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VanDam holds lead at Open

Jan 18, 2008

JVD's big bag puts him on top after Day Two at Southern Open at St. Johns River in Florida

Anti-sportsmen's bill

Jan 18, 2008

Sportsmen helped defeat legislation backed by two New Jersey lawmakers that would have weakened the state's ability to manage natural resources for anglers and hunters.

Florida angler takes huge lead

Jan 18, 2008

With few anglers catching the five-fish limit Thursday on the stingy St. Johns River, Chris Daniels of Panama City, Fla., claimed the first-day lead as the Bassmaster tournament season kicked off the first Bassmaster Southern Open.

For The Birds

Jan 16, 2008

November and December are terrible months to be a shad on Kentucky Lake," notes Scott Loxley, a veterinarian and lifelong bass angler from Clarksville, Tenn.

Louisiana agency plants artificialreefs

Jan 14, 2008

 MONROE, La. — Louisiana fisheries biologist Mike Wood watched in the 1990s as the state's premier trophy bass lake crashed after grass carp denuded the reservoir of vegetation, and by 1998 he decided something had to be done.  "The lake was harvested before being filled up, so there was no standing timber," the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (DWF) biologist told BASS Times. "When the vegetation was gone, it was just barren, open Atlantic Ocean out there. The fish just scattered and were hard to find.

Bass came of age at 1984 Classic

Jan 11, 2008

Joe Mosby is the former Outdoors Editor of the Arkansas Gazette. He held that position for more than 30 years. In that time, he covered 26 Bassmaster Classics from 1974 to 1999.

Seminole's Comeback

Jan 10, 2008

Lake Seminole seems like the place that time forgot.

Squam Lakes For Beauty

Jan 10, 2008

It's unlikely, but there might come a time when you've forgotten why you love to fish.

Conroe's Bass Piling Up

Jan 10, 2008

Lake Conroe is earning a reputation as a producer of big largemouth bass.

Erie's Presque Isle Bay

Jan 10, 2008

In Pennsylvania, that overlooked bassin' water is Presque Isle on the south shore of Lake Erie. This shallow 3,800-acre bay created by a 7-mile long sand spit is a natural harbor for the city of Erie making it Pennsylvania's only Great Lakes port.