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DE & MD State Champ (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/26/20122012 Maryland & Delaware High School Fishing State Championship Set for June 24MARBURY, Md. (April 9, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW and the Mid-Atlantic Youth Anglers & Outdoors Program has announced that the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Delaware and Maryland High School Fishing State Championships will be held Sunday, June 24 on the Potomac River at Smallwood State Park in Marbury, Md.The tournament is open to all Maryland

NY & ON HS Champ (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/26/20122012 New York & Ontario (Canada) High School Fishing State Championship Set for July 15BREWERTON, N.Y. (April 10, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW and the Mid-Atlantic Youth Anglers & Outdoors Program, has announced that the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) New York and Ontario High School Fishing State Championships will be held Sunday, July 15 on Oneida Lake at Oneida Shores County Park in Brewerton, N.Y.The tournament is open t

MS HS State (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/17/20122012 Mississippi High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 19PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 17, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors and the Mississippi Bass Federation will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Mississippi High School Fishing State Championship.  The championship will be on Saturday, May 19 on the Tenn-Tom Waterway near Columbus, Miss. Launch will be out of the Stennis East Bank Lock and Dam Recreation Ar

UT & WY State Champ (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/26/20122012 Utah & Wyoming High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 13PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 20, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Utah Bass Federation announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Utah & Wyoming High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, May 13 on Deer Creek Reservoir launching out of the Deer Creek State Park Main Ramp near Wasatch, Utah.The championship

Idaho HS Champ (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/26/20122012 Idaho High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 12PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 25, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce and the Idaho Bass Federation announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Idaho High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Saturday, May 12, on CJ Strike Reservoir, just outside of Mountain Home, Id. A unique element of the event is it wi

AL HS Championship (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/26/20122012 Alabama High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 26PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 25, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and Florence Lauderdale Tourism announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Alabama High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Saturday, May 26, on Pickwick Lake launching out of the McFarland Park Ramp near Florence, Ala.  A unique element of the event is it will foll

TBF eNews 4/25/12 (Apr 2012)
April 25, 2012Membership Benefit Alert - Dream Team RalliesNEW in 2012-TBF Dream Team Rallies!  Any TBF club or state federation can register to host YOUR VERY OWN two-person team event!  YOU choose where and when; YOU define the type of event.   Register the event online through TBF and run the event back home.  TBF will handle all online entries, payouts, trophies and overhead.  TBF Dream Team Rally Rules will apply to all events.  Payouts and advancements ar

2012 CO & NM HS State (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/17/20122012 Colorado & New Mexico High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 19PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 16, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Colorado Bass Federation will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Colorado and New Mexico High School Fishing State Championship on Saturday, May 19, at Lake Pueblo launching out of the South Shore Marina Ramp in Lake Pueblo State Park near Pueblo, Co.The championship is a

2012 IL HS State (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/17/20122012 Illinois SAF High School Fishing State Championship Set for June 24SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (April 9, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW, has announced that the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Illinois High School Fishing State Championship will be held Sunday, June 24 on Lake Shelbyville at the 9th Street Ramp in Shelbyville, Ill.The tournament is open to all Illinois ninth, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students, including home schooled s

2012 OK HS State Champ (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/17/20122012 Oklahoma High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 6WAGONER, Okla. (April 9, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW and the Wagoner Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Oklahoma High School Fishing State Championship will be held Sunday, May 6 on Fort Gibson Lake at Taylor Ferry Marina & Resort in Wagoner, Okla.The tournament is open to all Oklahoma ninth, 10th, 11th and 12th grade stude

2012 MO HS State (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/17/20122012 Missouri High School Fishing State Championship Set for June 2PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 16, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, the Missouri TBF, and the Lake of the Ozarks Tri-County Lodging Association will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Missouri High School Fishing State Championship.  The championship will be on Saturday, June 2 at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Launch will be out of Pa He Tsi Access (Public B

GA & VA Reminder (Apr 2012)
Reminder4/16/20122012 Georgia & Virginia High School Fishing State Championship Events This Weekend!Still Time to Enter Online!Georgia is the new home of the first ever HIGH SCHOOL FISHING NATIONAL CHAMPIONS. Dalton Anderson and Dawson Lenz of Peachtree City, GA (2011 State Champs) were crowned National Champions yesterday in SC and won themselves $5,000 in college scholarships each!!! The Virginia State Champs Junior Roberts & Tanner Blanks  were also there competing for the crown

TBF eNews 4/12/12 (Apr 2012)
April 13, 2012Gagner wins the 2012 Federation National Championship!March 31, 2012 – It came down to a tie-breaker for the national champion title today as 14 division champions walked across the FLW Tour stage in Branson, Mo., on the final of the 2012 Federation National Championship. The weights sat at 35lbs 5ounces for both Gilbert Gagner from Highgate Springs, Vt., and Jeff Erickson from Phoenix, Az. The tie-breaker went to the angler who brought in the most fish after three days of to

KY & TN HS Opens (Apr 2012)
News4/4/2012Upcoming SAF High School OpensGrundy County High School SAF Club (TN) Hosting Two Tournaments in AprilDateLakeRampRules MeetingLaunch Weigh-in4-14-12NickajackShellmound6:00am Central (+-) 7:00am3:00pm4-28-12NickajackShellmound 6:00am Central (+-)7:00am3:00pmEntry Fee $20 per boatPlaques awarded for 1st place school, 1st place team (2-one for each angler), Big Fish, 2nd place team (2-one for each angler)Prizes will be awarded based on #of entries.School coaches MUST confirm # of boats

Mar 27 2012 Email (Mar 2012)
March 27, 20122012 TBF Federation National Championship Event Begins TodayRegistration & Welcome Banquet Tonight at Ranger PlantPONCA CITY, Okla. (March 20, 2012) – 94 of The Bass Federation’s best are packing their bags and heading to Flippin and Bull Shoals, Ark., next week for the 2012 TBF Federation National Championship, presented by The National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake. This will mark the first time in the federation’s 44 year history a championship event has been h

Mar 23 2012 Email (Mar 2012)
News3/23/2012FoxNews.com - Should Bass Fishing be a Varsity Sport?Hey fishing fanatics! FoxNews.com posted a poll regarding bass fishing as a varsity sport. What do you think? This is the future of our sport. Go let them know how you feel!http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/03/22/should-bass-fishing-be-varsity-high-school-sport/Here is the story Fox News reported on high school fishing in South Carolina.http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/03/22/friday-night-bites-south-carolina-high-schools-angling-t

TBF eNews 3/22/12 (Mar 2012)
March 22, 20122012 Federation National Championship to showcase North America’s best bass club anglers on Bull Shoals Lake, March 27-31PONCA CITY, Okla. (March 20, 2012) – 94 of The Bass Federation’s best are packing their bags and heading to Flippin and Bull Shoals, Ark., next week for the 2012 TBF Federation National Championship, presented by The National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake. This will mark the first time in the federation’s 44 year history a championship event h

2012 FNC (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/21/20122012 Federation National Championship to Showcase North America's Best Bass Club Anglers on Bull Shoals Lake March 27-31 Ponca City, Okla. (March 20, 2012) – 94 of The Bass Federation’s  best are packing their bags and heading to Flippin and Bull Shoals, Ark., next week for the 2012 TBF Federation National Championship, presented by The National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake.  This will mark the first time in the federation’s 44 year history a c

2012 SC State Champ (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/20/20122012 South Carolina High School Fishing State Championship Set for April 28PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 20, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Greenwood Regional Tourism & Visitors Bureau announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) South Carolina High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Saturday, April 28 on Lake Greenwood launching out of the Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area in Ninety S

TBF eNews 3/14/12 (Mar 2012)
March 14, 2012Upcoming EventsMarch17 - North Carolina High School Fishing State Championship - High Rock Lake - Salisbury, NC 22-24 - ACA Big Bass Bash - Lake Lavon, Allen, TX 25 - Texas High School Fishing State Championship - Lake Lavon, Allen, TX 27-31 - TBF National Championship - Flippin, AR, Bull Shoals LakeApril1 - California High School Fishing State Championship - Delta, Bethel Island, CA 7 - Arizona High School Fishing State Championship - Lake Pleasant, Peoria, AZ 13-15 - High School

2012 IN HS Championship (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/13/20122012 Indiana High School Fishing State Championship Set for June 3FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 13, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Dubois County Visitors Center and Tourism Commission announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Indiana High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, June 3, on Patoka Lake launching out of the Newton-Stewart South Marina near Jasper, Ind

2012 MI HS Championship (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/13/20122012 Michigan High School Fishing State Championship Set for June 24FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 13, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Michigan TBF announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Michigan High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, June 24 on the St. Clair River launching out of the Metro Beach Metropark near Mount Clemens, Mich. A unique element of this

VA HS Champ April 22 (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/13/20122012 Virginia High School Fishing State Championship Set for April 22FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 13, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Virginia Bass Federation announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Virginia High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, April 22 on Lake Gaston launching out of the Lake Gaston Americamps ramp near Bracey, Va. A unique element of th

2012 GA HS Championship (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/13/20122012 Georgia High School Fishing State Championship Set for April 22FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 13, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Milledgeville Convention & Visitors Bureau announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Georgia High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, April 22 on Lake Sinclair launching out of Little River Park in Milledgeville, Ga. A unique

TBF eNews 3/9/12 (Mar 2012)
March 9, 2012Brown & Murray Win 2012 Florida State High School Fishing ChampionshipMarch 3, 2012 (Kissimmee, FL) – Twenty-nine high school fishing teams and their coaches helped get the High School Fishing State Championship Series off to a good start as they braved high winds on legendary Lake Toho near Kissimmee, Florida today.When the teams all returned to the scales, it was newcomers Trevor Brown and Austin Murray who conquered the field with a 5 bass limit that weighed 14.13 pound

