After two years away from competitive fishing, Clay Dyer will restart his angling career on the 2012 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open circuit.
The 2012 College Classic will be in conjunction with the Feb. 24-26 Bassmaster Classic, the world championship of bass fishing.
The giant Black Tiger shrimp that Ron Pockrus caught off the Texas coast might be the biggest threat to the $700 million Gulf shrimp industry to come along in years...
Fishery Science Improvement Act offers reasonable and tightly targeted solution as December 31, legal deadline looms
For the competitors in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic, it’s now hands-off and boats-off the Red River.
Which stories rank as the best stories of 2011 is always debatable, but these are among the best.
An African native commonly called the tiger fish now ranks as the No. 2 gamefish for both Fred Roumbanis and Derek Remitz.
Washington Gas Light Company has agreed to begin clean up of a polluted area along the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington.
A 12/9/11 report by the EPA underscores the importance of increased caution and transparency in chemical disclosure when it comes to energy development .
The U.S. Forest Service announced today the publication of its first ever national-level direction on the management of invasive species across aquatic and terrestrial areas of the National Forest System.
Sportfishing community calls for the dismissal of unwarranted petition for a national ban on lead fishing tackle
A new federal policy proposed today will help clarify which species or populations of species are eligible for protection under the Endangered Species Act
The stumps and shifting sandbars of the Red River have Bassmaster Classic qualifiers weighing the pros and cons of glass vs. metal.
Keep your eye on Stephen Browning of Hot Springs, Ark., in the Feb. 24-26 Bassmaster Classic.
At the invitation of their sponsor El Grande Lures, two Bassmaster Elite Series pros are in South Africa on a 10-day trek that is part safari and part fishing trip.
Dick’s Sporting Goods has signed on to be the presenting sponsor for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo in February.
Nelson/Rubio Bill racing the clock to fix management problems in federal saltwater fisheries
The Red River, fishery for the upcoming 2012 Bassmaster Classic, has hosted 10 other pro-level Bassmaster events since 2000.
Although the Elites came to Kyle Fox from an unexpected direction, he sees his five years in the minors as necessary for an angler who wants to become a well-rounded pro.
Barrasso-Heller amendment would undermine Army Corps authority to enforce Clean Water Act, eroding water quality and diminishing valuable fish and wildlife habitat
Anglers are registering for the 2012 season of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open circuit, through which event winners can earn a berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
When the final qualifier for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic was determined last weekend, the field was set at 49 anglers from five circuits and 22 states.
Historic measures are adopted to curtail harvest of critical forage fish after decades of intensive commercial fishing
Salmon bounty a testament to the region's habitat and careful management
FLW Outdoors announced today that Ranger Boats has signed a multi-year contract extension as the exclusive boat sponsor of FLW Outdoors and their premier tournament trail
Jamie Horton, the reigning B.A.S.S. Federation Nation champion as of last Saturday, contends that the coaching of Nick Saban changed his luck and life.
Mining a miniscule area made Alabama’s Jamie Horton a champion for the second time on the Ouachita River.
Graves blew away the field on Bayou DeSiard in Monroe, La. 2011 Bassmaster Junior World Championship
After catching another limit, Jamie Horton is in position to win again on the Ouachita River as he leads the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship
The fisheries program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in association with state agencies and other conservation organizations, contributes $3.6 billion to the nation’s economy and supports 68,000 jobs across the country.
This coming Sunday afternoon, Kyle Busch will travel around Texas Motor Speedway in his No. 18 Toyota Camry at roughly 140 mph.
Horton went all out in catching the leading weight on day one.
Strategic alliance advances Stewardship Ethic in bass fishing
Registration for anglers wishing to compete in the 2012 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens will take place during the month of November.
Casey Scanlon of Lenexa, Kan., has been offered a berth in the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series.
When B.A.S.S. Junior World Championship qualifier Trevor Ladner says his friends believe he fishes too much, he knows that’s saying something.
The angers in the 2011 B.A.S.S Federation National Championship come from all walks of life.
Park officials shun stakeholders and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by proposing large marine reserves
Like son, like father: Boyd Golightly is following in his son’s footsteps.
Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.,) Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska,) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) have introduced legislation directing government scientists to determine the scope and cause of the outbreak of infectious salmon anemia that has devastated salmon farms in Chile.
Kevin Short kept plugging away each day and saved his best performance for last to win the season finale Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open at Table Rock Lake.
Chris Zaldain of San Jose, Calif., led the list of five anglers who qualified Saturday to move up in 2012 into the top tier of competition, the Bassmaster Elite Series, through the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open circuit.
Janet Parker fell out of contention Friday for a Bassmaster Elite Series berth in 2012.
Janet Parker did not forget her lucky charms this week in her attempt to qualify for the Bassmaster Elite Series via the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open circuit.
Fishing was tough enough before Mother Nature threw a curve for the opening pitch of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open today at Table Rock Lake.
Annual survey shows Ambassadors outperform non-Ambassadors in all areas measured
Miller could earn an Elite Series invitation if he does well at this week’s season finale on Table Rock Lake, Oct. 20-22 out of Branson, Mo.
Fletcher Shryock was discouraged at the start Bassmaster Open season he considered quitting.
who want to be a Marshal in a 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series event can sign on as early as Oct. 10
As the first woman with a rock-solid chance at qualifying for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Janet Parker is garnering a lot of attention
Will gamefish spawn on a suspended, artificial platform?
Newly qualified for the 2012 Elite Series corps are Michael Simonton, Derek Remitz , Charlie Hartley, Kyle A. Fox, and Fletcher Shryock.
FishExplorer.com has launched for California anglers.
Eaxciting fishing programs will have a new home as Tightline Tuesday comes to the Pursuit Channel in January 2012.
