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Visit Quad Cities Attracts Three Summer Events

Visit Quad Cities will host three summer events this year in a variety of sports, the destination has announced. For the first time, the American Cornhole League will hold an event in the region, bringing its ACL Open on April 9—11. It will be the first event to be held at the new Bend XPO […]

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The last Bassmaster Classic held in Greenville, South Carolina, in 2018 broke the attendance record at the time.

Greenville, South Carolina, to Host 2022 Bassmaster Classic

B.A.S.S. will return to South Carolina for its 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk with Lake Hartwell hosting the spectacle for the fourth time. The event, hosted by Visit Anderson and VisitGreenvilleSC, will be staged March 4–6. Takeoffs will occur from Green Pond Landing & Event Center, while daily weigh-ins will […]

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Guaranteed Rate Sponsors Four Bassmaster Elite Series Events

Guaranteed Rate has expanded its relationship with B.A.S.S. and will serve as the title sponsor for four Bassmaster Elite Series events in 2021 starting with the season-opening Bassmaster Elite at Tennessee River, February 25–28. The three other events are the Bassmaster Elite Series at Pickwick Lake, Alabama, March 18–21; Bassmaster Elite at Lake Fork, Texas, […]

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B.A.S.S. Extends Parternship with AFTCO

B.A.S.S. is expanding its partnership with AFTCO to be a supporting sponsor for the Bassmasters Tournament Trail, outfitting all staff and marshals at the event. The company will also remain as the title sponsor for the Elite Series season-opener. As a supporting sponsor for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens Series, Carhartt Bassmaster College […]

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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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