Entries by Angel Middleton

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Johnny Morris, BPS and Cabela’s Provide 55,000 Rod and Reels to Get Kids Outside

Largest donation ever kicks off Gone Fishing with free in-store events and community partnerships introducing more kids and families to fishing SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families everywhere to put down their digital devices and head outside to discover the joys of fishing this summer. Morris, Bass Pro Shops and […]

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Smith & Wesson Donates $20,000 to HAVA

Funding supports hunting, shooting activities for disabled veterans, wounded active duty personnel SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Smith & Wesson Corp. recently presented Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) with a donation of $20,000 to help fund HAVA-sanctioned hunting and shooting activities for disabled veterans and injured active military personnel. Lane Tobiassen, President of Smith & Wesson, presented […]

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Hoyer, Robinson Win Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Event at Marinette, Wisconsin

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – John Hoyer, of Orono, Minnesota, weighed a combined total of 80.33 pounds to win the National Walleye Tour Presented by Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops event at Marinette, Wisconsin, May 31. The angler won an upgraded fully rigged Ranger 620FS boat and trailer package for being Ranger Cup qualified with […]

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McKendree University wins BPS School of Year Award

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Consistency, determination, skill, and a little bit of luck. These are all different elements that are required for a school to be crowned Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia. This year-long race is widely considered the most prestigious title in all of college bass fishing. Schools plan […]

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Bethel University Anglers Qualify for Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge

Teammates Floyd, McNeil will face qualifiers from FLW College Fishing National Championship FLIPPIN, Ark. – Bethel University anglers Cole Floyd and Carter McNeil qualified for the 2019 Ranger Cup University Team of the Year Challenge with a win at the recent Boat U.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Series National Championship. The duo also made history as the […]

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World Fishing Network’s “Bass Pro Shops Fisherman’s Handbook”

DENVER – Wade Middleton brings viewers on a weekly journey to help them find the best ways to catch bigger and better fish in Bass Pro Shops Fisherman’s Handbook on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on World Fishing Network. Middleton, accompanied by touring pros, guides and industry representatives, provides viewers with constant fishing action. With a lifetime of fishing experience, he has a unique […]

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BoatUS Releases Annual List of the Top 10 Boat Names

SPRINGFIELD, Va., – Each year, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) tallies the most popular boat names. The tradition dates back a quarter century, with the list derived from adding up requests for boat name designs from BoatUS Boat Graphics. Each reveals something about the personality of the vessel’s owner. The 2019 BoatUS Top 10 Boat […]

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Bethel University’s Floyd & McNeil Repeat as Champions

Bethel University’s Floyd & McNeil Repeat as Champions FLORENCE, AL – “First feeling, man it’s awesome. To do it one time is a big deal, but to do it twice is even bigger,” said Carter McNeil of Bethel University. For the first time in the history of the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass […]

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President Trump Officially Recognizes National Safe Boating Week

President Trump recently released a proclamation declaring this week “National Safe Boating Week.” With the growing sense of excitement for the upcoming holiday weekend, NMMA shares the president’s request for safe boating practices. Memorial Day weekend should be an enjoyable time with family and friends and NMMA encourages boat operators to review boating safety practices […]

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Team Haas/Morelli Wins IFA Redfish Tour Event at Crystal River, Florida

Anglers take home more than $29,000 in winnings NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Shane Haas and Nick Morelli, both of Clearwater, Florida, weighed a two-fish limit that totaled 13.28 pounds to win the first regular-season event for the Florida West Division of the IFA Redfish Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s on May […]