Bassmaster Elite Series arrives on Okeechobee in 2012

BASS announced its 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule on Tuesday and for the first time in the tournament trail’s seven-year history, an Elite event will be held on Lake Okeechobee.

The 2012 season begins Feb. 24-26 with the 42nd Bassmaster Classic on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La. Skeet […]

August 30th, 2011|Categories: Florida Fishing Reports, Tournament Fishing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Bassmaster Elite Series arrives on Okeechobee in 2012

University of Tennesse, Chattanooga Wins on Lake Okeechobee

(Jan. 09, 2011 – Okeechoebee, FL)… OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2011) – The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga team of Nicholas Pratt and James Childers, won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Southeast Division on Lake Okeechobee Saturday with five bass weighing 13 pound, 13 ounces. The victory earned the team $10,000 to be split between the university and the university’s bass-fishing club; $7,500 for the bass club and $2,500 for their school. The win also helped them advance to the Southeast Division Regional Championship.

“I’m so pumped right now,” said James Childers, a sophomore in Finance. “We were fishing a lot differently than anyone else; we went to the deeper water in the canals near the dam and the Kissimmee River and used DD 22s and spinnerbaits. We found a pattern that worked for us last week during a practice we came down for and it held up today. We stuck with what we knew and it paid off.

“We knew that with the cold front that came through the shallow grassy areas that Lake Okeechobee is known for probably wouldn’t be productive so we headed for deeper water,” added Nicholas Pratt a senior in business finance. […]

January 10th, 2011|Categories: Tournament Fishing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on University of Tennesse, Chattanooga Wins on Lake Okeechobee

The Professional Anglers Association (PAA)

The Professional Anglers Association (PAA) has just finalized their annual elections for the PAA Board of Directors and elected new officers. John Crews of Salem, Virginia is the President. Sean Hoernke of Magnolia, Texas is the Vice President. Kurt Dove of Del Rio, Texas is the Secretary. Dave […]

May 20th, 2009|Categories: Tournament Fishing|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Professional Anglers Association (PAA)

Everglades Resortation Fishing Tournament

S.A.F.E.R. – Florida Bass Fishing Tournament

While the fishing tournament on 4-27-2008 was a great hit once again, much of the support came from running this event for the seventh year in a row. Let’s not forget the great cause at hand, saving the canals and achieving Everglades Restoration or as […]

April 30th, 2008|Categories: Florida Fishing Guide, Florida Fishing Reports, Largemouth Bass, South Florida Fishing, Tournament Fishing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Everglades Resortation Fishing Tournament

Daytona, Florida Bass Fishing NASCAR style!

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Join us for the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming Hot Rods & Reels(TM) NASCAR Celebrity Charity Fishing Tournament! Friday, February 15, 2008 - Daytona International <a href=[…]

December 3rd, 2007|Categories: Florida Fishing Reports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daytona, Florida Bass Fishing NASCAR style!

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