2012 CA HS State Championship (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/8/20122012 California High School Fishing State Championship Set for April 1FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 8, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the California Bass Federation announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) California High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, April 1 on the California Delta launching out of Russo’s Marina near Bethel Island, Calif. A unique ele

AZ HS Champ (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/6/20122012 Arizona High School Fishing State Championship Set for April 7FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 6, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Arizona Bass Federation announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Arizona High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Saturday, April 7 on Lake Pleasant launching out of the South Ramp near Hook Up Outfitters in Peoria, Ariz.The championship is

TX HS champ (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/6/2012Texas High School Fishing Championship Set For March 25 on Lake LavonFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 5, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Allen Convention & Visitors Bureau announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Texas High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Sunday, March 25 on Lake Lavon launching out of the Collin Park Marina Ramp near Allen, Texas. A unique element

IN Dream Team Rally (Feb 2012)
Press Release2/23/2012FIRST TBF DREAM TEAM RALLY SET FOR LAKE HAMILTON, IND. MAY 6Ponca City, Okla.(Feb 22, 2012) — The Bass Federation’s brand new Dream Team Rally team tournament trail is excited to announce the first TBF Club to schedule and host an event.  Cedar CreekBassmasters, club # 10890, of the Indiana Bass Federation was the first to register their event of TBF’s new and widely talked about Dream Team tournament Rally events.  Their rally will be held on La

NC HS Championship (Feb 2012)
Press Release2/23/20122012 North Carolina High School Fishing State Championship Set for March 17Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 22, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and Salisbury-Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation North Carolina High School Fishing State Championship.  The event will be Saturday, March 17 on High Rock Lake launching out of the Dutch Second Creek Ramp in Salisbury, N.C.&nb

Feb 29 2012 Email (Feb 2012)
February 29, 20122012 High School Fishing World Finals Returns to Lake DardanelleRegistration Opens Tomorrow, March 1Ponca City, Okla. – Feb. 17, 2012 High School anglers near and far will unite in Russellville, Arkansas and Lake Dardanelle State Park, July 15-21, 2012 for the pinnacle event of high school bass fishing, the 2012 High School Fishing World Finals. Registration opens online at highschoolfishing.org on March 1.Last year, over 600 attendees made up of high school anglers, famil

2012 High School Fishing World Finals PR (Feb 2012)
Press Release2/21/20122012 High School Fishing World Finals Returns to Lake DardanelleOnline Registration Opens March 1Ponca City, Okla. – Feb. 17, 2012  High School anglers near and far will unite in Russellville, Arkansas and Lake Dardanelle State Park, July 15-21, 2012 for the pinnacle event of high school bass fishing, the 2012 High School Fishing World Finals. Registration opens online at highschoolfishing.org on March 1.Last year, over 600 attendees made up of high school angler

TBF eNews 2/17/12 (Feb 2012)
February 17, 2012TBF DREAM TEAM RALLY – GETTING BACK TO OUR ROOTS IN A BIG WAY!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb 7, 2012) — The Bass Federation announced today the formation of an entirely new, groundbreaking, TEAM tournament trail covering all of North America, TBF’s Dream Team Tournament Rallies. Dream Team Rallies are all about giving anglers what they want, fun and fishing, and they all culminate at the 2013 TBF Dream Team National Championship Rally!TBF Dream Team Rallies are designe

TBF Dream Team Press Release (Feb 2012)
Press Release2/7/2012TBF DREAM TEAM RALLY – GETTING BACKTO OUR ROOTS IN A BIG WAY!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb 7, 2012) — The Bass Federation announced today the formation of an entirely new, groundbreaking, TEAM tournament trail covering all of North America, TBF’s Dream Team Tournament Rallies. Dream Team Rallies are all about giving anglers what they want, fun and fishing, and they all culminate at the 2013 TBF Dream Team National Championship Rally!TBF Dream Team Rallies are

2012 FL HS State Champ Reminder (Feb 2012)
Press Release2/3/20122012 High School Fishing State Championships Kickoff in Florida March 3!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPonca City, Okla. (Dec. 7, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the 2012 Student Angler Federation Florida High School Fishing State Championship, Saturday, March 3 on Lake Toho launching out of Kissimmee Lake Front Park in Kissimmee, Florida. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9-

TBF eNews 2/3/12 (Feb 2012)
February 3, 2012Attention to TBF Members Wanting to Fish Upcoming 2012 FLW Tour MajorsThere is a very limited number of CO-Anglers Spots available to TBF members in the upcoming FLW Tour Majors. VERY limited - First come first served... call FLW Outdoors and tell them you are a TBF member wanting a Co-Angler spot in a FLW Major as soon as possible.FLW Tour MajorsLake Hartwell ~ 3/8-3/11 Table Rock ~ 3/29-4/1 Beaver Lake ~ 4/26-4/29 Potomac River ~ 5/17 – 5/20 Kentucky Lake ~ 6/7- 6/10 Cham

TBF eNews 1/20/12 (Jan 2012)
January 20, 2012Over the next several weeks until the 2012 TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals in Arkansas, we will be spotlighting all Qualified Contenders from 47 Federations - Boaters and Co-Anglers.John Ahern - Rhode Island Co-AnglerName: John E. Ahern Age: 48 Hometown: Ashaway State Federation: R.I. Division: Eastern Occupation: Machinist/Landscaper Family Members: Fiancée – Jill, son - John, Robert Fishing Strengths/Techniques: flipping, finesse, top water Favorite body of

TBF eNews 1/13/12 (Jan 2012)
January 13, 2012TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series returns in 2012Ponca City, Okla. – Jan. 5, 2012 The Bass Federation (TBF), the national leader in NO cost or low cost tournament fees, announced today the dates and locations of seven events in the 2012 TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series. The Divisional Championship Series grew to seven divisions in 2010 due to the growth of TBF and the restructure of the current TBF Western division in

2012 Divisionals (Jan 2012)
Press Release1/12/2012TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series Returns in 2012Ponca City, Okla. – Jan. 5, 2012 The Bass Federation (TBF), the national leader in NO cost or low cost tournament fees, announced today the dates and locations of seven events in the 2012 TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series.  The Divisional Championship Series grew to seven divisions in 2010 due to the growth of TBF and the restructure of the current TBF Western

Faculty of Fishing PR (Jan 2012)
Press Release1/10/2012 Faculty of Fishing and TBF Join Forces Offer Free Online Courses to All Federation Members (Ponca City, OK) Jan. 10, 2012 – The Bass Federation, the nation’s oldest and largest organized grassroots fishing youth and conservation organization, announced it has partnered with Faculty ofFishing.  The partnership will offer the most complete and comprehensive online fishing education program the fishing world ever has seen. The Advantage Anglers program p

TBFeNews 1/6/12 (Jan 2012)
January 6, 2012Americana Outdoors Coverage of High School Fishing Available On-Demand!In case you weren't able to catch the AWESOME coverage of TBF's Student Angler Federation High School Fishing Program and the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals in Russellville, Ark. that aired on Americana Outdoors this past Sunday, you can watch it 'On-Demand' HERE! Coverage starts about halfway into the show - GREAT SHOW! "The future of fishing is here!"Over the next several weeks until the 2012 TBF Natio

Dec 30 2011 Email (Dec 2011)
December 30, 2011TBF Offices would like to wish you all a SAFE and Happy New Year - Looking forward to a GREAT 2012! Til next week!Americana Outdoors to Air Coverage of the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals on Lake Dardanelle THIS Sunday on VERSUS - Set your DVRs NOW!Check out Americana Outdoors first show of the new year Sunday Jan. 1 at 3:30 p.m. EST on VERSUS. On this episode we will be in Surf City, NC for a IFA tournament and then off to Arkansas for some High School Bass Fishing.Over t

TBF eNews 12/22/11 (Dec 2011)
December 22, 2011The TBF Staff would like to wish all our members & families a Merry Christmas and we THANK YOU for being a part of our family! We appreciate all the dedication, hard work and volunteering you ALL do for the TBF organization!Over the next several weeks until the 2012 TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals in Arkansas, we will be spotlighting all Qualified Contenders from 47 Federations - Boaters and Co-Anglers.Miles 'Sonar' Burghoff - ACA BoaterName: Miles Burghoff AKA "Son

TBF eNews 12/16/11 (Dec 2011)
December 16, 2011Over the next several weeks until the 2012 TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals in Arkansas, we will be spotlighting all Qualified Contenders from 47 Federations - Boaters and Co-Anglers.Cameron Smith - California BoaterName: Cameron Smith Age: 35 Hometown: Dana Point, CA State Federation: California Bass Federation Division: Southwest division Occupation: Construction Family Members: Single Fishing Strengths/Techniques: Power fishing and Swimbait fishing Favorite body of wa

Nov 30 2011 Email (Dec 2011)
November 30, 2011BHS Yellow Jackets SAF Club SpotlightClub name: BHS Yellow Jackets Date Club Began: May 31, 2011 School Name & Mascot: Bartow High School Yellow Jackets City/State: Bartow, FL Club Email Address: bboswell4@yahoo.com or james.vass@polk-fl.net Club Website: http://www.ihigh.com/bhsjacketsfishingclub/ Club Advisor: Derek Boswell Club President: Mike Boswell Number of members: 30READ THE REST OF THE SPOTLIGHT BHS Hosting SAF Open Tournament Dec. 10th - Bobby Lane CupBartow, FL.

