Sailfish Caught on Kayak Near Beach

Chuba needed help getting the kayak, and its outsized cargo, on the beach. Corey Chuba Navarre Beach, Florida, near Pensacola on the panhandle, has become a mecca for kayak fishermen. Its artificial reefs hold plenty of fish, and when billfish migrate to the area in September, you have a shot at catching a fish half […]

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Jay Yelas Fishes His Last Tournament

Bassmaster Elite Series angler Jay Yelas is retiring from tournament competition to concentrate on his work with the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation. “I decided to retire from tournament fishing to focus on running the C.A.S.T.  for Kids Foundation,” the 57-year-old said. “So I’ve fished my last tournament.” Yelas, who won the 2002 Bassmaster Classic and was […]

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Vereen and Cartmell of Coastal Carolina U Win 2022 Bassmaster College Championship on Winyah Bay

Andrew Vereen and Connor Cartmell of Coastal Carolina University have won the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Winyah Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops with a three-day total of 40 pounds, 2 ounces.Photo by Dalton Tumblin/B.A.S.S Coastal Carolina Claims Bassmaster College National Championship On Home Waters GEORGETOWN, S.C. — When it […]

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The 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule is Out Now

B.A.S.S. Announces 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series season barely in the history books, B.A.S.S. is already getting primed for another go-round as the 2023 Elite Series slate was announced today. The schedule includes nine regular-season events in seven states with a healthy mix of familiar fisheries […]

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Albies On The Fly

Among the many lessons Captain Casey Allen has learned from years of albie fishing, number one is to always have the fly line in your hands, ready to react. Photo by Capt. Casey Allen Things happen fast in albie fishing. But, somehow, it’s the opposite of a blur. Like video captured in frames per second, […]

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Brandon Palaniuk Grabs His Second Bassmaster AOY Title

Brandon Palaniuk of Rathdrum, Idaho, has claimed the 2022 Progressive Insurance Bassmaster Angler of the Year title.Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S Brandon Palaniuk doesn’t think of himself as a legend. In his mind, he is still the 8-year-old from Rathdrum, Idaho, who discovered a dream of reaching the biggest stage in bass fishing. But by winning […]

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BOTE Launches New Hangout Suite

BOTE, the manufacturer of paddleboard, kayak and water lifestyle products, has rolled out its new Hangout Suite, a collection of eight modular pieces that can be enjoyed individually or combined to create epic, customized spots for relaxing with friends and family. The eight pieces in BOTE’s Hangout Suite include the Hangout 240, Hangout 120, Hangout […]

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Hot Summer Bass

Above: Late summer can be an exciting time to catch largemouth bass in local ponds and lakes. August can be a tough month for salty flyrodders. Spawning blues are off the bite, it’s usually too soon for albies, and striped bass and weakfish sometimes take “vacation days,” ignoring every fly you throw at them. So, […]

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BassMaster Pro Austin Felix Elite Series Victory on Lake Oahe

Minnesota Pro Austin Felix Conquers Lake Oahe For First Bassmaster Elite Series Victory MOBRIDGE, S.D. — Austin Felix views himself as a well-rounded angler but he loves to fish for smallmouth. So, it’s fitting Felix’s first Bassmaster Elite Series title would involve catching those big, beautiful brown fish. With a five-bass limit that weighed 16 pounds, […]

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​​Finding Time for Fishing While in College

While in college, there are numerous activities for students to do. Starting from the on-campus activities like singing, dancing, and playing different kinds of sports. Also, a number of off-campus activities like internships, part-time jobs, research, and on-site projects. The one that rarely comes to mind when we talk about college is fishing. When we […]

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