Topics: Japan

World Record Truth

Oct 22, 2009

IGFA is waiting for a response as of this writing from the Japanese Game Fish Association. There is a rumor that Kurita was fishing in a restricted area when he boated the giant bass.

Japanese have mixed reaction on World Record

Oct 20, 2009

In this article, you can read about the monumental size of Manabu Kurita's fish, being a reason to worry that the Japanese government may redouble its efforts to get rid of largemouth because of the species' impact on native Japanese fish.

Classic Countdown: 34

Jan 18, 2009

Our Classic Countdown number 34 story is really the most poignant of this series, and it exemplifies how much this sport and this competition means.

Legends & Lore - International

Sep 16, 2008

Places like Zimbabwe and Japan have even had participants qualify for the Classic. Truly making the competition a world championship.

Productive post-spawn bite awaits Elites

Aug 14, 2008

Read about the eighth stop in the Bassmaster Elite Series in Gilbertsville, Kentucky for the Bluegrass Brawl, June 12-15 on Kentucky Lake.

Forced Submission

May 3, 2008

Co-angler and former boxer Dave Elder sweats it out at the final weigh-in at the 2008 Pride of Georgia.

A Hiro's journey

Mar 4, 2008

Takahiro Omori's vision, as a young man in Japan, has come to fruition.

Bassing through the roof

Mar 4, 2008

Bass will rest under any kind of cover and do not like to be disturbed.

Super Six Set

Dec 29, 2006

The field has been trimmed to 6 at the Bassmaster American on Lake Wylie with Dave Wolak in the lead.

2006 Classic champ returns home

Mar 9, 2005

2006 Bassmaster Classic champ returns home to Japan