Topics: Illinois

14-year-old heart patient gets birthday party in hospital

Sep 30, 2015

Members of the Prairie State Bassmasters surprised Nicholas Lindblad in the hospital on his 14th birthday and made him an honorary member of the club.

B.A.S.S. plans three regional High School tournaments for 2016

Sep 25, 2015

High school anglers will have the chance to fish the No. 1 bass lake in the nation during the 2016 Bassmaster High School tournament season.

Bass men and Blackhawks face off for charity bass tourney

Sep 14, 2015

The fundraising event gave local anglers and well-wishers an opportunity to fish with members of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks and Bassmaster pros in a one-day bass tournament.

Bickell Charity Tournament twice as nice

Sep 10, 2015

The First Annual Bryan Bickell Charity Tournament will be even more special than the charities it serves, as it brings the two passions of one special young man together.

Illinois' Nathan Doty enjoys sportsmanship side of fishing

Sep 10, 2015

Fishing on a high school team has taught Nathan Doty about sportsmanship and having fun on the water.

Wisconsin’s Adkins wins Northern Divisional

Aug 29, 2015

Applying local knowledge in unfamiliar waters paid off for Wisconsin’s Gary Adkins, winner of the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional on Lake Vermilion.

Brant leads Northern Divisional

Aug 26, 2015

Fog delays have B.A.S.S. Nation anglers wishing for more time on Day 1 of Northern Divisional.

lllinois fan’s dream becomes reality, wins Fish with Greg Hackney Sweepstakes

Aug 5, 2015

For longtime B.A.S.S. member Doug Markwell of Greenup, Ill., getting the opportunity to fish with Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Hackney was only a dream. That dream became a reality when he was selected as the sole winner of the Fish with Greg Hackney Sweepstakes.

100 days as a Bassmaster Marshal

Jul 28, 2015

Brian Drake estimates he has served as an Elite Series marshal for more than 25 tournaments, racking up more than 100 days on the water.

Cook, Zobel win Illinois championship

Jul 6, 2015

Sean Cook and Tommy Zobel won the 2015 Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation High School Championship, June 14, on Lake Springfield.