The Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series’ 10th Anniversary: Then & Now

The Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series’ 10th Anniversary: Then & Now

A Look at College Fishing’s Past, Present, and Future 

By Cody Levy

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Collegiate Bass Fishing Series got its start with the first college fishing event in the fall of 2006. Since then, collegiate fishing events have taken off in size and popularity. As this year is the 10thAnniversary of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, it seems only fair to take a look back at some of the influential leaders in the sport from sponsor directors to the anglers themselves in the new series titled Collegiate Bass Fishing’s 10th Anniversary: Then & Now.

The new article series will be recounting the history of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship  and where it is today through the eyes of its creators as well as many of industry sponsors, such as BoatUS, Yamaha, and Ranger Boats.  Additionally,  professional anglers, such as Jeff Kriet, Kelly Jordan, and Clark Wendlandt, and previous college fishing champions and anglers who exceled in their college fishing careers will be highlighted.

The Then & Now series will be featuring a weekly article on leading up to the 10thAnniversary event in May on Lake Pickwick for the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship.

To see all of the current Then & Now series articles and keep up to date with the series, click here:

For more information about the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, please visit and check us out on Facebook at

About the Association of College 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, four 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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