VA Training Seminar (Nov 2011)
11/30/2011Future Fisherman Foundation and Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Announce “Train the Trainers” SeminarThe next stop in F3’s commitment to train the trainers of aquatic education programs is Harrowgate Elementary School in Chester, Va., 15501 Harrowgate Rd. Chester, Va. 23831.  The seminar begins at 9am, February 18-19.  It’s open to any organization.  Interested applicants can go to the F3 web site, www.futurefisherman.org, to regi

TBF eNews 11/15/11 (Nov 2011)
November 15, 20112012 TBF National Championship Contender FieldFederationBoater/CoFirst NameLast NameCityStateCENTRAL DIVISIONARBoaterDougThompsonMabelvaleARARCo-AnglerLarryDuggerRussellvilleAR      KSBoaterJeffBrinOlatheKSKSCo-AnglerMikeBlahaSalinaKS      LABoaterJeffBruhlMadisonvilleLALACo-AnglerRodneyTeelPonchatoulaLA      MOBoaterBrianMaloneyOsage BeachMOMOCo-AnglerRichardDuncanEldonMO   

TBF eNews 11/8/11 (Nov 2011)
November 8, 2011Future Fisherman Foundation to Begin Online Fundraising Auction Next WeekThe Future Fisherman Foundation has announced its inaugural online fundraising auction that will begin on Thursday, November 17 at 8pm EST and end Monday, November 21.Go to, www.futurefisherman.org, to participate and support one of the nation’s greatest resources for maintaining the “Future of Fishing”!Several items will be auctioned, including multiple fishing trips in over a dozen differ

Oct 25 2011 Email (Oct 2011)
October 25, 2011Nebraska's Bailey and Diehl take High School Texas Regional on brush hogs15.Oct.2011 (Story & photos by FLW Outdoors)COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Oct. 15, 2011) – Drew Bailey and Adam Diehl from Lincoln High School, Neb., won the High School Texas Regional tournament held on Lake Somerville Saturday. TBF along with FLW Outdoors held the high school tournament in conjunction with the FLW College Fishing Texas Regional.Lincoln High School caught the only five bass limit and we

F3 Auction PR (Oct 2011)
10/24/2011 Future Fisherman Foundation to Begin Online Fundraising Auction in NovemberThe Future Fisherman Foundation has announced its inaugural online fundraising auction that will begin on Thursday, November 17 at 8pm EST and end Monday, November 21.Go to www.futurefisherman.org, to participate and support one of the nation’s greatest resources for maintaining the “Future of Fishing”!Charlie Daniels Autographed FiddleSeveral items will be auctioned, including multiple f

Oct 04 2011 Email (Oct 2011)
October 4, 2011 2012 TBF and FLW Adult Membership RenewalsThe Bass Federation is striving to make membership renewal easier each year. Starting October 1, 2011 TBF will begin accepting membership renewals for 2012. Current memberships expire on December 31, 2011* and you can update as early as October 1 to ensure your club maintains the insurance policy coverage and your members don’t have a lapse in tournament eligibility or magazine delivery. We will continue to collect both TBF and

Evinrude Fall Promotion (Sep 2011)
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CA HS State Championship (Sep 2011)
Press Release9/13/2011California High School FishingState Championship Set for Oct. 2 Get Your Team Registered Online!Ponca City, Okla. (Sept. 13, 2011) – The Bass Federation(TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting theinaugural Student Angler Federation California High School Fishing StateChampionship, Sunday October 2nd at Russo’s Marina on the CA Deltain Bethel Island, CA. The state championship is a two person team event forstudents in grades 9-12. Reg

F3 FL Training (Sep 2011)
9/13/2011Future Fisherman Foundation Announces 'Train the Trainers' Seminar atCamp Ocala, FL Oct. 22 & 23 The FutureFisherman Foundation and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissionhave announced a regional training seminar for all parties interested inaquatic education training.  The site ofthis year’s event will be Camp Ocala, located at 18533 NFS 535 Altoona, Fl.32702. This seminaris open to not only teachers from around the state but also 4H leaders,Boy/Girls Sc

F3 Training - MI (Sep 2011)
9/7/2011Great Lakes Regional Fishing Instructor Training Sept. 27 & 28 Don’t Miss This Training. Michigan State University’s Project F.I.S.H. Program has partnered withFuture Fisherman Foundation to bring 2 exciting days (9:00am-4:30pm each day) of: “Sportfishing and Aquatic ResourcesEducation and an Introduction to HOFNOD,  Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs”Coordinatedthrough Michigan State University’s Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreat

AZ HS State Championship (Sep 2011)
Press Release9/7/2011Arizona High School FishingState Championship Set for Sept. 25 Get Your Team Registered Online!Ponca City,Okla. (Sept. 6, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler FederationArizona High School Fishing State Championship, September 25 Cholla RecreationArea, Roosevelt Lake, AZ. The state championship is a two person team event forstudents in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school ang

CO & NM High School Fishing State Championships (Aug 2011)
Press Release8/25/2011Colorado & New MexicoHigh School Fishing State Championship Set for Oct 8th - Get Registered TODAY!Ponca City, Okla. (Aug. 21, 2011) – The Bass Federation(TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting theinaugural, joint Student Angler Federation Colorado and New Mexico High SchoolFishing State Championship Saturday October 8 at South Shore Marina in LakePueblo State Park, Pueblo, Co. The state championship is a two person teamevent for stud

Minnesota HS State Champ (Aug 2011)
Press Release8/18/2011Minnesota High School FishingState Championship Set for Sept 10th -Get Registered Online TODAY!Ponca City,Okla. (Aug. 17, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler FederationMinnesota High School Fishing State Championship, September 10  at Craguns Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd,Minn.  The state championship is a twoperson team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration

NE HS State Championship (Aug 2011)
Press Release8/18/2011Nebraska High School FishingState Championship Set for Sept 3rd -Get Registered Online TODAY!Ponca City,Okla. (Aug. 17, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler FederationNebraska High School Fishing State Championship, September 3 Maranatha Lake inLincoln County, Neb. The state championship is a two person team event forstudents in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school anglers a

Indiana HS State Champ (Aug 2011)
Press Release8/18/2011Indiana High School FishingState Championship Set for Sept 10th -Get Registered Online TODAY!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ponca City,Okla. (Aug. 17, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler FederationIndiana High School Fishing State Championship, September 10  at Newton Stuart South launch ramp at PatokaLake, Jasper, Ind. The state championship is a two person team event forstud

VT, NY, ME, NH HS State Championships (Aug 2011)
Press Release8/16/2011Vermont, New York, New Hampshire & Maine High School FishingState Championships Set for August 28Get Registered Online TODAY!Ponca City, Okla. (Aug. 4, 2011) – The Bass Federation(TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting theinaugural, joint Student Angler Federation Vermont, New York, New Hampshire andMaine High School Fishing State Championship Sunday, August 28 at Missisquoi Bay on LakeChamplain.  Launch is on the east side ofthe

MS HS State Championship (Aug 2011)
Press Release8/16/2011Mississippi High School FishingState Championship Set for August 28 -Get Registered Online TODAY!Ponca City,Okla. (Aug. 16, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation MississippiHigh School Fishing State Championship, August 27 at the Stennis East Bank Lockand Dam Recreation Area in Columbus, Miss. The state championship is a twoperson team event for students in grades 9 -12.

NGJWC Results (Aug 2011)
August 16, 2011 Nicholas Deering and Derek Davis Capitalize on Changes; Fight Back Against DeGray Lake to Earn the 2011 National Guard Junior World Championship Titles August 13, 2011, Arkadelphia, AR - Yesterday’s blue-bird skies were long gone today as a strong cloud cover, temperature drop, and spike in humidity took over on the final day of the 2011 National Guard Junior World Championship on DeGray Lake presented by the National Guard. Nicholas Deering and Derek Davis held the top

Aug 10 2011 Email (Aug 2011)
8/10/20112011 National Guard Junior World Championship Begins Thursday August 10,2011 - 82 TBF junior elite make their way to Arkadelphia, Ark., this week toface off in the 2011 National Guard Junior World Championship, August 11-13, onDeGray Lake.  This national contest willsee two champions, one in each age group, 11-14 and 15-18.  For most, this is a year’s worth ofcompetition, advancing through tournaments in their respective states and agegroups to make it to the wor

Jul 28 2011 Email (Jul 2011)
7/28/20112011 Forrest Wood Cup to Host F3 Training Seminar in Hot Springs, Ark The Future Fishing Foundation (F3) and FLW Outdoors have teamed up to provide a training opportunity for those involved with youth Aquatic Education programs. The seminar will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, during the Forrest Wood Cup in Hot Springs, Ark., and Friday, Aug. 12th at DeGray Lake during the National Guard Junior World Championship. This seminar will be design

WI & IA HS State Championships (Jul 2011)
Press Release7/25/2011Wisconsin & Iowa High School Fishing Dual State Championship Set for August 27 -Get Registered Online NOW!Ponca City,Okla. (July 15, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler FederationWisconsin and Iowa High School Fishing State Championship Saturday, August 27at St. Feriole Island Marina Boat Launch, in Prarie du Chien, Wisc.  The state championship is a two person teamevent

2011 HSFWF Begins (Jul 2011)
Press Release7/18/20112011 High School Fishing World Finals Begins This Week - Will be Live Streamed on HighSchoolFishing.iHigh.comPonca City, OK -- iHigh.com, the Global Youth Network, andThe Bass Federation have announced that they will provide free live streamingvideo from the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals. iHigh.com is the official video streaming partner for the event, which will beheld Wednesday, July 20 through Saturday, July 23 on Lake Dardanelle inRussellville, Arkansas. Last ye

