It has been ten years since the NBAA championship was last hosted at Grand Lake and the feedback from the anglers a decade ago was, they wanted to come back, so after visiting top lake such as Chickamauga, Table Rock, Kentucky Lake and many others in the past decade, the National Bass Anglers Association announced today that Grand Lake in Grove, Oklahoma, will host the 2023 NBAA National Championship.  Qualified NBAA teams will come from across the country for a…

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NABC Logo Updated

The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s North American Bass Challenge (NABC) once again will bring together some of the best premier events for anglers everywhere. Multiple events are anchored by the historic 32nd Annual Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament on May 13-14, 2022. In addition to the same stellar payouts, the Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament (SBOBT) has always had. Once again set for its traditional annual weekend after Mother’s Day which is May 14-15 this year’s event will be…

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Kayak Angler

With the soul of an explorer, Drew Gregory embarks on kayak treks free from the limitations that tie most anglers to used water. To go beyond big public boat ramps. To sidestep fossil fuels altogether. Unbound by the intrusions of 1-ton bass rigs, Gregory designs and fishes from ‘sneak boats,’ stealthy kayaks light enough to slide silently through the woods toward otherwise impossible-to-reach bass zones. Matching his minimalist approach at the recent Bassmaster Kayak Series tourney at Grand Lake, Oklahoma, the cutting-edge…

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Jason Christie Classic

Congratulations to Sunline pro Jason Christie for winning the 2022 Bassmaster Classic! Jason used a two-part strategy to pull off an exciting victory. Early in the day, he utilized forward sonar with 16lb SX1 high vis braided line and 8lb FC Leader. After the morning spinning rod flurry it was all about power fishing boat docks with 20lb Shooter. Shop Now Sunline pro Kyle Welcher just missed winning and finished in 2nd by only five ounces. He relied on 10lb…

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Welcher Takes 2nd

Team 13 Fishing Pro Kyle Welcher went into the 52nd Annual Bassmaster Classic with odds of 40:1 to win it. By the end of day two he had fished his way to a dead even tie with Jason Christie, a seasoned veteran who has been fishing professionally since before Welcher even had a driver’s license. Christie, a favorite to win fishing’s biggest event, had his odds set at 4:1. Staying true to his poker player mindset, in an interview prior to…

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