EXTREME ANGLER JOINS WESTERNBASS.COM SPONSORS

Grand Opening on March 6/7

OAKLEY, CA (February 17, 2004) — WesternBass.Com introduced Extreme Angler as a new sponsor on the suite of bass fishing web sites. Extreme Angler is a full service store featuring fishing gear for all anglers.

Available product includes rods and reels, fly fishing equipment, salt and fresh water fishing gear including a full line of tackle. Located at 1625 Main Street in Oakley, the store hours are Monday – Thursday: 9 am to 6 pm; Friday: 6:30 am – 7 pm; Saturday: 6:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: 6:30 am – 3 pm.

Owners Gary Estes and Tim Gruber are avid anglers and have plans to release a schedule of monthly seminars, classes on fly tying and fishing, as well as programs to teach kids to become anglers.

March 6th and 7th marks the official opening of Extreme Angler and all are invited to check out the store. There will be a free BBQ, drawings and seminars all weekend. Seminars on fly fishing, kokanee and trout, bass, tuna, salmon and steelhead are planned. Featured seminars guests are Gary Dobyns, #1 money winner in West on bass fishing, Tony Franceschi will also speak on bass fishing as well as Don Price, fly fishing expert with over 40 years experience. Buy and Okuma reels or Lamiglas rods and receive a $10 gift. Also, hot buys on just about all Pure Fishing Products including the newest Gulp baits.

For more information on Extreme Angler go to http://www.extremenangler.net/ .

WesternBass.Com is a suite of web sites for bass fishing enthusiasts of all types; shore anglers, tubers, competitive tournament anglers, club anglers and non-tournament anglers all use and share the sites along with industry professionals, manufacturers and Pro Anglers. The site was originally created in 1996.

WesternBass.Com features reports, forums, classifieds, chat rooms, lake specific information, an ever expanding library, BASS WEST USA archives, partner pairings and special ‘Nutcase’ events.

Sponsors of WesternBass.Com include Future Pro Tour Tournament Trails, Northlake Ford, Bass West / AC Pro Shop, Yamamoto Bait Co., Kistler Rods, Walton's Pond, The Hook, Line & Sinker, Phil's Props, Jay Liu's Service, Persuader Bass Baits, Glory Hole Sports, Galaxie Marine / BassCat – Triton, Tracy Oasis Marina-Resort, Reaction Innovations, Bob's Marine, Bass Weekly Radio, C&C Marine, National Bass Association, Sawyer Cook & Co. Bass Boat Insurance, Penetrator Soft Baits, Dave's Bass Shack, Tackle Warehouse, 1-800-BASS BOAT, Lakeside Boat Service, Olympic Funding, Beauty and the Bass Calendar, International Sportsman's Expositions, Big Break Marina, Strike Pro USA and Extreme Angler.

Affiliated guides include Cooch's Fishing, Big George's Fishing Guide Service, Rich Thiel's Guide Service, Larry Hemphill - Instruction/Guide Service, Bass Fishin' with Richard Pounds, Randy Pringle: The Fishing Instructor, Don Levett Guide Service, The "Maine" Guide, Johnny Mac's Shasta Lake Guide Service, Golden State Guide Service & Instruction, Johnny C's Bassin1A Guide Service, Bob Myskey Guide Service, Dave Gliebe Guide Service.

For more information, contact WesternBass.Com at (925) 679-9575 or visit http://www.westernbass