F3 Director Release (Jul 2011)
7/7/2011Future Fishing Foundation (F3) Names Gintert New Executive DirectorJuly 6,2011 - Ponca City, Oklahoma The FutureFisherman Foundation has recently named industry pacesetter, Mark Gintert, thenew Executive Director.  Gintert is anavid outdoorsman and angler with an extensive background in the privatebusiness sector both in manufacturing and retailing as a past owner of asuccessful boat dealership.  For the last5 years he’s served as the National Youth Director and the Natio

MI HS State Championship Rescheduled (Jun 2011)
TBF Press Release6/30/2011Michigan High School Fishing State Championship Set for July 9-10 -Still Time to Get Registered!!!Ponca City, Okla. (June 21, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Michigan High School Fishing State Championship, Sunday, July 10 at Kent Lake at Kensington Metropark West Ramp, 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford, MI 48380.  Due to a location conf

2011 HSFWF Details (Jun 2011)
Press Release6/14/2011Ultimate Event in High School Fishing Returns to Russellville, AR July 20-232011 HIGH SCHOOL FISHING WORLD FINALSBethel University onceagain has four-year scholarship offers for both anglers on the 2011 High SchoolFishing World Finals Championship Team! PoncaCity, Okla. (June 14, 2011) – The Bass Federationannounced today the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals will return toRussellville, Ark., on Lake Dardanelle, July 20-23, 2011.  Bethel University will once

TBF/Future Fisherman Foundation (May 2011)
TBF Press Release5/31/2011Future Fisherman Foundation &The Bass Federation Join ForcesMcLean,V.A. (May 31, 2011)—In light ofdifficulties raising much-needed funding to support its programs, the FutureFisherman Foundation (F3) has sought and found a new home with The BassFederation (TBF), Inc. of Ponca City, Okla. Since 1968, the Federation has been recognized as the oldest and largestorganized broad-based, independent, grassroots organization in bass fishing.After weeks of discuss

TBF Championship on VS Reminder (May 2011)
TBF Media Reminder5/27/20112011 TBF National ChampionshipAirs THIS SUNDAY, May 29th 1pm ESTon Versus - FLW Outdoors ShowSet Your DVRs If You Will Be Gone!!2011 TBF National Championship - April 12-16 held on Nickajack LakeKimball City, Tenn. - The TBF National Championship presented by the National Guard features 94 grassroots anglers from 47 TBF Federations who face off on Nickajack Lake in Kimball City, Tenn. The winner claims the $100,000 TBF ‘Living the Dream’ prize package, and

May 17 2011 Email (May 2011)
May 17, 2011 Allen Boyd and Rhett Fornoff Command Titles and All the Glory at 2011 Federation National Championship on Lake Nickajack 14 Division Champions Headed to BFL All-American this Week in Shreveport, LA April 16, 2011 (Kimball, Tenn) – Emotions ran high today as the 2011 Federation National Championship presented by the National Guard came to a dramatic close. The Chattanooga Convention Center housed the main event, and a lively crowd grew still as each weight was

2011 FNC Day 2 (Apr 2011)
TBF Press Release4/15/2011 TBF Anglers Stop at Nothing, Fishingfor the Dream of a Lifetime onLake Nickajack; 14 DivisionChampions Advance Kimball,Tennessee, (April 15, 2011)Torrential downpours didn’t stop the show today as 94 TBF State Championanglers fought until the bitter end on day two of the 2011 Federation NationalChampionship presented by the National Guard on Lake Nickajack in Kimball,Tenn.  14 TBF anglers advance to thefinal round to vie for the National Champion

2011 FNC Day 1 (Apr 2011)
TBF Press Release4/14/2011 2011 Federation National Championship is underway; 94 TBF elite hit ‘em, and hit ‘em hard on Lake Nickajack April 14, 2011, Kimball, Tenn. - The bite is on and the anglersare hungry fighting for a dream they can almost taste; the 2011 TBF NationalChampion titles and all the glory will be decided this week on Lake Nickajackin Kimball, Tenn.   The TBF national champion boater will earn theesteemed $100,000 “Living the Dream”

Apr 12 2011 Email (Apr 2011)
April 12, 2011 2011 TBF Federation National Championship Kicks Off With a Bang - Literally!Fireworks Show Ended Registration NightThe Town of Kimball, Tennessee has really rolled out the red carpet for our anglers and their families. Anglers checked in at registration, which was held at Kimball Park. The road was lined with all of the State Flags, including Canada's. The Town of Kimball really made our anglers and their families feel at home. Anglers were given a great bag full of products th

Apr 05 2011 Email (Apr 2011)
April 7, 2011 Two High School State Championships Taking Place This Weekend in Tennessee & Kentucky $13,500 in Scholarships to be Offered Between the Two Events Two more state champion teams will be crowned this weekend for Tennessee and Kentucky. They will advance to the High School Fishing Regional Tournament in the Fall, where they will fish out of Ranger Boats and be given travel stipends, plus the chance to qualify and fish for the High School Fishing Nat

NC/VA State Championship (Apr 2011)
TBF Press Release4/4/2011Dual High School Fishing State Championship Set for NC & VA May 21 -Online Registration Is Open!PONCACITY, Okla. (March 10, 2011) – The Bass Federation, (TBF), in partnership withFLW Outdoors announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student AnglerFederation Dual Virginia and North Carolina High School Fishing StateChampionship, May 21 on John H Kerr Reservoir aka., Bugg’s Island, of SouthHill, VA. The state championship is a two person team event for st

MO/NE High School Championship (Apr 2011)
TBF Press Release4/4/2011Dual High School Fishing State Championship Set MO & NE May 14 -Online Registration Is Open!Ponca City,Okla. (March 10, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation DualMissouri and Nebraska High School Fishing State Championship, May 14 on Lake ofthe Ozarks, Missouri. The state championship is a two person team event forstudents in grades 9 -12. Registration for high sc

OH State Champ (Apr 2011)
TBF Press Release4/4/2011Ohio High School Fishing State Championship Set for July 9 -Online Registration Is Open!Ponca City,Okla. (March 19, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLWOutdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation OhioHigh School Fishing State Championship, July 9 at the boat access ramp in thepublic use area adjacent to the Gallipolis City Park, Gallipolis, Ohio. Thestate championship is a two person team event for students i

3/29/11 TBF eNews (Mar 2011)
March 29, 2011 Current Auction - Reverse Auction for: Lowrance LSS-1 StructureScan High Definition Sonar System with Transducer MSRP: $599 Part#: 000-0132-06 Presenting the most incredible tool for improving fishing success ever devised by Lowrance, and an add-on option for all HDS displays. With years of developing and testing, to make it right and make it more, Lowrance StructureScan™ sonar imaging takes fish- and structure-finding to the highest level of viewing detail ever

TBF eNews 3/21/11 (Mar 2011)
March 20, 2011 Lambert & Conlon of Sarasota Military Academy Named 2011 Florida High School Fishing State Champs March 12, 2011 – Tyler Lambert and Christopher Conlon of Sarasota Military Academy caught a limit of bass weighing 13.17 lbs in the first ever Florida High School Fishing State Championship held on Lake Toho on Saturday. Winning the State Championship advances this team to an FLW Outdoors/TBF High School Fishing Regional Championship held in conjunction with a National

TX HS State Championshp (Mar 2011)
TBF Press Release3/14/20112011 Texas High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 21 - Online Registration Is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (March 14, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Texas High School Fishing State Championship, May 21 at Lake Lavon, just outside of Allen, Texas. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for h

KS HS State Championship (Mar 2011)
TBF Press Release3/14/20112011 Kansas High School Fishing State Championship Set for June 25 - Online Registration Is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (March 14, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Kansas High School Fishing State Championship, June 25 at Wilson Lake just outside of Russell, Kansas. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Regist

Mar 08 2011 Email (Mar 2011)
March 8, 2011Click to download PDFFlorida High School State Championship To Be Held This Weekend, March 12, at Lake TohoYour Team Can Still Register at HighSchoolFishing.org!South Carolina's State Championship is set for March 26th. See the calendar below for more upcoming events.A High School State Championship is coming for your state and more are being announced each week! Please check our HighSchoolFishing.org website for the latest details of all State Championships. You can 

Florida HS Tournament (Mar 2011)
TBF Event Information3/2/2011Inaugural Florida High School Fishing State Championship Set for March 12 - There's Still Time to Register ONLINE!Don't Take a Chance on Late Fees, Register NOW!Event Specific Details: State Championship sign-up: Rules & details at Highchoolfishing.org, call 580.765.9031 or contact the TBF National Youth Director, Mark Gintert, at mark@bassfederation.com Mandatory Check-in: Friday, March 11, 4-6 p.m. Eastern time, Ramada Inn’s Ramada Heritage Park, 214

Mar 02 2011 Email (Mar 2011)
March 2, 2011ATTENTION TBF CLUBS & MEMBERS    **VERY IMPORTANT**We need your help! TBF Members, Club Presidents, and Administrators First THANK YOU for your support of the federation, on behalf of all the staff we want to make sure we are providing you with every possible benefit as a TBF and FLW Outdoors member and we need your help. It is extremely important if your address changes we need it changed in our online system!  Everything runs off that system: Newsletters so

Feb 24 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/24/2011The Bass Federation AnnouncesSponsor Partnership with Cabela'sPonca City, Oklahoma – The Bass Federation Inc. (TBF), the nation’s oldest and largest organized grass-roots fishing, youth and conservation organization, announced today a new TBF sponsor partnership with Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoors gear since 1961.  The new Cabela’s sponsorship will touch all aspects of the TBF’s adult, y

