLW College, Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series will compete Sept. 21st
Date: 9/12/2013
Key Findings Help Shape RBFF State Marketing Programs, Highlighting the Importance of Retention Efforts
Date: 9/12/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, will waive day use fees at New Melones Lake for all visitors on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Date: 9/12/2013
Do you fish in salt water? Have you been frustrated by short seasons for certain species and catch limits for fish that seem to live in great abundance in the ocean? Learn the More About the MSA Reauthorization
Date: 9/12/2013
Trout Unlimited Wednesday praised the U.S. Forest Service for establishing a new and improved policy that will enhance the amount and quality of restoration work conducted on Forest Service lands and waters-a change that will support healthier fish and game habitat and make fishing and hunting better on Forest Service lands.
Date: 9/12/2013
In 2011, the NOAA Restoration Center participated in removing blocked culverts on Willow Creek in the Russian River watershed in northern California, opening seven miles of the creek for salmon passage.
Date: 9/12/2013
Seems someone in FWS has some explaining to do, and if some members of Congress have anything to say about it, it won't be long
Date: 9/12/2013
Reclamation has awarded a $4,273,369 contract to Valentine Corp. of San Rafael, Calif., for the replacement and improvement of a major louver system at the Tracy Fish Collection Facility located in Byron, Calif.
Date: 9/10/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled seasonal closures at Stony Gorge and East Park reservoirs, located respectively 18 miles west of Willows and 20 miles west of Maxwell, Calif., beginning Sept. 15, 2013, through April 2014
Date: 9/10/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation, Central California Area Office, has scheduled a seasonal closure of the north side of Oak Shores Day Use Area and the two restrooms along the Smittle Creek Trail at Lake Berryessa from Oct. 15 through April 1, 2014.
Date: 9/10/2013
As summer winds down and students settle into their annual academic routine, a race is underway. The 2014 Cabela’s School of the Year program runs July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
Date: 9/10/2013
Water quality and use, native trout, habitat restoration and long term plans for the Inyo National Forest are some of the conservation topics up for review and discussion at the Southwest Council International Federation of Fly Fishers Fly Fishing Faire, Sept. 20-22.
Date: 9/9/2013
Northern Conference Invitational set for Sept. 14-15
Date: 9/5/2013
Trout Unlimited today praised a report released by the National Wildlife Federation that details the most current information available regarding the climate change impacts on, and threats to, America's valuable fisheries resources, and the potential impact to fishing.
Date: 9/5/2013
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is recruiting those interested in a career as a wildlife officer. CDFW will accept applications for wildlife officer cadet from Sept. 1 through Nov. 27, 2013.
Date: 9/5/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation signed and released a Finding of No Significant Impact for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Arroyo Canal Fish Screen and Sack Dam Fish Passage Project.
Date: 9/4/2013
In celebration of California Coastal Cleanup Day, the Bureau of Reclamation is partnering with Solano Resource Conservation District, Napa Resource Conservation District and Napa Dive Club to clean up Lake Berryessa’s Markley Cove and Pope Creek Bridge areas on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m
Date: 9/4/2013
The 2013 Walmart BFL season continues with five Super Tournaments on Saturday, Sept. 14th and Sunday, Sept. 15th.
Date: 9/3/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office announces the late-summer and fall park events and Park Ranger interpretive programs at Lake Berryessa in Napa County, Calif.
Date: 9/3/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled annual closures at New Melones Lake from Oct. 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014.
Date: 9/3/2013
When multiple news sources last week began reporting that the historic D.C. Booth National Fish Hatchery in South Dakota was slated for imminent closure later this year, spokespersons for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service dodged any direct response to the planned shutdown.
Date: 9/3/2013
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) encourages anglers to go fishing with a friend or neighbor who doesn't have a license this Saturday, the second of two days in 2013 when fishing licenses are not required.
