Stocking Sabattus Pond....Read it here
June 13, 2013 7pm Augusta VA Center, at Togus, in the Theatre Building 210, 1st floor auditorium Map
MBN Member Benefit
Chuck Ward Passes
Chuck Ward, a Maine B.A.S.S. Nation member of Central Maine Bassmasters passed away on the evening of May 5 after a battle with cancer.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Chuck, family, and his friends.
A service was held on May 11 at the 3- Mile Pond boat launch. Those attending the service made a final cast for Chuck.
Androscoggin River Clean Up
Androscoggin River Clean Up, Sunday, June 16 from 9-1
Meet at Little Andy Park, bring own boat/canoe. Folks will collect trash from the water’s edge on and off the water and a dumpster will be behind Gritty’s – so folks can unload as their bags/boats fill.
We enjoy a BBQ & Baxter beer at FireHouse Grill after the work is done.
Volunteers can call Kathy Young Development Director Androscoggin Land Trust at 699-6468 or email Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org to register their interest and intent. www.androscogginlandtrust.org
Our goal is to make replacing the seats in a bass boat affordable. Most people cannot justify buying a new boat every time their seats wear out or get ripped and the replacement options for factory grade seating, until now, have been limited. We're changing that by offering affordable replacement bass boat seats and bench seats that will install on any bass boat. bassboatseats.com One lucky Maine B.A.S.S. Nation member will win a huge discount on a set of seats at the annual fall Maine Nation Banquet.
Exciting news for Skeeter Owners in the Northeast!!!!!
Towne Marine in conjunction with the New York BASS Chapter Federation is pleased to announce a major contingency prize for the 2013 NYBCF points tournaments. Towne Marine will provide a $5000.00 contingency prize to the highest finishing registered Skeeter boat owner in each of our three tournaments, Chautauqua Lake, Lake Champlain and Cayuga Lake. Winning boat owner must weigh in at least one bass to qualify. This contingency is in addition to the Skeeter Real Money contingency. Our tour features a $2500.00 first place guarantee and in addition, we have a prize pool currently at $1700 for breaking the weight record of 23.02 pounds. THE POTENTIAL PAYOUT FOR A FIRST PLACE, RECORD BREAKING BAG OF BASS IS $12,500.00 !!!!! To participate, you must be a member of BASS, BASS Nation and NYBCF. Details on how to join can be found at www.nybassfed.com/Data/Membership/Join.htm Our tournaments are run on a Pro-Am basis with linked non-boaters to guarantee using your boat. There are separate payout pools for each division. Any questions, please contact Fred Blom at email@example.com
Plastic Lure Disposal Tubes
Environmentally friendly, simple, inexpensive yet very effective plastic lure disposal tubes that you or your club can make and use at your tournaments so anglers can dispose of plastic baits properly or you can send those plastics to companies that will recycle your plastic baits for redistribution.
FMI on these tubes and the design or products needed to build these contact Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Secretary Ray Boies.
Dick Gaudreau, Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Director also has plastic bags to place your baits in and return to him for recycling as well. There are two other places you can send those baits to as well: MHOLDER PO Box 134 Chillicothe, MO 64601 or send them to Whopper Baits: 342117 E Bankers Hill Rd Meeker, OK 74855
Father's Day Classic to Benefit Marty Gaudreau
As many of you know, Marty Gaudreau, the son of Dick Gaudreau, our Conservation Director, was stricken with some sort of illness which has left him mostly paralyzed and confined to a wheel chair. Some of our members have chipped in to make Dick's home wheelchair accessible by widening doorways and building ramps, and many others have prayed for them and offered support if needed. Maine Country Bassmasters would like to continue with that support by donating the proceeds from the annual Father's Day Open on Androscoggin Lake to Marty and his family. We are also going to pay their entry and allow them to blast off first. I hope that you all will come out and support these guys with your participation. The entry fee and payouts will remain unchanged. Additionally, anyone wanting to make a donation to the family can do so the day of the tournament, and we will include it with ours. Dick works for all of us every day as our Conservation Director, and what has happened to his son is a tragedy. It was pointed out at a Maine Nation meeting that the biggest thing keeping Marty's spirits up is the thought of getting back out on the water this summer. We hope to make this a special day for them both. The application is available here Hope to see you there.
Boat Maine! Boater Safety Course June
Save up to 10% on your boat insurance with many carriers. Mandatory class for 16-18 year olds to operate PWCs (jet skis) in Maine Satisfies Maine border waters & New Hampshire educational requirements for boat/PWC operation. This date is during the open tournament shut down season, so Maine B.A.S.S. Nation members and all tournament anglers who need this certification can sign up without missing a tournament day.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 8:00 am - 3:30 pm $50/per person MLC at Portland Yacht Services 58 Fore St Portland, ME 04101 Questions? Sign up online or you can Call 207-774-1067 to sign up.
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Come fish with your Maine elected officials. June 9 from 9-12pm held out Lakeside Cabins, Motel & Marina at the head of Cobbossee Lake. FMI call Steve Wilson at 247-2522
A Tribute to Service Fishing Event on Great Pond
View the Flyer Fee: None · Time: 8am-3pm · Barbecue 3pm-5pm FMI Phone: 207-623-4589, firstname.lastname@example.org
Camp Sunshine Fishing
Volunteers, and boaters needed, June 18, July 1, Aug 6, Aug 27. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and fishing with the kids. Hours 7:30am an runs until about 3pm. FMI call Vern Watters at 655-4225.
B.A.S.S. Fantasy Fishing
Join the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation group #4980 here at www.bassmasterfantasy.com. Compete for national prizes and local bragging rights! Sign up today it's not too late to enter.
Is your club holding an event and you need volunteers? If so mail the info to email@example.com and we will post it here for you.