Feb 21 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
February 21, 2011ATTENTION TBF CLUBS & MEMBERS    **VERY IMPORTANT**We need your help! TBF Members, Club Presidents, and Administrators First THANK YOU for your support of the federation, on behalf of all the staff we want to make sure we are providing you with every possible benefit as a TBF and FLW Outdoors member and we need your help. It is extremely important if your address changes we need it changed in our online system!  Everything runs off that system: Newsletter

AR HS State Championship Press Release (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/16/2011Arkansas High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 7Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 2, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Arkansas High School Fishing State Championship, May 7 at Riverfront Park in North Little Rock, Ark. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school anglers and their R

Utah HS Championship (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/25/2011Utah High School Fishing State Championship Set forMay 7 - Online Registration is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb 21, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Utah High School Fishing State Championship, at Lake Powell’s, BullFrog Marina just outside of Lake Powell, Utah. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9-12. Registr

Alabama HS State Championship PR (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/16/2011Alabama High School State Championship Set for April 17Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 16, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Alabama High School Fishing State Championship, April 17 at Ingalls Harbor on Wheeler Lake just outside of Decatur, Alabama. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school anglers

TN HS Championship (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/25/2011University of Tennessee - Chattanooga to Host Tennessee High School Fishing State Championship April 9 - Scholarships to UT Chattanooga & More on the Line!Online Registration is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 25, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced the inaugural Student Angler Federation Tennessee High School Fishing State Championship presented by the University of Tennessee/Chattanooga, April 9 on Lake

SC HS Champ (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/25/2011South Carolina High School Fishing State Championship Set for March 26 - Online Registration is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 21, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation South Carolina High School Fishing State Championship, at Keowee Lake just outside of Seneca, SC. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9-12. Registration f

OR HS Championship (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/25/2011Oregon High School Fishing State Championship Set for April 30 - Online Registration is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb 22, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Oregon High School Fishing State Championship, April 30 at the Columbia River, Hood River, OR. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for high sch

Idaho HS Championship (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/25/2011Idaho High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 1 - Online Registration is Open!Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 22, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Idaho High School Fishing State Championship, May 1 at CJ Strike Reservoir, just outside of Mountain Home, Idaho. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration f

Ranger Boats - My Dream Rig Campaign (Feb 2011)

Murray State Open/KY Press Release (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/16/2011Murray State to Host High School FishingOpen Event April 10More Than $10,000 in Scholarships on the LinePonca City, Okla. (Jan. 31, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced Murray State University will host the Murray State High School Fishing Open April 10 in conjunction with the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on campus April 7-9.While student anglers from every state are invited to participate,

FL HS State Championship Press Release (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/16/2011Inaugural Florida High School Fishing State Championship Set for March 12Ponca City, Okla. (Jan. 24, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Florida High School Fishing State Championship Saturday, March 12 in Kissimmee, Fla. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school anglers and their “coach

Louisiana HS Fishing State Championship PR (Feb 2011)
TBF Press Release2/16/2011Louisiana High School Fishing State Championship Set for February 26 - There's Still Time to Register Online!Ponca City, Okla. (Jan. 24, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Louisiana High School Fishing State Championship, February 26th at Caddo Lake just north of Shreveport. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Regi

Feb 14 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
February 14, 2011First Ever SAF High School State ChampionshipTo Be Held in Louisiana February 26The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced it will be hosting the inaugural Student Angler Federation Louisiana High School Fishing State Championship, February 26th at Caddo Lake just north of Shreveport. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school anglers and their “coach,” who will provide the

Feb 02 2011 Email (Feb 2011)
February 2, 2011Four High School Fishing State Championships Announced - More Are on the Way!Online Registration is now open for all State ChampionshipsFlorida, Louisiana and Murray State Open/Kentucky State Championship Press Releases have gone out and more are to soon follow. The first SAF State Championship will be this month for Louisiana - February 26th at Caddo Lake near Shreveport, LA. There is more information on HighSchoolFishing.org on the State Champ

Jan 28 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
January 28, 2011 Largest Student Fishing Initiative In History AnnouncedTBF, FLW Outdooors Introduce National High School Fishing ProgramPonca City, Okla. (Jan. 27, 2011) – The Bass Federation’s (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SAF) and FLW Outdoors announced today the formation of the largest student angler program in history.Decades of youth program leadership by TBF and affiliated state federations, and FLW Outdoors’ position as the largest promoter of tournaments in th

High School Fishing National Release (Jan 2011)
TBF Press Release1/28/2011Largest Student Fishing Initiative In History AnnouncedTBF, FLW Outdooors Introduce National High School Fishing Program Ponca City, Okla. (Jan. 27, 2011) – The Bass Federation’s (TBF) Student Angler Federation (SAF) and FLW Outdoors announced today the formation of the largest student angler program in history. Decades of youth program leadership by TBF and affiliated state federations, and FLW Outdoors’ position as the largest promoter of tourna

Jan 20 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
January 20, 2011TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series Back in 2011Oregon, Utah, Kentucky, Kansas, Minnesota, Maine and Virginia to host the events.January 14, 2011Ponca City, Okla. - The Bass Federation (TBF), announced the dates and locations of the 2011 TBF “No Entry Free” Divisional Championship Series.  The series consists of seven no-cost tournaments that lead grassroots anglers to the biggest events in fishing! Read More  Get Those Fantasy

Jan 12 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
January 13, 2011Over the next several weeks, leading up to the 2011 TBF Federation National Championship April 12-16 on Nickajack Lake near Kimball City, TN, we will be spotlighting all of the qualifiers (in no particular order). Please help us congratulate these great anglers for making it to the top of their State Federations!Don Watts - Michigan Angler Name: Don WattsAge: 40Hometown: Gowen, MichiganState Federation: MichiganDivision: NorthernOccupation: ExcavatingFamily Members: Wif

Jan 05 2011 Email (Jan 2011)
January 5, 2011The Early Bird Drawing Winners are... Evinrude Prop - Club #4590 Pigeon Valley Bassmasters, North CarolinaEndura Hand Held GPS - Club #1302 Little Creek Bass Anglers, Virginia$100 Cabela's Gift Card - Club #4309 Philadelphia Bass Club, Mississippi6 pair Solar Bat Sunglasses - Club #10723 Big Stick Bassmasters, Virginia Congratulations to these clubs for submitting and getting their rosters to us by December 25, 2010! Great job, we appreciate all your

Dec 21 2010 Email (Dec 2010)
December 21, 20102011 Federation National Championship to showcase America’s best, April 12-16, on Nickajack Lake Ponca City, Okla. (Dec. 13, 2010) – The Bass Federation, (TBF) announced today Kimball City, Tenn., and Nickajack Lake will host the widely anticipated 2011 Federation National Championship, presented by the National Guard.  Anglers from seven TBF divisions competed locally to qualify for the no-entry fee 2010 TBF Division Championship Series. From there the top

Christmas Gift Ideas (Dec 2010)
TBF Online Store Gift Guide for youfrom The Bass Federation Please order gift cards & baskets by December 17th to ensure delivery by Christmas Eve!Embroidered Items take 10-15 days and may not be delivered by Christmas Eve. Download Printable PDF

The Walleye Federation (Dec 2010)
The Walleye Federation12/8/2010Industry veterans announce the formation ofThe Walleye Federation, (TWF) For Immediate Release – Dec. 8, 2010 Walleye circles have been buzzing about a “new deal” coming to the walleye world. Details were unleashed today when industry veterans, The Bass Federation, (TBF) announced the formation of The Walleye Federation, (TWF) a new organization based on the TBF’s grassroots model successfully used for 40 years. “Walleye angl

Nov 30 2010 Email (Nov 2010)
November 30, 2010TBF National Championship toRe-air on WFN in DecemberBeginning THIS Sunday, December 5th at 7pm EST/6 pm CST, the 2010 TBF National Championship will re-air on the World Fishing Network (WFN). Check with your local cable or satellite provider for the channel and exact times. You can also visit WFN's website at http://www.wfn.tv/demand/ for complete listing information of all providers.It is scheduled to re-air with Dish Network at the following time

Nov 24 2010 Email (Nov 2010)
November 24, 2010From all of us here at the National TBF Office, we wish you and your family a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! (For those of you braving the Black Friday Sales, good luck!)To download the PDF Version - CLICK HEREGo to the Online Store Current Falling Price AuctionNew 2011 Evinrude 250-HO (High Output) EngineTHE H.O. SERIES. BLURRING THE LINE BETWEEN BOATING AND AVIATION. Want to push some limits? The H.O. High Output Series outboards push them just about as

Nov 16 2010 Email (Nov 2010)
November 16, 2010High School Fishing World Finals Returns to Russellville, Ark.July 18-23, 2011 Ponca City, Okla., (Nov. 16, 2010) The Bass Federation announced today the High School Fishing World Finals will return to Russellville, Ark. at Lake Dardanelle. High school stars from TBF’s Student Angler Federation will once again be invited to this "no entry fee" championship event at Lake Dardanelle State Park, July 18-23. Last year, 184 high school anglers from 18 states showcased the

Nov 10 2010 Email (Nov 2010)
November 10, 2010First Falling Price Auction a Success!The very first TBF Auction - New Evinrude V6 Raker II Prop - ended on Saturday, November 6th with a selling price of $316.41! MSRP is $750. WOW, that's a great deal!Congratulations to Bill of Georgia, who is also a TBF Member! Thank you so much for all your participation! See what's next - our current Falling Price Auction below or visit http://auction.bassfederation.com  Current Falling Price&nbs

Nov 03 2010 Email (Nov 2010)
November 3, 2010EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!Every year TBF dues are due on January 1. This year TBF is offering a EARLY BIRD SPECIAL. All TBF clubs that get their 2011 updates and dues paid into TBF office before December 25th will be entered in a drawing for some great prizes!!  Four (4) clubs who update before Christmas Day will be drawn to receive one of the following prizes; Evinrude 24P Stainless steel prop, Lowrance Endura Hand held GPS device, $100 Cabela’s gift