Date: 8/30/2013
FLW has announced the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour rules and a restructuring of the payouts, which includes $10,000 to the sixtieth-place finisher for the Tour's nineteenth season.
Date: 8/29/2013
FLW has announced the 2014 EverStart Series schedule.
Date: 8/29/2013
Organization Created to Increase Participation in Boating and Fishing Highlights Key Successes
Date: 8/29/2013
American Bass Anglers announces the renaming of its Weekend Series to the Weekend Bass Tour. The Weekend Bass Tour consist of 20 divisions with 5 divisional events each with a Boater/Co-Angler format.
Date: 8/26/2013
Fans can tune in on Saturdays at 6:30 am EST for six weeks of college bass fishing action.
Date: 8/23/2013
On Sunday, August 25, 2013, at approximately 8 a.m., the Bureau of Reclamation will begin to increase releases from Lewiston Dam to the Trinity River in support of the Hoopa Valley Tribe's bi-annual Boat Dance Ceremony.
Date: 8/23/2013
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking help from the public in monitoring the health of Chinook salmon in the Klamath River and its tributaries
Date: 8/23/2013
A new survey conducted by Southwick Associates on what influences hunters' and anglers' purchases sheds light on how manufacturers in the hunting and fishing industry might best market to their consumers.
Date: 8/22/2013
Tournament open to all high school students
Date: 8/22/2013
The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW and TBF’s newest State Federation, the South Dakota Bass Federation were excited to host the 2013 Student Angler Federation (SAF) South Dakota High School Fishing State Championship on Saturday, August 3.
Date: 8/22/2013
The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW and Vermont Bass Federation hosted the 2013 Student Angler Federation (SAF) New York and Vermont High School Fishing State Championship on Sunday, June 30.
Date: 8/21/2013
The Association of Collegiate Anglers will once again be heading to Florence and Lake Pickwick for the season ending event of the 2014 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing series.
Date: 8/21/2013
The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW and PA Bass Federation hosted the 2013 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland High School Fishing State Championships on Saturday, July 27.
Date: 8/20/2013
FLW, the world’s leading tournament-fishing organization, has reached an agreement with Wildlife Forever to become the title sponsor of the State-Fish Art Contest, which supports youth aquatic education nationwide
Date: 8/20/2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today announced more than $6.9 million in competitive grants to six states and one U.S. territory for projects to support recreational boating through the Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Tier II program.
Date: 8/19/2013
Women and Youth Leading Growth for one of America’s Favorite Pastimes
Date: 8/19/2013
Combining Schoolwork With the Passion for Fishing
Date: 8/19/2013
The 2013 Summer TOKS Contest is now officially over and once again we all got to see some impressive common/mirror carp caught from anglers from all over the world.
Date: 8/19/2013
EverStart pro wins year-end championship, $500,000
Date: 8/19/2013
EverStart pro wins year-end championship, $500,000
Date: 8/16/2013
Showing a resurgence in one of America's favorite pastimes, the number of Americans who go fishing is up, with more than 47 million people participating in 2012.
Date: 8/16/2013
Fly Casting enthusiasts from across the country and around the world will be meeting in West Yellowstone, Montana on September 26-28 for the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) 48 th annual International Fly Fishing Fair.
Date: 8/15/2013
Beginning August 15th, high school fishing coaches can register their school to participate in the program.
Date: 8/12/2013
Groups representing millions of Americans request rulemaking and adoption of guidance that would secure valuable fish and wildlife habitat, nation’s outdoors-dependent economy.
Date: 8/7/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will release additional water from Trinity Reservoir to supplement flows in the Lower Klamath River in 2013 to help protect an expected large returning run of adult Chinook salmon from a disease outbreak and mortality.
Date: 8/7/2013
To be a true professional sport, the co-anglers or amateurs should be removed from the equation.
Date: 8/6/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will temporarily decrease flows in the lower American River below Nimbus Dam on Wednesday, August 7, beginning at 2 a.m.
