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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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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Capt. Chris Day acquires TowBoatUS Logan Martin Lake

In January 2022, Capt. Chris Day was awarded “Tower of the Year” at the annual gathering of the nationwide TowBoatUS on-water towing and assistance fleet. Day had purchased his first towing company for recreational boaters, TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona, Ga., in 2019 after a career in law enforcement. Now, Day grows his company’s footprint into Alabama […]

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2023 Bassmaster New Elite Qualification Format

https://www.bassmaster.com/ BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Beginning in 2023, anglers hoping to earn a coveted invitation to join the Bassmaster Elite Series can only qualify by competing in all nine tournaments comprising the St. Croix Bassmaster Opens Series presented by Mossy Oak Fishing, B.A.S.S. officials announced today. Anglers competing in every tournament will form the Bassmaster Opens […]

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Fish Scientist John Prochnow Inducted in the 2022 Class of Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame

Berkley Fishing’s Legendary Fish Scientist John Prochnow Inducted in the 2022 Class of Fresh Water Fishing Hall of FameThe Fresh Water Hall of Fame recognizes Berkley’s John Prochnow’s contribution to freshwater fishing by bestowing upon him highest honor  Berkley Chemist John Prochnow has used his knowledge to improve fishing for millions of anglers over the […]

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Casting For Kids Contest and Fishing Clinic

Z-Man® pro Grae Buck hosts third annual youth fishing clinic and contest Ladson, SC (June 29, 2022) – For kids, the choice to jump headlong into fishing forever or to cast it aside like an old toy often distills down to a singular, special day on the water. Fishing chooses you, not the other way around. […]

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Chad Morgenthaler Retiring From the Bassmaster Elites

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After making the decision to pursue angling full-time 19 years ago, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Chad Morgenthaler of Reeds Spring, Mo., is retiring from the circuit, effective immediately. “The plan all along was for this to be my final season. Due to rapidly changing times, I’m starting another new chapter a few […]

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Humanity’s Only Hope

By Clif Gallagher 1979 … It’s early morning, I the frogs croaking, the birds chirping and then the sound of a Zebco 202 Spin cast firing off a Hula Popper. The tent is covered in dew. I lay there in my sleeping bag listening to the sounds that surround our campsite on Folsom Lake in […]

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