Oct 28 2010 Email (Oct 2010)
October 28, 2010NEXT TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 2nd  GET OUT AND VOTE!!........Take a friend with you! Let your voice be heard! Next Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, is a pivotal day in America’s history and one I believe could change the course of America. Personally, I’m tired of elected officials ignoring the will of the people and spending money we don’t have.I will vote accordingly.  I ENCOURAGE EACH OF YOU to do the same; go out and vote for those representing YOUR view

Oct 21 2010 Email (Oct 2010)
October 22, 2010SOLD! First TBF Auction Starts Monday, October 25The Price Will Drop, But When Will It Be Bought?What is a TBF Auction?A TBF Auction is designed to give all interested parties a chance to purchase an item using the TBF Auction website.  The format will be a “falling/reverse” auction.  This means the item will start at the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and then ‘fall’ or be reduced hourly, daily, or weekly

Sep 29 2010 TBF eNews (Sep 2010)
September 29, 2010Delaware Wins by a Pound; Delaware State Team and Edward Loughran Named 2010 Mid-Atlantic Division ChampionsSeptember 24, 2010 - A late take-off this morning due to weather and safety issues sent some out with a rocky start. Others were consistent with their five bass sacks and prevailed.  14 anglers advance today to the 2011 Federation National Championship to compete for their share of nearly a quarter of a million in cash and prizes.  The nation

Sep 20 2010 TBF eNews (Sep 2010)
September 21, 2010Every Dog Has His Day – Today It was MA’s David McNary’s; Eastern Division Championship ConcludesSeptember 17, 2010 - Sixteen more anglers have qualified for the 2011 TBF National Championship today, amid the treacherous weather that hampered hours of very important fishing time. The final day started off with a weather delay. Anglers were not able to launch until nearly 10:30 this morning, which makes up for about half the day lost. With it being the las

Sep 13 2010 eNews (Sep 2010)
September 14, 2010Boyd Seals the Deal; Michigan Walks Away 3-Peat Northern Division Champions Fishing was tough on Patoka Lake, in Jasper, Ind., for these 72 TBF anglers; rough might be an understatement.  Through highs and lows, Boyd stayed consistent to seal the deal and win the championship.   Michigan fought hard to defend their title and came out on top, making them 3-time Northern Division State Team Champions.  They’ve all battled it out to be called ch

Sep 03 2010 eNews (Sep 2010)
September 3, 2010Attention All Anglers URGENT CALL TO ACTIONWe need your urgent attention to help save our right to use lead fishing tackle!The EPA is considering a complete ban on the use of lead fishing tackle under the Toxic Substances Control Act.We have a limited window of opportunity to voice our opinion on the subject by going to the following link and letting the EPA and our elected officials how we feel about this issue.http://www.capwiz.com/keepamericafishing/issues/alert/?alertid

2010 NGJWC Results (Aug 2010)
August 11, 2010Greg Zellers and Shane Edgar2010 National GuardJunior World Champions   12 Division Champions began the final day of the 2010 National Guard Junior World Championship on Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Ga. today; two champions emerged victorious. Greg Zellers, from Winamac, In., representing the 15-18 age group and the TBF Northern Division and Shane Edgar from Glendale, AZ. representing the 11-14 age group and the TBF Western Division. Not only can these cham

High School Fishing World Finals Results (Jul 2010)
July 29, 2010Meade County Kentucky High School Team,Jared Raymer & Ethan Snyder, Wins First EverHigh School Fishing World FinalsJuly 24, 2010 - Raymer and Snyder, from Meade County High School (Kentucky) sealed the deal today with a sweet victory on the finale of the inaugural 2010 High School Fishing World Finals on lake.  Both walked away with $4,000/yr up to four year scholarships totaling $16,000 a piece/$32,000 from Bethel University, spots on the Bethel University Varsity Fis

2010 High School Fishing World Finals Press Release (Jul 2010)
TBF Press Release7/9/20102010 High School Fishing World FinalsChampionship Titles, Thousands in Scholarships & Prizes Mark PremierEvent Full Of Industry "Firsts"Don’t You Wish We Had This When You Were In School?July 7, 2010 - Russellville, Ark. – High School students from across the U.S. are gearing up for what is destined to become THE High School fishing event in the industry. The 2010 SAF High School Fishing World Finals at Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville, Ark. Ang

2010 Central Division Results, High School Fishing World Finals Scholarships (Jun 2010)
June 22, 2010Winners of 2010 SAF High School Fishing World Finals to Be Offered Scholarships of a Lifetime and Spots On aCollegiate Bass Fishing TeamTens of Thousands of dollars in Total Cash & Prizes Up For Grabs with No Entry Fee for All Entries Received by July 6There’s a lot on the line for the high school anglers in the first ever High School Fishing World Finals next month in Russellville, Arkansas on Lake Dardanelle. With collegiate bass fishing being one of the f

Southern Division Results (Jun 2010)
June 18, 2010Georgia State Team is Victorious at Southern Division -Al Horton of Palmetto, GA Wins OverallGeorgia came for one reason-to take home the title-and they sure didn’t leave home without it. The Georgia state team brought in 128lb 9ounces today making their tournament total 424lb 15 ounces, solidifying their win as the Southern Division Champions, the loins share of the over 32,000.00 in cash and prizes and a year’s worth of bragging rights.  The Ge

NW Division Results (Jun 2010)
June 9, 2010Wyoming's Eric Lippincott Wins NW Divisional Tournament - 10 Qualify for 2011 TBF National ChampionshipJune 3, 2010 - Yellowtail Reservoir, Montana - Eric Lippincott of Daniel, Wyoming is the overall 2010 Northwest Division Champion and is headed to the 2011 TBF National Championship next Spring – and so is his father. Gene Lippincott finished 2nd in Wyoming to also land a spot in the Federation Championship as a Co-Angler. Eric was consistent all 3 days, finishing with a 15 ba

May 25 2010 Email (May 2010)
May 25, 2010BFL All-American Begins This Thursday, May 27All TBF members need to be cheering on their favorites participating in this year's BFL All-American near Hot Springs, Arkansas on DeGray Lake (and the FLW Tour participants!). The BFL weigh-ins will begin on Thursday and Friday at 4pm CST. The final day will begin on Saturday at 3pm CST, where they will weigh-in before the FLW Tour Pros at the Hot Springs Convention Center.TBF will have at least 14 members participating who

SW Division Results 5/18/10 Benchmark Copy (May 2010)
May 18, 2010Voorhees Crowned TBF Southwest Division Champion - California State Team WinsRyan Voorhees crowned 2010 TBF Southwest Division Overall Champion; California State team closes a three day hot streak for the title of 2010 TBF Southwest Division State Team ChampionsTBF anglers went out with a bang, stroking them on the Delta today, as the 2010 Southwest Division Championship presented by Radback Energy, wrapped up in Bethel Island, Calif., at Russo’s Marina.  Tw

May 06 2010 Email (May 2010)
May 6, 2010TN High School Fish-Off Held in Conjunction With TBF National ChampionshipIf the excitement of the TBF National Championship wasn’t enough, three High School teams from the Knoxville area competed in a very exciting event at beautiful Melton Hill Reservoir.Teams from Farragut High School, Oliver Springs High School and Maryville Middle School fished Friday morning in a near perfect setting on one of East Tennessee’s many terrific lakes to help highlight High School Fishing

Apr 29 2010 Email (Apr 2010)
April 29, 2010Jay Keith of Camden, SC Crowned 2010 TBF Living the Dream Winner!The final day of the 2010 Federation National Championship, presented by the National Guard left Jay Keith, from Camden, S.C., the Champion boater and Matthew Hartman, from Fredricksburg, Pa., the Champion co-angler. The first two days of competition were held on Watts Bar Lake, in Kingston, Tenn. Today’s final weigh-in was held in conjunction with the final day of the FLW tour event at the Knoxville C

TBF National Champ Press Release (Apr 2010)
TBF Press Release4/21/2010TBF National Championship, Presented By the National Guard and hosted by The Tennessee Valley Authority, Begins Tomorrow – Weigh-In Starts at 3pm EST on FLWOutdoors.com94 TBF Champion anglers ready to face-off.   Kingston, Tenn., April 21, 2010  Excitement and nerves built this morning amidst the heavy fog as 94 eager TBF anglers set out to run some water, find some fish and make their final preparations for the start of the 2010 Federatio

Apr 13 2010 Email (Apr 2010)
April 14, 2010 For the past 24 weeks, we have spotlighted all the 2010 TBF National Championship Contenders who will be competing next week at Watts Bar Lake near Knoxville, TN. The final contenders are spotlighted this week, but here is a recap of all the contenders. Be sure to cheer on your favorite! And good luck next week to all the anglers! BoatersCO-ANGLERSStateLast Name First NameCity, StateStateLast NameFirst NameCity, StateSOUTHWEST  DIVISIONSOUTHWEST DIVISION(A

Apr 07 2010 Email (Apr 2010)
April 7, 2010HIGH SCHOOL FISHING WORLD FINALS ANNOUNCEDHIGH SCHOOL FISHING’S ULTIMATE EVENT TO BE HELD IN RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSASPONCA CITY, Okla. (April 7, 2010) – The Bass Federation announced today it will conduct the inaugural High School Fishing World Finals in Russellville, Ark. on Lake Dardanelle, July 19-24, 2010. Anglers from more than 15 U.S. States and Canada are expected to attend this pinnacle event of TBF’s Student Anglers Federation and the rapidly expanding

