ICAST Show Specials

Discounts, cash back, free freight, free goods and combos are just a few of the deals available only at ICAST from almost 200 exhibitors.When you arrive, pick up a copy of the ICAST Show Specials guide at the Registration Desk to see what’s being offered. Win Prizes By Writing Orders Just by writing orders, you have the chance to win daily cash prizes and the chance to win the Grand Prize of a trip for two to Crocodile Bay Resort in Costa Rica. Enter the Buyer Raffle To enter, simply ask the exhibitor for an entry form. When your order … Continue reading ICAST Show Specials

Stunning Scenery, Fantastic Fishing at Lake Powell

Stunning scenery, fantastic fishing at Lake Powell Spring is the perfect time to visit Lake Powell PAGE, ARIZ. — If you have a boat, and want to enjoy fantastic fishing at a water a fisheries biologist calls “the most beautiful place on earth,” visit Lake Powell before the Memorial Day weekend. Striped bass are the top fish to target at Lake Powell this spring. Photo by Wayne Gustaveson Wayne Gustaveson has served as the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR’s) lead fisheries biologist at Lake Powell for more than 41 years. “I visited Hawaii once,” he says. “I looked around … Continue reading Stunning Scenery, Fantastic Fishing at Lake Powell

Record Burbot Caught, Giant Walleye Video, Jigging Bait Hand Model

If you’re receiving this Target Walleye/Ice email — covering the best of walleye fishing during open water and the best of ice fishing during hard water — for the first time, a friend probably signed you up! Target Walleye/Ice is brought to you by Al and Ron Lindner, Jim Kalkofen and other walleye and ice fishing nuts like you. Today’s Top 4 MN state record eelpout caught!  For the love of burbot! Brent Getzler iced himself a record 19.67-lb belly-dragger while ice fishing on Lake of the Woods, MN. The previous record was a 19.54-lber caught 4 years ago by … Continue reading Record Burbot Caught, Giant Walleye Video, Jigging Bait Hand Model

Getting the Most Out of Your Outer Banks Fishing Excursion 7-17-2016

Getting the Most Out of Your Outer Banks Fishing Excursion Heading to the Outer Banks is a fisherman’s dream come true. The International Game Fish Association has recognized that 92 of the world’s biggest fish have been caught in the Outer Banks. As a first-time or seasoned outdoorsman, choose from either fresh or saltwater fishing options on guided trips or on your own adventure. There is no reason you shouldn’t spend the time to explore all that this area has to offer. Here are few things to keep in mind. Logistics Before leaving home, make sure you’ve checked the oil … Continue reading Getting the Most Out of Your Outer Banks Fishing Excursion 7-17-2016

Stripers in Florida’s Silver Glen Springs 7-3-2016

Join us for a dive in the crystal clear waters of Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest. Our freshwater fisheries researchers conducted striped bass counts in July 2016, and thousands of stripers have moved into this beautiful spring to escape the summer heat and seek cool refuge. To learn more about our striped bass research, visit: http://bit.ly/1QTXNyZ. Continue reading Stripers in Florida’s Silver Glen Springs 7-3-2016

ONLINE ONLY! – Shop Catch of the Week 6-6-2016

Free Shipping on $75+ Economy Shipping No Code Needed Free Shipping on orders of $75 or more applies to economy shipping only to US and Canadian addresses on all internet or phone merchandise orders. (Canadian orders will be charged a $3.50 brokerage fee, as well as duty and tax.) Excludes gift cards, orders shipped outside of the US and Canada, expedited or additional shipping and hazardous, special fees. Purchased gift cards are excluded from qualifying merchandise totals. Shipping charges on previous orders will not be reimbursed. You may also order by calling 1-800-BASS-PRO (1-800-227-7776). Give the phone representative key code … Continue reading ONLINE ONLY! – Shop Catch of the Week 6-6-2016

Arkansas Stocks Shad in Greers Ferry as Forage for Gamefish 5-7-2016

Biologists recently stocked 37,000 threadfin shad into Greers Ferry in an effort to reestablish this vital forage species. Crappie, bass and hybrid stripers all have shown poor condition in the last year, primarily because of a lack of forage species. Upon investigation, the threadfin shad population in the lake was completely gone. Stockings of all predator fish have been suspended, and all stockings will focus on minnows, shad, bream and other prey species until the forage base can support the predator fish already swimming in the lake. Continue reading Arkansas Stocks Shad in Greers Ferry as Forage for Gamefish 5-7-2016

Lake Texoma Striper Fishery Doing Well After Floods 3-29-2016

ATHENS—Striped bass and white bass in Lake Texoma are rebounding well from flooding events in 2015 that saw the lake go over the spillway twice. Fisheries management crews from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) recently completed their annual gillnet assessment of fish populations in Lake Texoma. Winter gillnetting is used to monitor fish population trends from year to year. The striped bass population in Lake Texoma is currently dominated by quality fish more than 20 inches long, with the majority of fish ranging from 18 inches to 25 inches. The mild … Continue reading Lake Texoma Striper Fishery Doing Well After Floods 3-29-2016

South Carolina’s Santee Cooper Country Offers Incentives to Fish by Ron Presley 2-6-2016

Most anglers don’t really need a monetary motivation to go fishing. By the same token, most anglers could use a few extra bucks in their pocket. You never know when that favorite rod and reel might come on sale and its nice to be prepared. When you consider there are $39,200 up for grabs in cash and prizes it might jut be worth a go. The opportunity is the Big Fish Big Bucks Fishing Derby. Prizes are given for fish caught on Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie and the Diversion Canal of the Santee Cooper Lakes in South Carolina. The Third … Continue reading South Carolina’s Santee Cooper Country Offers Incentives to Fish by Ron Presley 2-6-2016

OCEAN KAYAK: Story of Inspiration 1-29-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE____________________________________________________________         VIDEO: URBAN ANGLER BEATS THE ODDS Ocean Kayak pro Kwanza Henderson’s fishing journey started in an improbable place OLD TOWN, MAINE (January 22, 2016) — Rats scurry through the places where Ocean Kayak pro Kwanza Henderson grew up. There, in the poverty-stricken, drug-riddled Miami neighborhood called Liberty City, a young man found a love of fishing. “There’s no expectations when I’m out there,” Henderson tells. “There’s no politics, no TV … It’s just me at one with nature.”   Images of Henderson flash across the screen as personal journey is chronicled online by … Continue reading OCEAN KAYAK: Story of Inspiration 1-29-2016