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  • DWR is looking for 2 new folks to join the Oroville Spillway team

    DWR is looking for 2 new folks to join the Oroville Spillway team

    DWR is looking for 2 new folks to join our #OrovilleSpillway team. If you enjoy a fast paced environment, have a public relations/community outreach background and want to be part of a crucial project for the State, apply for a Public Information Officer position

  • Five ways for the shore-bound angler to enjoy more consistent catches

    Five ways for the shore-bound angler to enjoy more consistent catches

    Let's face the facts: nearly everyone gets their start in fishing by casting a line from shore. These outings find us anxious to tangle with "whatever bites" and happy to steal a few moments near the water to wash away life's trials and tribulations.

  • B.A.S.S. Announces High School And Junior Bass Fishing Championships

    B.A.S.S. Announces High School And Junior Bass Fishing Championships

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Costa  High School National Championship presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods will be held on Kentucky Lake at Paris, Tenn., B.A.S.S. announced today.

  • ONEONTA High School Wins FLW High School Fishing Alabama Open

    ONEONTA High School Wins FLW High School Fishing Alabama Open

    The Oneonta High School duo of Laine Cooley of Oneonta, Alabama, and Noah Coleman of Pinson, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 12 pounds even to win the 2017 FLW High School Fishing Alabama Open tournament on Logan Martin Lake. The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.

  • Triton Owners Tournament June 1-3 at Kentucky Lake

    Triton Owners Tournament June 1-3 at Kentucky Lake

    Triton Owners Tournament June 1-3, 2017 Kentucky Lake, Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, TN All Triton Boat owners are invited to the Triton Owners Tournament at beautiful Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, TN. Anglers fish for two days on Kentucky Lake for some of the best fishing offered in the state of Tennessee. Please join us for fun, food and great fishing. Tournament sponsors have donated amazing raffle prizes and at the end of the event one lucky Triton Owner will go home with a brand new 21 TrX with a Mercury 250 ProXS!

  • Triple T Closes 2017 Regular Season at Texoma | Texas Team Trail Final Event

    Triple T Closes 2017 Regular Season at Texoma | Texas Team Trail Final Event

    Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for fourth TXTT event of 2017 NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL – The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its final regular-season event of the 2017 tournament season on Saturday, April 29, at Lake Texoma. The event wraps up the regular season and sets up the TXTT Championship where the race for the Lucas Oil Team of the Year will be determined.

  • Cabela's School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia Update

    Cabela's School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia Update

    Cabela's School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia Update Bryan College Remains 1st with a slight 29-point Lead over University of North Alabama

  • USA Fields First-Ever Ladies' Team in International Match Fishing Competition

    USA Fields First-Ever Ladies' Team in International Match Fishing Competition

    Six American anglers to compete in Hungary in the 2017 Ladies' World Championships LOMBARD, IL – While match fishing is hugely popular throughout Europe, the uniquely foreign sport and its seemingly bizarre tactics can leave even the most experienced American anglers scratching their heads. But don't confuse something merely unfamiliar with a sport that's in any way simple or unsophisticated. To the contrary, a quick search of the Internet or trip to the library will reveal an entirely new world of highly evolved angling complexity.

  • Doty and Robinson Lead Day 1 Bass Cat Owners’ Invitational on Tough Guntersville

    Doty and Robinson Lead Day 1 Bass Cat Owners’ Invitational on Tough Guntersville

    The two-day 2017 Bass Cat Owners Invitational commenced on Friday, with over 250 teams blasting off onto the fertile waters of Lake Guntersville, but for many of them the dreams of big grass bass went unfulfilled. The fish seem to be in an in-between stage, done with the spawn, but not yet out on the main river, and that left many hopefuls scratching their heads. Nevertheless, the team of Steve Doty (Jonesboro, Ark.) and Tracy Robinson (Gadsden, Ala.) sacked a limit that weighed 23.46 pounds and have established a lead of more than five pounds over second place team of Derek Duvall and Kylie Scavona of Louisiana.

