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2011 Bassmaster Classic - Dark Horses and Sentimental

Feb 9, 2011

Photos of several anglers considered to be either dark horses or sentimental favorites in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic

McCoy Fishing resigns Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jason Williamson for the 2011 season.

Feb 9, 2011

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona; McCoy Fishing announced today that it has re-signed Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jason Williamson (Wagener, S.C.) for the 2011 season. "I am very pleased to once again be part of the McCoy team," Williamson said.

Mike and Becky Iaconelli become parents

Feb 9, 2011

Mike and Becky Iaconelli became parents to Vegas Michael Iaconelli Wednesday morning. Mike says he was born with a fishing rod in his hand!

It's a hairy winter

Feb 9, 2011

My wife hates facial hair, but there's a good reason I haven't shaved in several days. First, she's had the bronchial flu crud for the past three weeks. Second, I shunned the razor in support of densely bearded defensive end Brett Keisel and his Steeler teammates as they continued to score wins en route to the Super Bowl.

A life-changing event

Feb 9, 2011

A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.

Classic comments

Feb 9, 2011

It's just a little over a week until the guys launch their boats in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. What an event!

Pure Fishing - excited to add Sebile lures to our offering

Feb 8, 2011

Columbia, South Carolina — Pure Fishing, Inc., a leading global provider of fishing tackle and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation, today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of the Sebile fishing lure business from Sebile International SA and its subsidiaries, a global supplier of fresh and saltwater fishing lures marketed under the Sebilereg brand name.

Alan Olsen elected to the Oregon State Senate.

Feb 8, 2011

Salem, Oregon; Alan Olsen (R-Canby), an avid fisherman and past president of the Oregon B.A.S.S. Federation, has been elected to the Oregon State Senate to represent Senate District 20. He will immediately be putting his natural resources and sports fisherman expertise to use on the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee, where he has been appointed as Vice Chair.

Rick Clunn signs on to endorse Lazer TroKar Fishhooks - Trokar excited to work with him

Feb 8, 2011

Rick Clunn, four time Bassmaster Classic winner, recently joined the ranks of pros, Skeet Reese, Shaw Grigsby, Gerald Swindle, Scott Martin, Brent Chapman and Jason Williamson to represent and endorse Lazer TroKar Bass hooks; "We are excited to work with him on new projects TroKar has in the works," stated Chris Russell, marketing director for Wright & McGill Co.

Let it snow!

Feb 8, 2011

Like the title says, there has been quite a bit of snow here in central Texas. I never thought I'd use the phrases "snowed in" and "central Texas" in the same sentence. But I am because I was!

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