John Gipson and Kenneth Holder won the Starboard Choice Big Bass Challenge last weekend on Pipestone Lake.
Hunter Leonardson and Evan de La Rosa won the Four Flags tourney on the St. Joseph River at Benton Harbor last weekend.
Gamakatsu's G-Finesse Drop Shot hooks are now available in the popular size 4.
When a world champion of fishing is crowned at the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk, the angler will hoist a familiar trophy emblazoned with a legendary name. B.A.S.S. officials announced today that the famed Bassmaster Classic trophy will be named in honor of the organization’s founder Ray Scott.
Scott, who passed away in May at the age of 88, founded the first national professional bass fishing circuit, the Bassmaster Tournament Trail, in 1967 and the following year founded B.A.S.S., which grew to become the world’s largest fishing organization.
The Indiana Bass Federation will host another team bass tournament July 23 on Wawasee and Syracuse lakes to benefit the Riley Children’s Foundation.
Entry fee is $100 if paid before July 14th and $110 the day of the tournament. Hours are 7 am to 3 pm. The event will launch from the Syracuse ramp with parking at the nearby PolarKraft facility.
Last year’s event drew 56 boats and raised $3,000 for the Riley Children’s Foundation. It pays one place for every five entries up to 10 places, with 30 percent entry fees going to the Riley charity.
And that’s not all, as several additional quality prizes to be offered. Farm Bureau Insurance will guarantee a $1000 big bass award. Trailmaster Trailers is sponsoring the “Long Haul Award” which will pay $150 to the boat opener that travels the furthest from his/her home to fish the event, The Fraternal Order of Eagles of South Bend is hosting a trio of awards – a $100 gift card to the highest placed male/female team, $50 to the youngest angler and $50 to the most “seasoned” angler.