Date: 8/1/2013
Throughout 2013 season, FLW members will be able to win valuable prizes each month simply by entering online.
Date: 8/1/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation will temporarily decrease flows in the lower American River below Nimbus Dam on Friday, Aug. 9, from 2,500 cubic feet per second to as low as 1,000 cfs to prepare the Nimbus Fish Hatchery weir foundation for installation of the weir’s super structure.
Date: 8/1/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation, Central California Area Office, in partnership with the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation and Pleasure Cove Marina, will host a C.A.S.T. for Kids fishing event at Lake Berryessa on Saturday, Sept. 14. Lake Berryessa is located in Napa County, Calif.
Date: 8/1/2013
World’s best anglers eye prestigious title, $500,000 top prize
Date: 8/1/2013
Eric Soe and Payne Ahrens of Gretna won the 2013 Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament on July 27 at Harlan County Reservoir.
Date: 7/30/2013
Brad Rutherford almost missed out on the bass fishing competition of his life: the Aug. 1-3 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship hosted by his school, Young Harris College in Young Harris, Ga.
Date: 7/29/2013
For Henry Shoemaker and Phillip Browning it was a battle of attrition as they battled the rain drenched waters of the Ohio river to win the 2013 West Virginia High School State Bass Fishing Championship.
Date: 7/29/2013
30 youth from all corners of the state of Mississippi traveled to the Tennessee River near Iuka, MS June 28th and 29th for the SAF MS High School State Championship.
Date: 7/28/2013
The Indiana University team of Sean Gillenwater of Bloomington, Ind., and Josh Collier of Ellettsville, Ind,, won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference Invitational on the Detroit River Sunday with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 7 ounces.
Date: 7/28/2013
Pro Angler Korey Sprengel brought a two-day total weight of 75.04 lbs to win the Cabela's National Walleye Tour event at Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Date: 7/25/2013
he Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and its Take Me Fishing™ campaign today announced a new alliance relationship with Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Media Networks that will encourage kids and families to connect with nature through boating and fishing.
Date: 7/25/2013
Renowned journalist recognized for his contributions to ensure recreational fishing’s future
Date: 7/25/2013
The B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Fund will fund grassroots fisheries conservation projects
Date: 7/24/2013
Central Conference event to take place July 27-28
Date: 7/24/2013
In what might be officially described as a three day three ring circus of all things fly-fishing, longtime anglers and newcomers to the sport will mingle at the Southwest Council International Federation of Fly Fishers end-of-summer Faire, Sept. 20-22.
Date: 7/23/2013
June 29, 2013: The California B.A.S.S. Nation held the first of four qualifying events to form the CA State Team and a chance at fishing the Bassmasters Classic.
Date: 7/23/2013
Sept. 20-22 NON-PROFIT FFF FLY FISHING FAIRE HIGHLIGHTS MAMMOTH WEEKEND
Date: 7/23/2013
FLW announces 2013 winners
Date: 7/23/2013
Nation’s Rivers Flow toward Better Habitat, Economies and Public Safety.
Date: 7/22/2013
Mitchell Gowen and Brianna Tucker of Decatur Heritage outfished 65 other high school teams to win the 2013 B.A.S.S. High School Invitational on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala., Saturday by bringing in 16 pounds, 15 ounces of largemouth bass.
Date: 7/21/2013
Robert Giannini completed a wire-to-wire win on Lake Champlain.
Date: 7/21/2013
The Shippensburg University team of Kevin Hollasch of Shippensburg, Pa., and Hunter Chamberlin of Marriotsville, Md., won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference event on Lake Champlain Saturday with five bass weighing 17 pounds, 15 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Invitational tournament.
Date: 7/21/2013
Tom Lavictoire Jr. of West Rutland, Vt., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win the EverStart Series Northern Division event on Lake Champlain with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 43 pounds, 15 ounces. For his victory, Lavictoire Jr. earned $34,915.
