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  • Lee Smith Wins IFA Kayak Event at Destin, FL Lee Smith, of Niceville, Fla., caught a redfish and speckled sea trout that measured a combined 61.75 inches in length to win the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Presented by Hobie Fishing event on March 27 in Destin, Fla. The event, which operated out of Legendary Marina, was the regular-season opener for the IFA Kayak Tour's Gulf Division. Read More
  • Legislation Introduced to Stop Unwarranted Fisheries Closures A bill introduced by Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) seeks to ensure that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Marine Fisheries Service is required to set catch limits based on sound science. The bi-partisan legislation, known as the Fishery Science Improvement Act (FSIA), is endorsed by the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus as well as a broad coalition of conservation, sportfishing and marine industry groups. Read More
  • Martin Elected Chairman Of TRCP Board Of Directors WASHINGTON - At its spring meeting, the board of directors of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership elected Jim Martin, a longtime TRCP board member and biologist who currently is conservation director of the Berkley Conservation Institute, to chair the organization's board. Read More
  • Palaniuk Ready to Begin Elite Series Career Berkley pro and Elite Series angler Brandon Palaniuk can't think of any other way to spend his life – fishing for a living. The dream started as a young angler, which shaped his current career path. Read More
  • Pure Fishing Continues To Support The BoatU.S. Collegiate Program Pure Fishing, the parent company of Berkley, Abu Garcia and All Star, is proud to partner with the BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Series. Read More
  • Pure Fishing Invests in Future Fisherman COLUMBIA, S.C. – Reading, writing, and arithmetic seem a bit passé. Students today study anything from engineering to Mozart to interior design. Read More
  • Pure Fishing Teams Up With The Boy Scouts Of America Pure Fishing has been named the exclusive fishing tackle provider for the 2010 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, celebrating 100 years of the Boy Scout organization. Read More
  • Reese And Roy Seize Lead In Angler Of The Year And Rookie Of The Year Standings Skeet Reese is no stranger to leading the way for Angler of the Year, having won the coveted award in 2007. Newcomer Bradley Roy is paving the same path in the Rookie of the Year race. Read More
  • Reese Runs Rampant On Smith Mountain To say Skeet Reese ran away with the tournament trophy and $100,000 during the BASS tournament on Smith Mountain Lake would be a huge understatement. It would be more appropriate to say that he blew the doors off the competition. Read More
  • Reese Unstoppable On Guntersville Skeet Reese caught more than 100-pounds of bass to claim his second BASS victory of the year. With the win, the Berkley pro took home the tournament trophy and $100,000 during the BASS tournament on Lake Guntersville. Read More
  • Team Sostheim/Matney Wins IFA Redfish Tour Event at Destin, FL Joey Sostheim and Jake Matney, both of Panama City, Fla., weighed in a two-redfish limit that totaled 13.90 pounds to win the IFA Redfish Tour event in Destin, Fla., on March 26. To win the event, which operated out of Legendary Marine, Sostheim and Matney bested a competitive field to take home a new Ranger Banshee Extreme powered by a 60-horsepower Read More
  • The 4th Annual Berkley Big Bass Challenge Is This Weekend! Excitement has been building and finally time the time has arrived for the 4th Annual Berkley Big Bass Challenge on Lake Fork in Texas. The tournament, based at Lake Fork Marina, and hosted by Bass Champs takes place October 17th – 18th on Lake Fork. Read More
  • The Berkley Experience Is Coming To North Texas The 4th Annual Berkley Big Bass Challenge on Lake Fork is set for October 17th – 18th. To support this fun and rewarding event, Berkley is bringing the Berkley Experience Trailer and Bass Tank to North Texas. Read More
  • The Real Mcr.O.Y. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Berkley pro team member Bradley Roy set his sights on one goal at the beginning of the year, and this past weekend made that goal a reality – win the Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year title. Read More