The BASS Club to Sponsor Charity Event

The BASS Club of Montgomery, Texas, is sponsoring a benefit tournament to benefit Kali Grace Wiggins.  The tournament will be held August 23rd, on Lake Conroe, hosted by StowAway Marina. (Flyer) On June 23rd 2014, 4-year old Kali Grace Wiggins was diagnosed with Wilm’s Tumor; a type of kidney cancer. Kali immediately began aggressive chemotherapy, […]

Southeast Region Top-40 Championship Lake Announced

The Southeast Texas B.A.S.S. held its quarterly meeting via conference call on July 8th.  During the call, the anticipated “Top-40 Regional Championship” lake was announced to the club presidents; Lake O’ The Pines.  LOP was chosen due to having the best lodging, banquet, and tournament accomodations of several lakes outside of the region.  Water conditions […]

North Central Region – Stop #2 Cedar Creek Lake

What a wonderful tournament at Cedar Creek, and I really enjoyed my time on the water! The lake didn’t shine as much as in years’ past, but it still produced. Sorry that I experienced a delay in getting all the information assembled for this report, as when I got back to work the next day […]

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The Future Competes On Lake Conroe

The Southeast Region of the Texas B.A.S.S. Nation hosted an open Youth tournament Saturday, May 31st.  The tournament was held on Lake Conroe out of StowAway Marina and was broken down into two age categories; 11-14 & 15-18.  The recent rain has helped Lake Conroe reached full pool (and beyond) after several years of drought, […]

Help B.A.S.S. Conservation with a $10.00 contribution from Nationwide Insurance. Just get a free, no obligation quote using this link. The money raised will be used to fund projects. Hurry, and get your quote before Nov. 18th. http://www.nationwide.com/cps/affinity-bass-quote-for-a-cause.htm?WT.mc_id=nw-qfc-fb-aff0813acqlpBASS1&WT.seg_4=Affinity-BASS&WT.tsrc=Facebook%3FWT.tsrc%3DSM_TP_BASS_Quote

Friends of Jimmie Johnson are working with the family and have set up an online donation site through the square marketplace to help Mona with expenses. The link is here. https://squareup.com/market/anglers-for-access 100% of the funds will go to Mona Johnson less the 2.75% Square processing fee. She may choose to use some of the money […]

Texas Bass Nation members are known for stepping up to support a noble cause and now we are needed in Del Rio, Texas October 18-20, 2013. With the government shutdown, Lake Amistad which is managed by the U.S. Park Service has been closed since October 1st. The City and it’s businesses that will host our 2014 State Championship are […]

The 2013 application for Proposals from the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership is now available. RFHP has approximately $90,000 available for grants and they anticipate funding 5-8 projects in the $10,000-$20,000 range. The deadline for proposal submission is 15 August 2013. Projects should be submitted electronically to Jeff Boxrucker at jboxrucker@sbcglobal.net . If your club is interested in funding […]

May 1, 2013 Wednesday evening The Texas Environmental Excellence Award from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) was presented to Ron Gunter (SCBC) and Mark Webb (TPWD) during a banquet at the TCEQ convention/expo at the Austin Convention Center.  Other partner recipients in attendance were SCBC President Derek Taylor, Dave Terre, Craig Bonds, Rick Ott, Gary Saul, and Carter Smith with TPWD, […]

THE ANGLER’S ROLE IN IMPROVING SURVIVAL OF RELEASED BASS Black bass can be “recycled.” They can be caught in tournaments, weighed-in, released, and caught again another day. Occasionally, however, fish die during a tournament. Biologists understand these consequences but studies have shown that tournaments generally have negligible impact on bass populations. However, it is without […]

FROM TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE “Giant salvinia was discovered today on Lake Wright Patman. It is a Tier 1 situation and we are planning to treat it as soon as possible. We are planning to use a mixture of a glyphosate-based herbicide labeled for aquatic use (such as Aquamaster) and a diquat-based herbicide labeled for […]

 

The Canyon Bass Club of San Marcos has applied to become the newest Friends of Reserviors Chapter. The CBCSM will be adopting Lake Dunlap and Canyon Lake. Chapter partners, work with controlling authorities and state agencies to enhance habitat and improve fishing on their home lakes. Friends of Reservoirs Friends of Reservoirs (FOR) is established […]

If you or your club has participated in or organized a conservation related project or activity in the last year, B.A.S.S. would like to know about it. We are compiling our Annual Achievment Report which will include information about all the projects and activities our organization and its chapters have conducted for the benefit of the resource. […]