Date: 7/20/2013
Jeffers and Bragg had a five bass limit today weighing 19lbs 11ounces to win the titles.
Date: 7/19/2013
The 2013 High School Fishing World Finals will wrap up tomorrow on the beautiful waters of Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark.
Date: 7/19/2013
The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $3,969,451 contract for a channel rehabilitation project to enhance fish habitat along more than a mile of the Trinity River near Douglas City, Calif., as part of the Trinity River Restoration Program in Northern California.
Date: 7/19/2013
When the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship gets under way Aug. 1 on Chatuge Reservoir, Ga., the field of hopeful young anglers will include the first team from Mexico ever to qualify for the championship bass tournament.
Date: 7/19/2013
Day two was all about strategy as the 2013 High School Fishing World Finals continued on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark.
Date: 7/19/2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Reclamation will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, to present information and solicit comments on the Central Valley Project Improvement Act Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2014.
Date: 7/18/2013
One hundred and thirty-three high school fishing teams traveled to Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark., this week for the 4th annual High School Fishing World Finals.
Date: 7/17/2013
The 2013 High School Fishing World Finals in Russellville, AR on Lake Dardanelle will be streaming live on the home page of HighSchoolFishing.org at 2:30 CST Weds-Sat.
Date: 7/16/2013
The Fishers of Men Tournament Trail is bringing its Legacy Series National Championship to Wheeler Lake for two days of competitive fishing.
Date: 7/16/2013
Boater Brandon Gann of Sparta, Wisc., won the July 13 Walmart BFL Great Lakes Division event on the Mississippi River with a total catch of 13 pounds, 5 ounces. For his efforts, Gann took home more than $4,470 in winnings.
Date: 7/16/2013
Boater Heath Wagner of Angola, Ind., won the July 13 Walmart BFL Michigan Division event on the Detroit River with a total catch of 23 pounds, 8 ounces. Wagner took home nearly $3,800 in winnings for his efforts.
Date: 7/15/2013
In 2012, Auburn University brothers and teammates Jordan Lee, left, and Matt Lee battled for victory in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship. This year, the two have different teammates but again prepare to compete for the championship title.
Date: 7/15/2013
Boater Jason Shipton of Muncy, Pa., won the July 13 Walmart BFL Northeast Division event on Oneida Lake with a total catch of 16 pounds, 15 ounces. Shipton took home over $4,150 in winnings after capturing the tournament title.
Date: 7/15/2013
Boater Jeff Jennings of Rock Hill, S.C., won the July 13 Walmart BFL Piedmont Division event on High Rock Lake with a total catch of 21 pounds, 12 ounces. Jennings took home more than $3,500 for his victory.
Date: 7/15/2013
Due to better than expected hydrologic conditions through the latter part of June and first 12 days of July, the Bureau of Reclamation has determined that it will further increase the Central Valley Project’s Friant Division water supply allocation.
Date: 7/15/2013
Whether noodling for catfish, shooting carp with a bow and arrow, or being tugged through the water by a sea bass, fishing can be more than a tranquil pastime.
Date: 7/14/2013
July 12, 2013 – Newport Beach, CA : The first dorado of the season was weighed in at the Balboa Angling Club on Friday. Clarke Smith is a long time member of the BAC and as such, the first Dorado of the season earns him the First Dorado Flag. And, it’s just in time for our Helen Smith Offshore Tournament scheduled for August 2nd and 3rd.
Date: 7/12/2013
The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW, is excited to host the 2013 Student Angler Federation (SAF) South Dakota High School Fishing State Championship on Saturday, August 3.
Date: 7/12/2013
The global sportfishing industry convened July 9-12, in Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: 7/12/2013
KeepAmericaFishing™, the industry's angler advocacy program, is pleased to announce several ground-breaking developments.
Date: 7/12/2013
According to the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation and the Outdoor Foundation, angling is again on the upswing after some down years-good news for the fishing and boating industry.
Date: 7/11/2013
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