Mar 30 2010 Email (Mar 2010)
March 30, 2010Brian Travis Makes Final Cut at Lake Norman,Finishes 4th Overall;Brandon Palaniuk of ID & 2010 TBF National Championship Contender Is Co-Angler Champion2008 TBF 'Living the Dream' winner - Brian Travis - fished a solid event at Lake Norman, catching a limit every day of the tournament. He made the final cut to 5 anglers for Saturday and finished 4th overall with a total weight over 4 days - 44 lbs 5 oz. He finishes the tournament winning a little over $19,000, not bad

Mar 23 2010 Email (Mar 2010)
March 23, 2010FLW Tour at Lake Norman Begins Tomorrow, 3/24 - Brian Travis Early Favorite?Get Your Fantasy Fishing Team Set by Tonight (3/23) at 11:59 pm EST!2008 TBF 'Living the Dream' winner - Brian Travis - is looking for some redemption this week on his home lake at Lake Norman in NC. Even Brent Ehrler, winner of Table Rock FLW Tour Event, says the locals should have an advantage because of the unusual muddy waters. See the story on FLW's website featuring Brian.So can Brian d

Mar 16 2010 Email (Mar 2010)
March 16, 2010Indiana TBF Member Wins First FLW Fantasy Fishing PrizeLast week’s winner of the $5,000 top prize of FLW’s Fantasy Fishing at the Table Rock Tour event, was one of our own Federation members, Roy Marchant, of the Indiana Bass Federation!He signed up for FLW’s Fantasy Fishing last year at one of Indiana Bass Federation’s regional meetings after hearing about it from his club president.  It’s free to play, anyone can play right from their own c

Mar 10 2010 Email (Mar 2010)
March 10, 2010TBF Represented Well at FLW Tour in BransonThe 2009 and 2008 TBF "Living the Dream" winners - Robert Harkness, WV & Brian Travis, NC - fished really well in tough conditions at Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO.TBF had a total of 22 members competing at this competition and several did well enough to bring home money. Harkness finished 13th overall and Travis 25th.On the Co-Angler side, Van Roy Foster, Secretary for Georgia TBF finished 4th overall,

Mar 02 2010 Email (Mar 2010)
March 2, 2010Get Your Fantasy Fishing Team Set TONIGHT!The FLW Tournament Tour begins tomorrow on Table Rock Lake in Missouri. The deadline for finishing your Fantasy Fishing roster is tonight (Tuesday, 3/2) at 11:59 pm Eastern. YOU could win thousands!  Remember, because you are a dual TBF and FLW Outdoors you also get a fantastic Fantasy Fishing tool called  'Player's Advantage' and believe me folks, you will want to use it! Fantasy Fishing players

Feb 24 2010 Email Final (Feb 2010)
February 24, 2010 2010 Divisional Tournament Trip Check Sheets & Rules Posted OnlineThe 2010 TBF Divisional Tournament Series information has been posted on the TBF Website. Qualified State Team Members, please go to our Tournament Schedule page to download the information. The 2010 Tournament Entry Form & Rules have also been posted. Click here to download the pdf.Arizona Bass Federation Hosting Events this Sunday, Feb. 28th at Bass Pro ShopThis Sunday, Feb

Feb 16 2010 Email (Feb 2010)
February 16, 2010 Next FLW Tour Tournament in Two WeeksGet Your Fantasy Fishing Team Ready!For those of you who were ready to take the early lead in your Fantasy Fishing League, you will have to wait a little bit longer! As many of you know, after much consideration, FLW Outdoors was forced to cancel the FLW Tour Season opener due to unsafe conditions on the Red River.The next FLW Tour tournament is on Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO - March

Feb 09 2010 Email (Feb 2010)
February 9, 2010 FLW Fantasy Fishing Begins TODAY!Get Your Team Set & win up to $5,000 per event or $50,000 for the year's best players! Get a leg up on the competition by using your FREE Players Advantage that came with your FLW Membership! The FLW Tour begins this week in Shreveport, LA on the Red River, February 10-13. The deadline to create your Fantasy Fishing team is tonight, 2/9 at 11:59 pm, EST. Create a league for your club for

Feb 02 2010 Email (Feb 2010)
February 3, 2010 Press ReleaseTBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional ChampionshipSeries Back in 2010February 1, 2010Ponca City, Okla. - The Bass Federation (TBF), the national leader in NO cost or low cost tournament fees, announced today the dates and locations of seven events in the 2010 TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series. The Division Championship Series is expanded this year to seven events due to the growth of TBF and the new structure of the current

Jan 25 2010 Email (Jan 2010)
January 26, 2010 TVA’s WATTS BAR LAKE TO HOST THE BASS FEDERATION’S BEST FOR THE 2010 TBF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPPonca City, Okla. (Jan. 26, 2010) – The Bass Federation announced today that the Tennessee Valley Authority and Roane County, Tenn., will host the 2010 The Bass Federation National Championship  presented by the National Guard. The event will be held April 22-24 on Watts Bar Lake.  It’s the culmination of more than two years of qualifiers for

Jan 20 2010 Email (Jan 2010)
January 20, 2010 TBF Number ReminderWe are still giving "money away!" Make sure you look for your TBF Membership number, not just 'the' number. It's somewhere within the TBF eNews within brackets [xxxxx]! We have a different number each week, so keep looking! The winner gets $15 to spend in the TBF Online Store!New Membership Cards Being MailedThanks to all those clubs who have gotten their rosters & dues in so far, we greatly appreciate the work you do! If you haven

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Jan 12 2010 Email (Jan 2010)
January 12, 2010 Membership news flash! We wanted you to be the first to know! Official press release will go out next week. TBF will announce Tennessee’s  Watts Bar Lake as the location of the 2010 TBF Federation National Championship, Presented by the National Guard,  April 20—25, 2010!    TBF Number ReminderWe are still giving "money away!" Make sure you look for your TBF Membership number, not just 'the' number. It's somewher

Jan 05 2010 Email (Jan 2010)
January 5, 2010 And the Winner Is!Maryville Middle School Bass Club in Tennessee! Congratulations to their club, they won the framed National Guard Jersey signed by Forrest & Nina Wood! They signed up 28 NEW TBF & FLW members. They are a Student Angler Club in Maryville, TN. Let's welcome those members to the Federation! New State PresidentsTBF would like to welcome some new state presidents and sincerely thank some outgoing presidents for all their yea

Dec 29 2009 Email (Dec 2009)
December 29, 2009 Happy New Year TBF Members!We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with your families. 2010 is just around the corner! We wish you all a safe and Happy New Year! What is your New Year's Resolution?IT'S ROSTER UPDATE TIME!Sign Up the Most New Members & Win a Framed National Guard Jersey Signed by Forrest & Nina Wood!**Only 2 Days Left**Have your club sign up the most new TBF members before December 31, 2009 and win a framed National Guard jersey with the

Dec 08 2009 Email (Dec 2009)
December 8, 2009 Find YOUR TBF Number, win $15 TBF Store Dollars Every week in the eNews, we have a contest. If you find YOUR TBF number within brackets [xxxxx], contact us at 580.765.9031 and you will win a $15 TBF Online Store Credit! One week this month, we will give away $50 TBF Store Dollars to one lucky TBF Member. Be watching the eNews, IT COULD BE YOU! Good luck!Matt King - Co-Angler, 

Dec 21 2009 Email (Dec 2009)
December 22, 2009 Merry Christmas TBF Members!From all of us at the TBF Office, we hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas this year! Be safe in your holiday travels and enjoy this special time with your families.IT'S ROSTER UPDATE TIME!Sign Up the Most New Members & Win a Framed National Guard Jersey Signed by Forrest & Nina Wood!**Only 9 Days Left**Have your club sign up the most new TBF members before December 31, 2009 and win a framed National Guard jersey with t

Dec 15 2009 Spotlights (Dec 2009)
December 15, 2009 Sign Up the Most New Members & Win a Framed National Guard Jersey Signed by Forrest & Nina Wood!**Only 16 Days Left**Have your club sign up the most new TBF members before December 31, 2009 and win a framed National Guard jersey with the founders of Ranger Boats signatures, Forrest and Nina Wood, and our sponsors’ logos on both sleeves!All you have to do is get the most new members signed up and paid for by December 31st.  Both Adult and Youth clubs are

Dec 01 2009 Email (Dec 2009)
December 1, 2009 Find your TBF Number, win $15 TBF Store Dollars Every week in the eNews, we have a contest. If you find your TBF number within brackets [xxxxx], contact us at 580.765.9031 and you will win a $15 TBF Online Store Credit! One week this month, we will give away $50 TBF Store Dollars to one lucky TBF Member. Be watching the eNews, IT COULD BE YOU! Good luck!Brandon Palaniuk - Angler, Idaho

Nov 24 2009 Email Spotlight (Nov 2009)
November 24, 2009 Happy Thanksgiving TBF Members! From everyone at the TBF Office, we hope you all have a very nice Thanksgiving and travel safely whereever you are going! When celebrating the holiday this year, be sure to think of something you are 'thankful' for! More importantly, lets all remember the troops serving our country who are unable to spend Thanksgiving with their families this year. May God bless and protect them. Find your TBF Number,

Nov 17 2009 Email (Nov 2009)
November 17, 2009 [15258] TBF/FLW Dues Reminder It's that time of year again! The year is coming to a close, which means it's time to renew your TBF membership! All TBF memberships expire December 31st. To receive the full benefit of a TBF Membership, you should renew NOW. TBF does not prorate your dues if you decide to wait until April, May, etc. It's just like buying a fishing license, you will have to pay the full amount, regardless of when you decide to renew your me

