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Central Regionals

                                               2019 Central Regionals

Team Minnesota had a good showing at the 2019 Central this past week in Alabama.
To the left are few of the pictures made available.

Congratulations to Kent and Zach, who will move on to the Nationals this fall.

High School Link
B.A.S.S. names 2019 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Sixty-two outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2019 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

The students were selected for the honor based on their success in bass tournament competition, academic achievement and leadership in conservation and community service.

“The Bassmaster High School All-American program recognizes the best young anglers in the nation,” said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO. “These student athletes are at the top of our sport both with their tournament success and academic achievements. We are proud to honor their accomplishments on a national level.” read more...

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Minn Kota, Humminbird, Talon sign multi-year agreement with B.A.S.S.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Johnson Outdoors, one of the most innovative companies in the fishing and boating industries, has expanded its sponsorship of B.A.S.S. events, including the Bassmaster Classic and Bassmaster Elite Series.

Under the multiyear agreement announced today, three of Johnson Outdoors’ most powerful brands — Minn Kota, Humminbird and Talon — will be premier sponsors of B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization with more than 500,000 members, through 2019, 2020 and 2021. Minn Kota and Humminbird will continue their prominence at Bassmaster events. Minn Kota’s Talon shallow-water anchors brand is new to the family of premier sponsors of B.A.S.S. read more...

Conservation Directors
Meet Idaho and Minnesota conservation directors

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Specific goals vary, but two new B.A.S.S. Nation state conservation directors share a general objective.

"I want to grow in the job and impact the actions and decisions of our members and youth in a way that helps conserve the amazing natural resources we have here in Minnesota," said Sport Smith, a member of the Gopher Bassmasters, as well as a "professional dad" and fishing guide.  read more...  

2018 MN B.A.S.S. Nation Tournament of Champions   
August 16 and 17
Lake Pokegama - Grand Rapids, MN

Final Results

2018 TOC Launch Video

Press Release - MN B.A.S.S. Nation - August 2018

Mittelstaedt Wins Minnesota B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship



Kent Mittelstaedt wins Minnesota B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship on Lake Pokegama in Grand Rapids, MN. Kent has competed in bass tournaments in MN and across the nation for nearly 15years. He originates from Minnetonka, MN and is a bass fishing guide on Lake Minnetonka. On August 17th, Kent came out on top over 220 of Minnesota’s best bass fisherman in a two day bass fishing tournament on Lake more

2017 College Classic Bracket
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans from all of America’s recent wars are finding healing, comradery and a cathartic way to share their stories through Operation: Fishing Freedom, a TV show entering into its second season on the Discovery Channel and the American Heroes Channel that is part fishing show and part historical documentary.

G-MAN's Advice to Aspiring Competitive Anglers
Wired2Fish Apr 6, 2018

Gerald Swindle has some great advice for anyone looking to break into the professional Bass Fishing Industry.  He shares what he believes are the most important things to focus on in your High School, College and Amateur career. 

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The B.A.S.S. High School Nation is helping shape the future of the sport, one high school club at a time. The High School club members enjoy camaraderie and competition, as well as education and conservation programs.

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