Blue Mountain’s Bullock and Berry win Bassmaster College Series season opener on Harris Chain

Following their stellar start, Blake Bullock and John Mark Berry of Blue Mountain Christian University in Mississippi backed up their Day 1 lead with a solid final-round effort to win the Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Harris Chain of Lakes presented by Bass Pro Shops with a two-day total of 46 pounds, 11 ounces.

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Applications open for B.A.S.S. and Shimano’s Helen Sevier Pioneer Scholarships for female anglers

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Helen Sevier Pioneer Scholarships for young, female anglers, which honor Sevier’s leadership and long-term vision for the growth of sportfishing. The two $2,500 scholarships are offered to high school or college women who are committed to fishing for a collegiate program. Read more...

Blue Mountain’s Bullock and Berry lead Bassmaster College Series event on Harris Chain

Blake Bullock and John Mark Berry of Blue Mountain College leveraged a key prespawn area to catch a 29-pound limit that leads Day 1 of the Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Harris Chain of Lakes presented by Bass Pro Shops. Read more...

AFTCO sponsors Bassmaster Elite events on Santee Cooper Lakes and Lake St. Clair

AFTCO has signed on as title sponsor for two heavyweight battles during the 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series season. At the AFTCO Bassmaster Elite at Santee Cooper Lakes April 27-30, anglers will hope to match the stellar 2022 conditions that saw the entire field average over 15 1/2 pounds on Day 1, while the pros will battle big water and even bigger smallmouth at the AFTCO Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair July 27-30.  Read more...

Bassmaster’s top college fishing prospects for 2023

Before the 2023 Bassmaster College Series kicks off late this week in Florida, a panel of former college anglers breaks down the hottest college bass fishing teams coming into 2023. Read more...

Nominations open for fourth annual C.A.S.T. for Kids B.A.S.S. Humanitarian Award

B.A.S.S. and the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation are accepting nominations for their annual humanitarian award recognizing the important work being done by many anglers to support fragile populations. The C.A.S.T. for Kids B.A.S.S. Humanitarian Award will honor one B.A.S.S. member who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to serving groups such as children with special needs, veterans, abuse survivors or any people who need extra help and support. Read more...

Bassmaster Kayak Series expands competition days for 2023 season

After crowning its first Angler of the Year in 2022, the Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series powered by TourneyX now has its much-anticipated five-tournament regular-season schedule in place. New for 2023, every tournament will feature two days of competition.  Read more...

Bassmaster College Series season kicks off on Harris Chain

Another heavyweight battle is on tap as 275 of the best college fishing teams in the country return to central Florida for the 2023 Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Harris Chain presented by Bass Pro Shops Jan. 26-27. St. Croix Bassmaster Opens pro Bobby Lane of Lakeland, Fla., expects the weights to be impressive. Read more...

B.A.S.S. Nation 2023 regional championship schedule announced

The 2023 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries. Each regional championship will provide opportunities for everyday anglers to qualify for the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship and a shot at one of three berths in the 2024 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic. Read more...

Gamakatsu hooks title sponsorship for Bassmaster Elite at Lake Seminole

Gamakatsu, a leading manufacturer and innovator of fishing hooks and terminal tackle, has signed on as the tournament title sponsor for the Bassmaster Elite Series at Lake Seminole. The 2023 Gamakatsu Bassmaster Elite at Lake Seminole will be held February 23-26 in Bainbridge, Ga.

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2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic Final Day Broadcast Moving To FOX

After more than 4.3 million fans tuned in to FOX and FS1 for the dramatic live coverage of the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic, which saw a tie heading into the final day, the network and B.A.S.S. announced that Championship Sunday action from the upcoming Bassmaster Classic on the Tennessee River will be broadcast on FOX March 26, 2023. Later that evening, a Super Six recap show with weigh-in highlights will air on FS1.  Read more...