As the mayor, Jack Tibbs must play the role of a gracious host, but as a member of the Alabama state team, he plans to trounce his out-of-state guests during the divisional.
Two-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier and Bassmaster Elite Series angler James Niggemeyer will be joining the Ranger Boats Pro Team for 2014.
Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was named 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year on Thursday in Milwaukee.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bobby Murray gave an unexpected rousing start to the annual Bass Fishing Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Murray won the first Bassmaster Classic in 1971, and on Thursday evening he donated the trophy to the future facility, to be built in Cullman, Ala. "I've been shining this thing for 43 years like it was Aladdin's lamp," Murray said. "It's brought lots of good luck to me. That's why I want to turn it over to the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame."
Falcon Rods has signed on as title sponsor for Oklahoma native and Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jason Christie, perhaps the fastest rising competitor on the national bass tournament scene.
The heroes of the Bassmaster Elite Series, the best collegiate anglers in the nation, top amateurs from B.A.S.S.’s grass roots and professionals looking for their last chance to qualify for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic now know the route to their dreams, as B.A.S.S. revealed the sites of four 2013 championships.
Star brite, a leading U.S. manufacturer of marine care and appearance items, will be the presenting sponsor of the fifth event of the 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series season.
“A Bassmaster sponsorship at the Premier level reflects our deep commitment to the sport of bass fishing,” said Earl Bentz, founder of Triton Boats.
Skeet Reese would rather have been fishing this week, but he didn’t have a lot of time to sit around and think about not qualifying for the Classic with his hectic schedule at the Expo.
BOOYAH Bait Company is a new Official Supporting Sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens.