A CHAMPION IS CROWNED!

October 17-18, 2014 The Southeast Region held its TOP-40 REGION CHAMPIONSHIP on beautiful Lake O’ The Pines. On October 16th, forty of the top anglers in the Southeast Region met at the Five D Cattle Company Steak House in Avinger, Texas for the pairings banquet and award ceremony. The anglers were treated to a fine dinner and two awards were presented. Albert Collins, of the Nacogdoches Bass Club, was presented the 2014 Angler of the Year trophy and a check for $3,180.00 for his spectacular performance this year. Representatives of “The BASS Club” were presented the 2014 Club of the Year trophy which they claimed in the final event of the year edging out the six-time in a row winning club, Seven Coves Bass Club, by 27.5 points in a hard fought back and forth battle all year long. All the anglers were presented a customized shirt this year for qualifying for the championship event. After enjoying the wonderful meal a brief review of the rules and regulations was conducted and then the angler pairings were announced for the first day of competition on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Johnson Creek Park. The sky was clear. The wind was light. The stars and crescent moon were shining bright - this is what the anglers were blessed with during day 1 launch and take-off. It appeared all the anglers were excited to get to work as all boats were in the water and ready to go well before the sun began to rise in the horizon. When the Eastern sky became bright enough to shed light on … [Continue reading]

West Region Championship, Lake Amistad

The West Region completes the 2014 season this weekend Oct. 25th & 26th, on Lake Amistad. The Championship consist of the top 14 qualifiers from this year’s trail. Registration will be held on Friday, Oct. 24th from 5pm till 7pm. Tournament headquarters will be at the Riverstreet Lodge. [Tommy Shields 830-734-3248] Tournament hours are from 7am-4pm each day with weigh ins being held at the Box Canyon Ramp. There will be a fish fry meal Saturday evening beginning at 6pm followed by a short Region Meeting. Second Day pairings will also be announced. Have a safe trip and we will see you there.econd Day pairings will also be announced. Have a safe trip and we will see you there.f the top 14 qualifiers from this year’s trail. Registration will be held on Friday, Oct. 24th from 5pm till 7pm. Tournament headquarters is the Riverstreet Lodge. [Tommy Shields 830-734-3248] Tournament hours are from 7am-4pm each day with weigh ins being held at the Box Canyon Ramp. There will be a fish fry meal Saturday evening beginning at 6pm followed by a short Region Meeting. Second Day pairings will also be announced. Have a safe trip and we will see you there. … [Continue reading]