2012 High School Fishing World Finals Returns to Lake Dardanelle

Registration Opens March 1 Ponca City, Okla. – Feb. 17, 2012  High School anglers near and far will unite in Russellville, Arkansas and Lake Dardanelle State Park, July 15-21, 2012 for the pinnacle event of high school bass fishing, the 2012 High School Fishing World Finals. Registration opens online at …

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IBF Raffling 2012 Ranger 177RT Bass Boat

The Indiana Bass Federation will again be raffling a fully rigged 2012 177TR RANGER bass boat at the 2012 Indiana Boat Sport and Travel Show. The boat is equipped with a 115 Horsepower MERCURY OPTIMAX engine, MINNKOTA trolling motor, HUMMINBIRD depth finder, INTERSTATE Batteries, RANGER built in battery charger all …

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President’s Message – January 2012

I hope the New Year finds everyone well. I hope each and everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I also hope everyone had a great 2011 fishing season. The 2012 season is just around the corner and most are planning their schedules already. The IBF …

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Anti-Fishing Groups Bypass Ongoing Lawsuit in Attempt to Ban Lead Fishing Tackle

Sportfishing community calls for the dismissal of unwarranted petition for a national ban on lead fishing tackle Alexandria, VA – December 6, 2011 – On November 16, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was yet again petitioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and two other anti-fishing groups, requesting that …

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Bonnema, Team Minnesota Take 2011 TBF Northern Division Trophies

Scott Bonnema – Northern Division Champ Sept. 9, 2011, Brainerd, Minn. – Three days of near perfect weather plus three days of near perfect fishing makes Minnesota Federation Angler, Scott Bonnema the 2011 TBF Northern Division Overall Champion, as well as the Cabela’s Angler Cash and Ranger Cup Bonus winner. …

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Bonnema Maintains Consistency After Day 2 of the Northern Division Championship, Presented by Cabela’s

Sept. 8, 2011, Brainerd, MN – Day two of the 2011 TBF Northern Division Championship, presented by Cabela’s was a mirror-weather of yesterday. Nearly all competing anglers brought in limits today, and the trend will probably continue into the final day. Tomorrow wraps up the Northern Division and 12 anglers …

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Bonnema Leads After Day 1 of the 2011 Northern Division Championship on Gull Lake, MN

Sept. 7, 2011, Brainerd, MN – The winds were calm and the race is tight after the first day of the 2011 TBF Northern Division Championship, presented by Cabela’s at Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minn. The fish are there, 70 limits were caught today (out of 72 anglers), but bigger …

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12 Junior Anglers Advance in 2011 NGJWC

Fishing was tough on TBF’s 82 Junior State Champions today as they went head to head on day one of the 2011 National Guard Junior World Championship on DeGray Lake presented by the National Guard.   A 13-16 inch slot rule for largemouth bass forced several anglers to throw back keepers …

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TBF Anglers Representing the Federation in the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup in Hot Springs

Allen Boyd – 2011 TBF National Champion and Living the Dream Angler (Boater) Allen Boyd of Salem, Indiana qualified as the TBF National Champion in April in Kimball, Tennessee. He will be fishing as a boater in the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup. He is a member of the Jefferson County Bassmasters …

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