Topics: South Dakota

Expect small weights on Francis Case

Aug 27, 2013

Bass fishing has improved on Francis Case Lake in recent years, but the Northern Divisional competitors might be in for a tough time this week on this massive reservoir.

Sweeps winner fishes with Ike

Jul 3, 2013

Mark Zacher of South Dakota spent a day fishing with Michael Iaconelli on the Mississippi River after winning the "Fish with Ike" sweepstakes.

Mark Zacher's a pretty cool guy

Jul 1, 2013

Every so often in this business you meet a guy who’s special, pretty cool is how I say it. Mark Zacher’s one of those guys. He’s from South Dakota and he won the “Fish with Ike” Sweepstakes back in April. We did our day on the water last Monday on the Mississippi right after our Elite Series tournament. I knew right away that he was a serious bass angler. He looked and talked the part. I call guys like him Fish-Heads. Now, that’s in no way a derogatory term, and it has nothing to do with his appearance. He looks just fine.

Mississippi River: Feeling upbeat

Jun 25, 2013

The Mississippi River was a decent event for me. I can’t say it was great. My goal is never to finish 35th. Still, I’m upbeat. I think I made good decisions and fished about as clean as anyone can reasonably hope to do.

Amateur angler wins 'Fish With Ike' sweeps

Apr 15, 2013

Mark Zacher is the winner of's "Fish with Ike" sweepstakes, which includes a fishing trip with Michael Iaconelli and much more.

Spin 'N' Win winner headed to the Classic

Jan 23, 2013

B.A.S.S. member Glen Jorgensen will celebrate his birthday at the Bassmaster Classic presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, Okla.

2013 B.A.S.S. Nation schedule announced

Nov 19, 2012

Some of America’s best bass fishing waters will play host to competitors in the 2013 Cabela’s B.A.S.S. Nation divisionals.

Wanna Go Fishing for Millions? promotion

Apr 24, 2012

Cabela’s Incorporated announced today Wanna Go Fishing for Millions?, a contest giving anglers a shot at up to $2 million in cash and more than $225,000 in additional prizes by catching tagged fish in select lakes across the United States. The competition begins May 5.

Industry gathers to oppose unnecessary closures

Dec 1, 2011

It may be that we too often partition ourselves as anglers — either bass or walleye, freshwater or saltwater. But when it comes to access to fisheries, we are all in the same boat.

JWC contenders face the bayou tomorrow

Nov 4, 2011

Teens must adjust to fishery's unique characteristics.