Nov 09 2009 Spotlight (Nov 2009)
November 11, 2009 Happy Veterans Day! To all veterans, we sincerely thank you for all your dedication and ensuring our freedom here in the United States! May God Bless YOU! TBF National Championship Qualifiers to Be Spotlighted Over the next several weeks, leading up to the 2010 TBF National Championship, we will be spotlighting 4 of the 2010 TBF National Championship qualifiers each week. This is our first week of the spotlights. Each qualifier was asked the same s

Partnership Release (Nov 2009)
TBF Press Release11/3/2009FLW OUTDOORS AND TBF EXTEND PARTNERSHIPMINNEAPOLIS (Oct. 28, 2009) – FLW Outdoors and The Bass Federation announced Wednesday a renewed long-term partnership that will continue to provide a vibrant future for TBF chapters and members worldwide. Terms of the multi-year agreement were not released.“The FLW Outdoors and TBF partnership is a perfect fit,” said Robert Cartlidge, President and CEO of The Bass Federation. “TBF has never had a partner th

Dues 2 (Oct 2009)
TBF Press Release10/27/2009Updating with TBF and FLW Outdoor’s is now easier than EVER!“No Hassle” and as easy as 1,2,3! Club Presidents and Secretaries, get registered with our online system if you are not already, it will make your life much easier! TBF members spoke and TBF has listened. One-Stop Renewals for BOTH TBF and FLW Outdoors; It’s Simple and Loaded with Benefits!!. “It Pays To Belong To TBF!”As most of you are aware, every state fed

FLW Dues (Oct 2009)
TBF Press Release10/12/2009New “No Hassle” TBF and FLW Outdoors Membership Plans for 2010 and BeyondThe TBF members have spoken and TBF has listened. One-Stop Renewals for BOTH TBF and FLW Outdoors. There are two ways to do so.  Both include more benefits and more simplicity. “It Pays To Belong To TBF!”  As most of you are already aware, every state federation, by vote of the state presidents’ council, agreed to maintain as close to 100% DUAL TBF and

Oct 06 2009 Email (Oct 2009)
TBF Press Release10/07/2009TBF Announces NEW Club Fundraising ProgramWith a little bit of effort and creative thinking, here is a program that you can earn enough money for your club to maybe pay all of your clubs dues or fund your clubs projects!    “It Pays to Belong To TBF!” TBF started out looking for a fundraiser for our youth and college clubs and it has grown into a fundraiser for ALL TBF club and State Federations. “We knew we did not want to sell candy or coo

Mid-Atlantic Div 09 (Sep 2009)
September 29, 2009 Robby Fleshman & His WV Team Win Titles at 2009 Mid-Atlantic Division TournamentRobby Fleshman was the only angler to weigh in two limits of bass during TBF Mid-Atlantic Division Championship three day event in Morgantown, West Virginia.On the final day he was only able to manage 1 keeper and the disappointment was obvious on his face when he came to the scales. He thought he had let his biggest opportunity of his fishing career slip through his fingers. Little d

TBF 09 Eastern Division Results (Sep 2009)
September 22, 2009 Jim Gildea Is The Eastern Division Champion, Vermont Wins Third Eastern Division Championship Team Title In Four YearsWeston Massachusetts angler Jim Gildea showed why he is a “big stick” in the eastern division as he propelled himself to the top of the Eastern Division standings at just the right time….on the final day.Gildea’s three day total of 46 pounds and 5 ounces was nearly five pounds ahead of Canadian angler Alvin Tung’s final weight of 4

Northern Div 09 Results (Sep 2009)
September 14, 2009 Michigan Wins Back-to-Back Division Titles,Jason Knapp Is Castrol Maximum PerformerDivision Champion & Ranger Cup Winner The 2009 Northern Division Champions from Michigan made a statement last week in Iowa that they will be the team to beat. They led the event wire to wire and finished up back to back division champions. Can they make it three in a row?Next year’s event will tell that story, but the Michigan team fished a nearly flawless event out of

2012 AR HS champ (Mar 2012)
Press Release3/22/20122012 Arkansas High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 12FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PONCA CITY, Okla. (Mar. 20, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the North Little Rock Visitors Bureau announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Arkansas High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Saturday, May 12 on the Arkansas River launching out of the Alltel Ramp (Pool 6) in North Little Rock, Ark.The ch

Sept 09 News (Sep 2009)
September 4, 2009 Eckert and Messer Are World Champions,Win Their Age Group in 2009 TBFNational Guard Junior World Championship$42,000 in scholarships and Berkley product grants awarded 01.Aug.2009 PITTSBURGH – Zack Messer of Aiken, S.C., won the 15 to 18 age bracket and Daryk Eckert of Stockport, Ohio, won the 11 to 14 age bracket in the National Guard Junior World Championship on the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh. Held in conjunction with the $2 million Forrest W

KY HS Championship (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/12/2012Kentucky High School Fishing State Championship Set for May 5 - Part of Bluegrass State GamesMURRAY, KY (April 9, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW, the Bluegrass State Games and Murray State University has announced that the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Kentucky High School Fishing State Championship will be held Saturday, May 5 on Kentucky Lake at Kenlake Marina in Hardin, KY.The tournament is open to all Kentucky ninth, 10th, 11th a

TN State Championship PR (May 2012)
Press Release5/1/2012Tennessee High School FishingState Championship Set For May 12PONCA CITY, Okla. (Apr. 30, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, the Town of Kimball and the Tennessee Bass Federation announced it will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Tennessee High School Fishing State Championship. The event will be Saturday, May 12 on Nickajack Lake launching out of the Shellmound Ramp near Kimball, Tenn.  The championship is a two pers

KS DREAM TEAM EVENT 7/1 (Apr 2012)
Press Release4/30/2012TBF DREAM TEAM RALLY SET FOR LAKE WILSON, JULY 1Ponca City, Okla. (April 30, 2012) — The Bass Federation’s brand new Dream Team Rally tournament trail is excited to announce the TBF of Kansas is scheduled to host its first TBF Dream Team Rally event.  The event is scheduled for July 1, 2012 on Lake Wilson Reservoir, at Hell Creek boat ramp in Wilson State Park, Kansas.  The TBF of Kansas Dream team event will follow TBF’s Student Angler Federatio

IN Dream Team Reminder (Apr 2012)
Reminder4/30/2012Indiana Club Hosting First Dream Team Rally This Weekend! Still Time to Register OnlineDream Team Rally event:  Cedar Creek Dream Team TournamentWhen:  May 6, 2012Where:  Hamilton Lake, Hamilton IN, 46742Host:  Cedar Creek Bassmasters; Tournament Director: Michael Combs, 260.553.0674; Tournament Co-Director: Nick Sobieski, 260.553.0450Creel Limit:  5 fish; 14 inchesOff-Limits: Monday, April 30, 8amPre-tournament meeting:  Hamilton Lake, Public Beach

Apr 30 2012 Email (Apr 2012)
Reminder4/30/20122012 Kentucky High School Fishing State Championship Event THIS WEEKENDStill Time to Enter Online!The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) recently announced that high school bass fishing will be a sanctioned sport activity starting with the 2012-2013 school year.The 2012 Kentucky High School Fishing State Championship is also part of the Bluegrass State Games.ALL ENTRANTS/SAF MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE 2012 HIGH SCHOOL FISHING WORLD FINALS JULY 15-21 IN RUSS

F3 Fishing for Change PR (Apr 2012)
4/23/2012Future Fisherman Foundation Continues to Expand its “Fishing for Change” Fund-Raising ProgramPonca City, OK (April 23, 2012)—The Future Fisherman Foundation (F3) is pleased to announce that its “Fishing for Change” program continues to grow with the addition of two companies to the program.Snag Proof (www.snagproof.com) Connie Fuller, vice president of Snag Proof, elaborated on the company’s decision to add this program “Snag Proof‘s

TBF eNews 10/25/12 (Oct 2012)
October 25, 2012TBF’S LIMITED TIME ROD OFFER CONTINUES!Take advantage of TBF’s rod offer today!  It’s important to get your orders in early, so TBF can get YOUR national dues PAID & your membership updated before your club updates for the 2013!  The Bass Federation is offering limited edition FEDERATION ANGLER branded rods custom built for grassroots federation anglers by a premium rod manufacturer! This is a one of a kind member benefit!With your purchase you get

Frabill, Inc - F3 (Oct 2012)
10/18/2012Frabill, Inc. Renews Support for the Future Fisherman FoundationJACKSON, WIS. (October 5, 2012)—For more than 70 years, Frabill, Inc. of Jackson, Wis. has been providing trusted gear for freshwater and saltwater anglers, including a wide selection of landing nets, portable aeration systems, bait containers, bait care, bait traps and seines, and other fishing accessories. Frabill is also one of the world’s major suppliers of ice-fishing products such as portable ice-fishing

F3 Auctions (Oct 2012)
10/17/2012Future Fisherman Foundation announces second annual Online Auction!Don’t miss the chance for a “Trip of a Lifetime”  while helping F3 “Ensure the Future of Fishing”The Future Fisherman Foundation announced today that its second annual online auction will begin on Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. Interested bidders can go to Futurefisherman.org and follow the links to the eBay non-profit auction site to bid on a terrific list of fishin

LIMITED TIME MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT OFFER (Oct 2012)
MEMBERSHIPNEWSORDERS OPEN OCTOBER 15TH !! WWW.FEDERATIONANGLER.COMLIMITED TIME MEMBERSHIP OFFER Beginning October 15, The Bass Federation is offering limited edition FEDERATION ANGLER branded rods custom built for grassroots federation anglers by a premium rod manufacturer! This is a one of a kind member benefit! With your purchase you get two (2) custom Federation Angler branded rods for $100 plus S/H delivered right to your door......AND we will pay your National TBF and FLW COMPETITOR me




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