Parent company of Bass Pro and Cabela’s plans to acquire Sportsman’s Warehouse

Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and Sportsman’s Warehouse will soon be all part of the same company if a deal between the Great American Outdoors Group and Sportsman’s Warehouse goes through. Utah-based Sportsman’s Warehouse has entered into an agreement with the Missouri-based Great American Outdoors Group, which owns Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, White River Marine Group and a collection of nature-based resorts. The Great American Outdoors Group will remain a private company. Sportsman’s Ware...

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Bass fishing slows to a crawl at Clear Lake

Not only are fishermen required to purchase a 2021 fishing license for the new year, but if they own a boat and live in Lake County they also must purchase a 2021 quagga mussel sticker, which is $20. A boat first has to be screened. If it passes the screening, the owner is required to purchase the sticker. If the boats fails the screening, it has to be inspected by a Lake County quagga mussel […]

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Learn about white bass fishing during MDC virtual program

Fishing for white bass — particularly during the spring spawning run — is an activity that’s special to many Missouri anglers. People can learn more about how to hook this popular fish at a Missouri Department of Conservation free virtual program “Naturalist Notes Virtual Series: White Bass.” This online program will be from 10-10:30 a.m. Jan. 12 and is being put on by the staff of MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center. This program is designed […]

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Changes coming to the black bass fishing regulations

The State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing changes to black bass fishing regulations that will affect both smallmouth and largemouth bass. There are an estimated 500,000 bass anglers in New York state. Black bass are the most popular and sought-after freshwater game fish in the country; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates there are 9.6 million bass anglers in the country. To read the entire article, please click on https://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/sports/r...

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Social distanced Santa visits at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s

Santa’s Wonderland will still open at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, but with several COVID-19 precautions to protect kids and St. Nick. The stores will have several tools meant to keep families safe, while not scaring children during this pandemic. Kids can give their Christmas wish list to Santa through the Magic Santa Shield. To read the entire article, please click on https://fox2now.com/am-show/social-distanced-santa-visits-at-bass-pro-shops-and-cabelas/

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Fishing talks move at snail’s pace in EU-UK Brexit standoff

European Union and British negotiators on Saturday extended their standoff over EU fishing rights in U.K. waters and remained unable to make a decisive breakthrough in trade talks aimed at averting a chaotic and costly post-Brexit split on New Year’s Day. Despite movement on major issues to keep trade going once a Brexit transition period ends on Dec. 31, the two sides haggled over fish quotas and the rights of trawlers without much success, turning […]

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