Posts Tagged 'Bass Pro'

Youth fishing club for grades 5 to 12 meets at Bass Pro

After last week’s column, I was contacted by San Joaquin Bassmasters Fishing Club. The charter club is affiliated with The California Bass Federation and The Bass Federation. It’s open to youth anglers in grades 5 through 12 and is perfect for local youth that are wanting to give fishing a try, or even those who are experienced. There are many great things to say about this youth fishing club. Best of all is that pretty […]

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Bass Pro, Cabela’s get into anti-Pebble Mine fray

It’s not just the REI Co-op that has gotten political. Now, two major outdoor companies that are frequented by hunters, fishers, and rugged outdoors enthusiasts are getting in on the anti-Pebble mine action. Bass Pro and Cabela’s, now under the same ownership, sent a letter to customers this month, asking them to donate to a nonprofit organization that the companies would donate to, dollar for dollar. The nonprofit? The Wild Salmon Center, which is a […]

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Bass Pro begins Riverside Bridge relocation

It’s finally beginning. Construction crews began the process of relocating the Riverside Bridge, a historic Ozark landmark and roadway dating back more than 100 years, downstream to Bass Pro Shops’ Ozark Mill project on the Finley River. The first bridge truss was lifted by a crane the morning of Jan. 7, and set nearby to undergo a complete refurbishment before its reassembly on the Ozark Mill project site, according to a news release by Bass […]

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Lake Conroe to host Bass Pro Tour Major League fishing tournament

Conroe City Council voted unanimously to approve $20,000 from the hotel occupancy tax to market and host the Bass Pro Tour Major League Fishing Tournament at its meeting Dec. 13. The tournament is planned to be held on Lake Conroe in February as the second venue for Major League Fishing’s eight-event tour. Shannon Overby, director of Visit Conroe visitors bureau, said at the Dec. 12 workshop the fishing tour could bring in $422,502 in direct […]

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High wind, high temps await Bass Pro race runners on Sunday

If you’re a runner, don’t forget to move your alarm clock back an hour on Sunday. If you don’t, you might spend some extra time waiting for the start of the 11th annual Bass Pro Shops Conservation Marathon race, and three other races Sunday morning. Oh, and be ready for some really weird weather. Mark Burchfield, National Weather Service meteorologist, said Sunday will likely break the record high temperature of 79, set way back in 1888.  Eighty […]

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Judge again denies bond for man accused of Bass Pro parking lot shooting, assault

For the third time, a judge has denied bond for the man accused of beating up his ex-girlfriend and shooting the man she was with on the Bass Pro parking lot last year. Greg Marvin, who has been in Greene County Jail since the incident last October, was in court Tuesday with his new attorney, Adam Woody. Woody argued that Marvin has worked since the age 13, has donated food to homeless people and “has […]

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