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  • Mark Lassagne wins Exposed Eligible video contest
    Bass Angler Magazine editor wins Exposed contest
    California Delta local, Mark Lassagne was announced as the winner of the Exposed Eligible video contest by ProPatterns, Inc. today. Lassagne Editor-in-Chief at Bass Angler Magazine (BAM) claimed the bass angling grand prize package of an all...
  • Lake Minsi trout
    October brings fall trout stockings
    Beginning on October 1, the PA Fish & Boat Commission will stock approximately 83,300 trout in 91 lakes and stream sections in the state of Pennsylvania. Anglers can see a complete list of the fall stocking schedules by visiting the PFBC&rsquo...
  • NOAA offers revised plan for recreational fishing survey
    NOAA offers revised plan for recreational fishing survey
    A new federal survey of for-hire recreational fishing is on the way. The U.S. Department of Commerce is announcing in the Federal Register of Sept. 29, 2014 that it is seeking public comments on and asking the Office of Management & Budget for...
  • Crappie Masters National Champions
    Crappie Masters crowns 2014 National Championship Team
    Greenville, MS, September 28, 2014. The Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters National Championship began with nearly 160 two-angler teams competing for the prestigious title of national crappie champion. When time ran out and the weigh-in was complete,...
  • Florida Anglers
    Crappie Master’s National Championship – Day one
    Greenville, MS, September 26, 2014. Day one of the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters National Championship is in the books. Nearly 160 boats, normally with two anglers each, begin the day with high hopes of becoming national crappie champions...
  • Tim Barrett talks 20 pound fish on a fly rod at BC Flyfishers chapter meeting
    Tim Barrett talks 20 pound fish on a fly rod at BC Flyfishers chapter meeting
    The BC Flyfishers chapter of IFFF started fall with a bang. After taking a one-month summer break, the chapter is at it again with informative and engaging monthly chapter meetings. And with autumn just starting, what better topic for a monthly...
  • Jack action at Crystal River, Florida
    Jack attack! - Crystal River, Florida
    The water around the boat on Florida’s Crystal River suddenly began frothing with bait fish scrambling and darting for their lives. The surface also was broken by the large swirls of bigger fish in pursuit just below the surface.It was a...
  • Silver Sonic Waders in action
    Win a bamboo fly rod, gear just for trying on a pair of Orvis Sonic waders?
    Orvis is launching a first-ever wader "Try-On-A-Thon." It is an opportunity for anglers of all types to simply try on a pair of Silver Sonics, whether you try the original men's or women's convertible, Guide Series or Zippered...
  • Calendar Cover
    Rod-builders: One week left in Mud Hole worldwide photo contest
    Show your best custom-made fishing rods for 2015 calendarOVIEDO, Florida, USA --- October 1, is the deadline date to enter Mud Hole Custom Tackle’s 2015 Calendar Contest, an annual event for amateur and custom fishing rod builders to submit...
  • Rome-Floyd Eco Center
    Ecological education, sturgeon and Rome, Georgia
    Rome, Georgia is located in Floyd County at the junction of three rivers. The Oostanaula joins the Etowah at Rome to form the Coosa River, which flows south through Alabama and then to Mobile Bay.The confluence of these three rivers creates an...
  • Southern tier fly fishing: Fall fly fishing report, September events
    Southern tier fly fishing: Fall fly fishing report, September events
    Fall is technically here as of tomorrow, September 22nd. And the hillsides are starting to show it. Ash trees are turning their hues of plum, the silver maples on the river banks are beginning to turn just a little yellow, and here and there the...
  • NMFS developing new protocol for assessing fish stocks
    NMFS developing new protocol for assessing fish stocks
    The number of federal fish stock assessments varies widely by region, a new report finds. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) counted the number of assessments the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) performed in certain regions...
  • Tools for dock shooting.
    Shootin’ and scootin’ for dock crappie
    B’n’M Poles Pro Staffer Travis Bunting is so in to dock shooting that he designed a plastic bait especially for the purpose. Travis and his dad, Charles Bunting have teamed up in the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters All American...
  • Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council plans series of public meetings
    Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council plans series of public meetings
    The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) has scheduled a series of public meetings. MAFMC announced in the Federal Register of Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 that it has scheduled three days of public meetings between Tuesday, Oct. 7 and...
  • Big Catfish
    New Madrid, MO to host Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest catfish tournament
    The competition has been hot and heavy in this year’s Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest (BCQ) tournament trail. New Madrid, MO is a regular stop on the tournament trail, but this year the city bagged the National Championship.The BCQ is a catch...