Michigan bass pro Skip Johnson wins 1st FLW Tour Title in his rookie season
Add another name to the growing list of Michigan bass pros making their mark on the tournament trail. Skip Johnson of Goodells, MI made headlines – and heads turn – by notching his first Walmart FLW Tour win in the last event of the 2014 season held June 26 – 29 on Kentucky Lake.
ADRIAN, Mich. – The Adrian College Athletic Department announced the addition of Bass Fishing to its athletics roster. The College is the latest to add one of the fastest growing collegiate sports in the country to its athletics arsenal. The program, set to begin for the 2014/15 academic year, is the latest addition to the Bulldog's 32 club and varsity teams. Athletics at the College have garnered national attention in recent years, with this announcement being no exception. The program is slated to be among the nation's first varsity bass fishing programs.
Southern Hospitality to the Rescue for Amart and Me
I had the distinct pleasure of riding along with one of the best professional bass anglers in the world Wednesday, the last official practice day for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic. Of course, we were on Alabama's Lake Guntersville and I was with Megabass Bassmaster Elite Series pro Aaron Martens.
Add one more name to the list of Michigan anglers making their mark on the professional bass fishing scene in 2013 – Theo Corcoran.
Corcoran took a major step toward fulfilling his lifelong dream of making a career out of professional bass fishing by winning the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup title August 15 – 18 on Louisiana's Red River.
Michigan's Grand River Gives Up 15-2 for Jordan Lee
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Jordan Lee is on the road to redemption. The Auburn University senior brought in 15 pounds, 2 ounces of bass Friday to lead the first day of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic Bracket by almost 6 pounds over his closest competitor.
Mark Zona, awesome host of ZONA's Awesome Fishing Show and co-host of the Bassmaster Elite Series, wants all you GreatLakesBass.com 'ers and everyone else to make a big showing this week at the Toyota All-Star Week on Muskegon Lake! Lots at stake! All for the first time in Michigan!! How can we not be excited!
Reigning Bassmaster Classic Champ Cliff Pace Takes Lead In All-Star Event, KVD in 2nd
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Cliff Pace got a surprise package Friday.
He was presented with a Bassmaster Classic ring, which he earned last February. "It was totally a surprise — a good one," he said.
The Bassmaster Elite Series Plano Championship Chase was billed as Lake St. Clair's chance to show the world why it was named the best bass fishing lake in the U.S. But Lake Erie and Lake Huron didn't follow the script, stealing the limelight from Lake St. Clair and putting the "great" in Great Lakes bass fishing.
A lot was at stake in the final Elite tournament of the year but most of the drama ended before the tournament did. The 2013 Angler of the Year (AOY), 2013 Rookie of the Year (ROY), Toyota All-Star Week tournament bids and 2014 Bassmaster Classic bids were mostly decided by the end of the third day leaving only the outcome of the tournament itself in question going into the final day.