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Bassmaster Classic Moved to June 2021

B.A.S.S. will move its signature Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk and Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo from late March to June 2021 because of ongoing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which will be staged in Fort Worth, Texas, will now be held June 11–13, 2021. “It’s our hope that […]

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Bassmaster Elite Events to Get Live Broadcast on Fox Sports

Under a new television agreement with Fox Sports, all nine Bassmaster Elite events, as well as the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk, will be broadcast live beginning in February 2021. It will mark the first time in the series’ history that events will be featured live after years of the event […]

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Takahiro Omori competes in the 2019 MLF Bass Pro Tour in Neenah, Wisconsin. Photo: Joe Branch/Major League Fishing

Major League Fishing 2021 Toyota Series Schedule Set

Major League Fishing and Fishing League Worldwide have announced the 2021 Toyota Series schedule with regional events throughout the country and a smaller championship field overall, but still with a $200,000 payout to the winner and bonuses to the highest-finishing pros in each division. Anglers in the top 25 of each division’s Angler of the […]

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Orlando Area Lakes to Host B.A.S.S. Championships

The Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Florida has been selected to host two B.A.S.S. championship tournaments in 2020. The first event, the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops, is scheduled for October 29–31. The second event, to be held December 9–12, will the Bassmaster Team Championship and Classic Fish-Off, with […]

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B.A.S.S. Signs Official Sanitizer Product

In what could be seen as a sign of the times, B.A.S.S. has signed a new brand of hand sanitizer as the “Official Sanitizer Product of Bassmaster.” The deal partners Mammoth Hand Sanitizer, a product released in April from Blackbird Products Group, known for its Mammoth Coolers, and the professional bass fishing circuit just as […]

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Matt Herren won the 2016 Toyota Texas Bass Classic.

2021 Bassmaster Classic Heading to Fort Worth, Texas

The 2021 B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Classic will be heading to Lake Ray Roberts in Denton, Texas, as the full Classic event will be hosted by Fort Worth, Texas, from March 19–21. It will be the first time that Fort Worth hosts the Bassmaster Classic and the event’s third time overall in Texas. The event will be […]

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Birmingham, Alabama, Gets Boost from Bassmaster

The Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk generated an estimated economic impact of $35.9 million during its March 6–8, 2020, event in Birmingham, Alabama, says the host community. According to the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau, the event provided a direct economic impact of $20.8 million and an indirect boost in […]

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Tulsa to Host 2021 Major League Fishing Championship

Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees will host Major League Fishing’s Redcrest 2021, the Bass Pro Tour Championship, on February 23–27, 2021. The championship event for the bass fishing tour will include the top 30 professionals on the circuit, based on points accumulated during the 2020 Bass Pro Tour season. They will compete […]

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B.A.S.S. Expands Regional Schedule

The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, better known as B.A.S.S., has announced an expanded national schedule for 2020 with five regional competitions instead of three for qualifying to November’s TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship. There will be qualifying events in the Southeast, Western, Central, Northeast and Northern regions. Qualifiers from all five regions, plus international qualifiers […]

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