Posts Tagged 'Fishing tournament'

Bass Pro Shops announces US Open National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championship

Bass Pro Shops is celebrating its 50th year, and amateur anglers and the waters where they practice their craft will net the rewards. Founder Johnny Morris today announced what he called the grandest fishing tournament in history – the Johnny Morris Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championships. The tournament, which will air internationally on NBC, invites owners of Tracker, Ranger, Nitro, Triton, Sun Tracker, Tahoe and Mako brand boats to […]

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Fortnite’s next event is a fishing tournament

Epic is getting a little weird with things for Fortnite‘s next event. The event is called the Fortnite Fishing Frenzy Contest, and as that name suggests, it’s a fishing tournament. Fishing, of course, is one of the new features that was introduced with the launch of season 2, so perhaps seeing a tournament centered around it shouldn’t be that surprising. In any case, the Fishing Frenzy Contest is happening this weekend, beginning on Friday, November […]

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Man charged in connection with Texas fishing tournament fraud

A man is accused of fraud for violating rules in a high school fishing tournament. Ryan Lovelace was the supervisor for the team of students in the competition. He’s charged with “freshwater fish tournament fraud,” a Class A misdemeanor in the Parks and Wildlife Department. Game wardens said Lovelace turned himself in this weekend and paid $1,000 to bond out of the Grayson County Jail Sunday morning. He didn’t want to speak on camera, but […]

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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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Fishing tournament angler still missing on Lake Okeechobee

“It could happen to any of us.” The heart-wrenching tale of the missing angler at Lake Okeechobee still has no resolution. And with each passing hour, hopes for a miracle have faded. It is feared Nik Kayler — father, husband, veteran and angler — has been lost. Part of me hopes some duck hunter headed out to bag a limit of black-bellied whistling ducks and ring-necks hears a guy holler to him from one of the lake’s million or […]

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