Take Me Fishing™ and Discovery Education Continue to Instill a Lifelong Connection to Boating and Fishing
He rode a hot frog bite all three days and backed it up with a prototype flipping bait to sack 51-2, more than 2 pounds ahead of runner-up Michael Simonton
B.A.S.S. LLC announced the 2012 schedule today for a three-division Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open circuit that will hit nine bass fisheries in nine different states.
Anglers had no problem filling out limits on Day One of the third and final Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on Oneida Lake in central New York.
The 2010 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship winner told B.A.S.S. officials late last week that he’s decided to step aside in 2011 and not defend his title.
Matthew McClellan and Tyler Fisher laid claim to the first Ranger Cup University Fish-Off
Anglers from across North America will literally be fishing around the clock starting 7 p.m. Friday September 9. Finishing the same hour September 10.
Legislation directs federal agencies to include fishing and hunting in their multi-use land management plans
Tyler Fisher, competing in his last collegiate bass fishing event, went out the way all anglers dream of with a win.
Over $3.4 million is going to support 84 fish habitat projects in 38 states across the nation under the National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP).
Agency Relying On License, Park Revenue To Avoid Further Impacts
Sure to be a fun family day with numerous prizes being awarded at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s annual Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament.
Biologist Michael Baird offers up some facts on Gar.
Take Me Fishing™, Sierra Club Water Sentinels, Military Fish & Wildlife
Association, and Zebco Collaborate on 2nd Annual Rods & Reels Initiative
Texan Gary Yamamoto never had dropped a boat into Neely Henry Lake until last Monday morning, the first day of practice for the Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series presented by Carrot Stix.
Special report reveals promising new data about growth markets and technology outlines challenges in participation churn rate
This program makes grants to groups to enhance their waterfronts.
TPWD Project Restores Reefs Damaged by Hurricane Ike
Scientists are working hard to learn more about alligator gar to protect the future of this ancient sport fish.
Simms Fishing Products announces a series of strategic partnerships and sponsorships of organizations and anglers in the world of competitive fishing.
The first ever ShareLunker Club Tournament (SCT) on Lake Conroe, October 1 – 21, 2011 allows the everyday angler to compete like a pro for the chance to win $100,000.
ICAST 2011 New Product Showcase "Best of Show" Award Winners
KeepAmericaFishing is the fastest growing online angler community dedicated to keeping our nation’s waters open, healthy and abundant with fish
Reefing operations began in Port Mansfield last week in a joint project between the Coastal Conservation Association, Habitat Today for Fish Tomorrow and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Twenty new state game wardens soon will be taking to the field following their completion of seven months of training at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Game Warden Training Center in Hamilton County.
As daytime temperatures remain above 100 degrees, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologist are getting more calls from concerned anglers and pond owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex regarding fish kills.
Following the drought of record of the 1950s, Texas built dozens of reservoirs designed to maintain an adequate water supply should another drought of equal severity occur.
That time has come, and the coming months will reveal ...
A bachelor party on the shores of High Island in Galveston County over the weekend brought in several big sharks for the group, including two Montgomery County men. ...
H.R. 2018 puts nation’s waters, fish and wildlife at risk.
Pure Fishing, Inc. named overall “Best of Show” winner at the ICAST 2011 New Product Showcase
The Dell Children’s Medical Center will again be hosting Chris Roberts, Cody Ryan Greaney and a list of about 40 additional volunteers for this year’s fishing event.
Network available in Charter Systems Serving Duncanville, Fort Worth, Rockwall, Waxahachie and Montgomery County
FishExplorer.com continues to expand. May 5, 2011 they launched in Florida, their third state since their original launch in Colorado, April 2006 and Texas earlier this year.
(May. 03, 2011 - Celebration, FL.)... Skeeter and Yamaha are new title sponsors: In the Bassmaster Elite Series
The Llano River in Texas has been named one of 10 “Waters to Watch” for 2011 in the National Fish Habitat Action Plan
(May. 02, 2011 - Athens, TX)... The Toyota ShareLunker season just concluded marked the 25th anniversary of the ShareLunker program.
Outdoor Host TJ Greaney and Professional Angler Cody Ryan Greaney join forces with 104.9 The Horn, ESPN Austin
Llano River Project To Help Save Guadalupe Bass, The State Fish of Texas
Wildfires around Possum Kingdom Lake today covered more than 150,000 acres, continuing to threaten Possum Kingdom State Park and Palo Pinto County communities.
TPWD will begin stocking channel catfish into several DFW-area lakes that are part of the Neighborhood Fishin’ program.
Gillnetting surveys reveal channel catfish numbers in Lake Arlington are not only increasing, but the fish appear to be getting bigger
TPWD adopted hunting and fishing regulations for 2011-12 with relatively few changes
WFN and FishExplorer.com announced a strategic alliance involving online content, marketing and advertising programs.
Entries accepted October 1 – April 30
TFFC is headquarters for the Toyota ShareLunker Program, which encourages anglers who have caught 13-pound-plus largemouth bass to lend or donate the fish to TPWD for spawning purposes.
WFN: World Fishing Network, North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, announced that WFN HD is now available to Comcast customers in the sports tier, in select areas of Houston and the surrounding areas on channel #271.
Anglers who brave the colder morning temperatures and brisk winds often catch the largest crappie taken during the yea
BURNET – A Burnet County grand jury has indicted Travis Aaron Marburger on one count of manslaughter and one count of tampering with evidence in the 2002 boating death of Justin Wayne Roberts.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has extended until noon on Monday, Feb. 7, the closure to fishing along parts of the coast to provide additional protection to the resource.
The TPWD is concerned about the vulnerability of coastal fisheries during the freeze and remind the public that it is illegal to harvest fish by means other than rod and reel.