Fans can catch the newest Bassmaster circuit, Mercury College B.A.S.S., on ESPNU.
The 12-program schedule, mostly in weekend time slots, began July 31 and will conclude Sept. 4 (check local listings). Featured events will be Super Regional tournaments out of Russellville, Ark.; Montgomery, Ala.; and Syracuse, N.Y. The season finale championship program will be shown for the first time on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 9 p.m. ET.
The first collegiate-level angler to win a Bassmaster Classic qualification came from the Mercury College B.A.S.S. circuit. Stephen F. Austin University student Andrew Upshaw of Hemphill, Texas, will compete in the 2012 Classic on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La.