  • Florida Angler John Cox Grabs Second-Round Lead In Bassmaster Open On Chickamauga

    Florida Angler John Cox Grabs Second-Round Lead In Bassmaster Open On Chickamauga

    John Cox of Debary, Fla., is leading the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open #2 held on Chickamauga Lake out of Dayton, Tenn., with a two-day total weight of 47 pounds, 13 ounces.

  • AP Exclusive: Oroville Dam managers made missteps in handling crisis

    AP Exclusive: Oroville Dam managers made missteps in handling crisis

    According to this AP investigative piece, California Department of Water Resources (DWR) was not on top of protecting people during the Oroville Dam crisis and was lax in notifying local officials about the emergency.

  • WANTED:  A FEW GOOD SPONSORS | 10th Annual Warrior Fishing Tournament

    WANTED: A FEW GOOD SPONSORS | 10th Annual Warrior Fishing Tournament

    On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Lake Elsinore Bass Club along with National Bass West, are holding the 10th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament at Lake Hodges for the purpose of honoring soldiers who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).  This event will pair an experienced bass fisherman with two service members in order to provide a guided fishing day.  We’ve organized a truly exceptional day and unique event.  Our proposed event is similar to fishing on a guided boat tour with a Bass Pro.

  • Gov. Brown to Meet with Trump Official: Oroville Dam Records Blocked

    Gov. Brown to Meet with Trump Official: Oroville Dam Records Blocked

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The Delta Stewardship Council has changed their meeting date on the Delta Tunnels and the Delta Plan amendment fromApril 27th, 2017 to April 28th, 2017. Please adjust your plans according!

  • Save a Life: Become a Life Jacket Loaner Site

    Save a Life: Become a Life Jacket Loaner Site

    Across the United States, there are over 550 BoatUS Foundation Life Jacket Loaner sites that collectively loan out children's life jackets more than 140,000 times each year. That makes it one of the largest and most successful boating safety programs in the country. Becoming a new loaner site is now easier with an application cycle that allows marinas, boat clubs, waterfront restaurants or government agencies to apply at any time, speeding the review process. There is no cost to set up a loaner site and it's easy to do at BoatUS.org/life-jacket-loaner.

  • 2017 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship Site Announced

    2017 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship Site Announced

    The 2017 Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan will be held on South Carolina's Lake Hartwell, Oct. 19-21, B.A.S.S. announced today.

  • California Boaters Can Now Take Free Boating Safety Course at Home

    California Boaters Can Now Take Free Boating Safety Course at Home

    BoatUS Foundation online boating safety course approved by California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways

  • Ranger Pro Allen Boyd Wins TBF 2017 National Championship

    Ranger Pro Allen Boyd Wins TBF 2017 National Championship

    Ranger Boats Pro Allen Boyd beat a field of 253 anglers to win The Bass Federation 2017 National Championship at Table Rock Lake on April 7. The angler fought through a tough bite for five days to win the "Living the Dream" package. The angler also participated in the Ranger Cup program and took home a brand new Ranger Z518.

  • B.A.S.S. Adds Western High School Open To 2017 Schedule

    B.A.S.S. Adds Western High School Open To 2017 Schedule

    High school anglers on the western side of the country now have another way to qualify for the 2017 Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods.

  • California Boater Education Law in Effect January 1, 2018

    California Boater Education Law in Effect January 1, 2018

    Effective January 1, 2018, all individuals 20 years of age and younger who operate a recreational motorized vessel on California waterways will be required to carry a boater card issued by the California Division of Boating and Waterways, according to a law passed in 2015 now going into full effect.

  • Murray Wins Bassmaster Elite Series Event on Toledo Bend

    Murray Wins Bassmaster Elite Series Event on Toledo Bend

    Ranger Boats Pro John Murray brought in a total of 77 pounds, 10 ounces to win the Bassmaster Elite Series event at Toledo Bend on April 9. The victory marks Murray's first Elite Series win along with the $100,000 first-place prize money.