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  • Amateur Big Bass Challenge Set for Lake Fork, Texas The 8th annual Amateur Big Bass Challenge presented by Berkley® and Sebile® and hosted by BassChamps will take place on Lake Fork, Texas. The event is set for October 19th, 2013. The big money event will take place out of Lake Fork Marina and continues to grow in popularity as over 800 anglers last year vied for over $100,000 in cash and prizes including two Skeeter bass boats. Read More
  • Berkley Conservation Institute's Jim Martin Honored with BoatUS Foundation Environmental Leadership Award Recycling used fishing line seems easy enough. Build some recycling line containers or bins, install them at the water's edge and teach anglers to put the used line safely inside. Since 2008, the BoatUS Foundation has helped install over 2,000 line-recycling bins at docks, ramps and boat clubs. Read More
  • Ike Continues To Roll With Win On Lake Erie Berkley pro Mike Iaconelli earned his seventh professional tournament victory this past weekend and his first BASS Open Title. The Runnemede, NJ, native had a two-day total of 48-pounds, 8-ounces of smallmouth on Lake Erie besting second place by more than four pounds. Iaconelli has been on a tear as of late, getting voted into BASS All Star week and punching his ticket to the 2014 Bassmaster Classic with the recent win Read More
  • Skarlis and Steinfeldt Crowned 2013 National Champions Diversity is key to any fishermen, but Tommy Skarlis is taking it to another level, adding 2013 Crappie Master National Champion to his resume. The Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters National Championship took place this past weekend Grenada Lake and featured two Iowa residents that claimed the title. Read More
  • Berkley® Goes Back to School Berkley fishing tackle is going back to school. High school that is, with the launch of the first International High School Fishing Club Challenge. Beginning August 15th, high school fishing coaches can register their school to participate in the program. The program lasts through the school year and offers numerous fishing related opportunities, rewards, product samples and prizes. Read More
  • Fishing's Future Hooks New Directory Fishing's Future, an exciting non-profit organization dedicated to bring children and their parents together through the outdoor experience of fishing, welcomes Roxanne Coleman, Senior Field Marketing Manager, Pure Fishing, Inc. to its Board of Directors. Read More
  • Palaniuk Dominates B.A.S.S. ELITE Tourney Berkley® pro Brandon Palaniuk collected $100,000 for his B.A.S.S. Elite victory on the St. Lawrence River this past weekend, but it was the key to a Bassmaster Classic berth that Palaniuk valued the most. Read More
  • Reese Produces 15 Pounds On Final Day For West Point Win Skeet Reese was the fourth, and final, angler to lead the B.A.S.S. Elite Series West Point Lake Battle as each day ended with a different leader. With the win, the Berkley® pro took home the tournament trophy and $100,000 during the BASS tournament on West Point Lake in LaGrange, Ga. Read More
  • Doc Samson Joins The Berkley Walleye Team One of the most prominent walleye tournament professional anglers, Bruce Samson, recently became a promotional partner with the popular Berkley family of fishing tackle. He is known throughout walleye circles as "Doc" because he is a medical doctor turned walleye fishing expert. Samson is recognized as the master of everything electronics, and his live schools and DVD training courses have helped thousands. Read More
  • World Record Inland Striper Confirmed Berkley is excited to share the news that the Alabama inland striper record has been confirmed as a new world record catch. This incredible fish was caught on Berkley Big Game fishing line! Read More
  • Berkley Havoc Cast For Cash Huge Success For Lousiana Man Jerry Brandon didn't expect to personally meet Hank Parker for a backstage casting lesson, and certainly never expected to have the opportunity to cast for a $100,000. The Haughton, La., AT&T worker was randomly selected from a packed CenturyLink Center crowd to test his casting skills in the Berkley Havoc Cast for Cash contest at the final weigh in. Read More
  • Take Home the Berkley® Super Strong™ Trilene® Tournament Boat Someone will win a new lake-ready bass boat valued at $33,000 and Berkley® Trilene® fishing line is making it easy. Beginning February 22, 2013, at the Bassmaster Classic in Tulsa, Oklahoma Read More
  • Berkley Announces Pro Team for 2013 Berkley announced today the bass fishing professional bass angler team for 2013. Included on the list are Bassmaster Classic Champions, FLW Champions, Anglers of the Year and the last three B.A.S.S. Rookies of the Year winners. Read More
  • Dorris, Olivier Claim Victory at the Cabela's MWC World Walleye Championship South Dakotans Mike Dorris and Curt Olivier weighed a total of 43.99 pounds to capture top honors and more than $32,000 at the Cabela's Masters Walleye Circuit's 2012 World Walleye Championship. Read More
  • Nixon Wins FLW Tour Open Berkley® pro Larry Nixon outlasted the FLW field to earn his fourth FLW Tour victory this past weekend. The Bee Branch, Ark., native weighed in 84-pounds, 11-ounces of fish during the four-day event on the Detroit River. The Berkley pro claimed $100,000 in winning his 18th tour-level victory while fishing on Lake Erie. Read More
  • Berkley Pro Duckett Wins Bass Event Berkley® pro Boyd Duckett earned his fourth tour-level victory this past weekend. The Demopolis, Ala., native weighed in over 62-pounds of fish during the four-day event at Oneida Lake. The Berkley pro cashed a $100,000 check for his winning effort, edging fellow Elite Series pro Randy Howell by a mere 6 ounces. Read More