David Matual


Hicks wins co-angler title

SANDUSKY, Ohio (Aug. 29, 2015) – David Matual of Chicago, Illinois, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the Rayovac FLW Series Northern Division finale on Lake Erie presented by Evinrude with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 65 pounds even. For his win, Matual earned $31,229 and a new Ranger Z518 with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

Fishing Closed in Part of Washington’s Nooksack Basin Due to Drought

Nooksack Basin
Action: Closes current seasons for game fish, and upcoming salmon seasons in select areas of the Nooksack Basin.

JOHN WRIGHT / Ledger & Times
A newly-placed concrete surface should make for smoother launches at the Wildcat Creek Boat Dock in eastern Calloway County.

Ramp Closures at Wildcat Ramp on Kentucky Lake Likely

FRANKFORT, Ky. – An expansion project for the parking area at Wildcat Creek Boat Ramp on Kentucky Lake is currently underway. Due to the ongoing construction, the ramp will close intermittently over the next four to six weeks.

While the project is currently scheduled for completion by Oct. 9, that date is subject to change depending on progress and the weather. For specific closure information, contact the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Public Land Information Center at 1-800-882-5263.


Delaware State Record 22.2 Pound Blueline Tilefish

LEWES – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed another new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament’s new category for blueline tilefish: a 22.2-pounder caught on Aug. 18 in the Atlantic Ocean’s Baltimore Canyon, some 65 miles offshore. This latest catch eclipses two previous state record blueline tilefish this summer, a 19.7-pounder caught June 19 also in Baltimore Canyon, and a 21.8-pounder caught July 25 in Norfolk Canyon.
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Hammer Fishing Rods joins Fish Bait Radio as newest Sponsor

(Las Vegas, NV Aug 24,2015) Front Deck Entertainment Inc owner of the long time running Fish Bait radio show announced today that they have signed a undisclosed deal with Hammer Fishing Rods as the newest sponsor of the show.

[VIDEO] Brad Knight | Forrest Wood Cup Champion

Kyle Wood wraps up the week with Forrest Wood Cup Champion Brad Knight!


Near-Record Suwannee Bass at Bass Pro Shops in Tallahassee, Florida

Ferrol “Roscoe” Holley, Jr. (52) from Telogia had the honor of releasing a near-world-record Suwannee bass into the 9,200-gallon aquarium at Bass Pro Shops’ Tallahassee store. On June 26, Holley caught the Suwannee bass while fishing with his new Bass Pro Shops Pro Qualifier rod/reel combo on the Ochlockonee River. The fish initially hung up on a snag. When he saw it, Holley knew it was a huge Suwannee and not a more common largemouth bass.
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{WARNING} Coast Guard Posts Mariner Warnings for Path of Hurricane Danny

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port set Port Condition X-RAY at 8p.m. Saturday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to the current projected path for Hurricane Danny. During Port Condition X-RAY(48 hours before gale-force winds make landfall) all maritime operations including waterfront facility and vessel transits may occur until further notice and are subject to prudent seamanship and safe working practices.