Posts Tagged 'Bassmaster'
Nearly 450 anglers will cast off on the James River this week for the Basspro.com Bassmaster Open. It’s a good venue for us,” tournament director Chris Bowes said. “Obviously a historic river and a historic fishery. Back in the early 90s, we had a couple Bass Master Classics, which is the Super Bowl of bass fishing.” Having the tournament in May rather than in the middle of the summer creates circumstances for big catches, Bowes […]
Much of Pennsylvania’s best bass fishing is found in the abundant rivers and larger streams that flow through nearly every part of the state, but the country’s top bass-fishing magazine has found one water in the state to include near the top of its list of best bassin’ lakes. Bassmaster Magazine places Lake Erie, including the area of the lake within Pennsylvania, at the No. 3 spot on its list of Best Bass Lakes of […]
Where bass fishing is king. Shelby County’s Lay Lake to host Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open and more
This week, B.A.S.S., the Birmingham-based company that is the worldwide authority on bass fishing announced it is moving the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open from Syracuse, New York to Shelby County’s Lay Lake. Of course for bass fishing aficionados, Lay Lake is the storied local fishery that has hosted four Bassmaster Classics. Last March, Birmingham hosted the 50th Bassmaster Classic. The Classic is like the Super Bowl or The Masters of bass fishing. To read the […]
With 26 Top 10 finishes and more than $600,000 in prize winnings, Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Team Toyota angler Brandon Lester, of Fayetteville, Tennessee, has proven himself to be one of America’s most accomplished young professional bass anglers. Lester is also a dedicated father and offered advice to parents taking their children fishing for the first time. Many families overlook the fact that adults who are handling a rod and reel are required to […]
Rapala, maker of premium lures and other fishing tackle and accessories, has signed on as a partner for the Bassmaster Tournament Trail 2020 season, B.A.S.S. announced today. “We are thrilled to partner with Rapala as they introduce B.A.S.S. members and fans to new lures, tools and accessories to help anglers be effective on the water,” said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO. Rapala will be a Supporting Sponsor for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens Series, […]
Noted pro bass angler Kevin VanDam, inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame as a first-ballot nominee in 2018, is supporting the 2019 induction banquet auction with a day of smallmouth fishing on world-class Michigan waters, along with a signed jersey from his 2019 tournament season and a gift basket full of signed KVD products. A fishing trip that will be considered ‘priceless’ by most bass anglers, this adds to the already-substantial ledger of […]