Cabela's Boosts Commitment to Collegiate Anglers Through 2017

Cabela's Boosts Commitment to Collegiate Anglers Through 2017
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Already known as one of the largest and longest supporters of competitive collegiate bass fishing, Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is strengthening their long standing sponsorship of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Association of Collegiate Anglers. 

As part of the continued sponsor commitment, Cabela's will remain the title sponsor and official retailer of the series. Additionally, the company will continue its position as the title sponsor of the Collegiate Big Bass Bash. 

Cabela's will also serve as the title sponsor of the School of the Year Standings, a culmination of finishes at national college fishing events throughout the year. As part of the Cabela's School of the Year Program, Cabela's and the Association of Collegiate Anglers will support a growing number of school-run events across the nation.

"Our partnership with the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and Association of Collegiate Anglers has provided collegiate anglers with great national fishing events and opportunities for years," said Lee Dolan, Cabela's Vice President of Brand Marketing. "Cabela's is proud of this partnership and thrilled to extend it into the future."

Wade Middleton, President of CarecoTV and Director of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series stated that "Cabela's has been behind our series and college bass fishing since our first event on Lake Lewisville in 2006. Their continued long-term support and dedication to college bass fishing at this level is a primary reason our events continue to be the largest in college bass fishing year in and year out."

The 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series consists of four nationally televised Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing tournaments including the 10th Anniversary of the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship, which are scheduled for the following dates:

03-13-2015 - 03-15-2015 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash - Kentucky Lake 
04-17-2015 - 04-19-2015 2015 Collegiate Bass Fishing Open - Lake Chickamauga
04-25-2015 - 04-26-2015 2015 Collegiate Bass Texas Shootout - Lake Texoma 
05-20-2015 - 05-22-2015 2015 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship - Pickwick Lake
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About Cabela's Incorporated
Cabela's Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is the world's largest direct marketer, and a leading specialty retailer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Since the Company's founding in 1961, Cabela's® has grown to become one of the most well-known outdoor recreation brands in the world, and has long been recognized as the World's Foremost Outfitter®. Through Cabela's well-established direct business and its growing number of destination retail stores, it offers a wide and distinctive selection of high-quality outdoor products at competitive prices while providing superior customer service. Cabela's also issues the Cabela's Club® VISA credit card, which serves as its primary customer-loyalty rewards program.

About the Association of Collegiate Anglers
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of Careco TV, is a sanctioning body developed to facilitate growth, development, and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing. The ACA provides support to dozens of school operated regional events nationwide and owns the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the largest participatory collegiate tournament circuit in the country. With dedicated collegiate fishing programming on several television networks, three nationally televised collegiate bass fishing events, and thousands of members, the ACA is the leader in competitive collegiate bass fishing. For more information on the ACA, or the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, visit For more information on CarecoTV, visit
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