Pure Fishing 1st Quarter Discount for Maine Nation Members
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March 13 @ 7pm
(Augusta VA Center, at Togus, in the Theatre Building 210, 1st floor auditorium)
Win Red Sox vs Yankees Tickets
Contact an officer or member of the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation for raffle tickets to win 2 tickets to the Red Sox vs. Yankees game on April 24 at Fenway Park!
The fundraiser drawing will be held on April 10 at the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Delegates meeting.
Maine Bass Tournament Applications Now Available
May 4, 2014 - Cobbossee Lake Classic Basmasters Special Olympics Bass Tournament at Lakeside
June 15, 2014 - Androscoggin Lake Father's Day Classic (Blast off by registration time)
Maine Team Championship
Man vs. Bass Maine Trail is very happy to announce that we will be the B.A.S.S. sanctioned trail for its Team Championship and Bassmaster Classic Qualifier!
Our top points team will gain entry into this new event and get to fish for a spot in the 2015 Classic. This will not change any of the rules that we have previously posted, it is a bonus to anyone fishing the trail. (It will be worked into the rule sheet) There is a $10 registration fee per TEAM to fish MVB and an optional $20 per TEAM to register for the B.A.S.S. Team Championship. You do not need to be a Maine B.A.S.S. Nation or National B.A.S.S. member to enter either, but is recommended.
New Bass Tournament Boat Inspection Forms
In 2013, 49 bass clubs conducted 5,999 inspections at club tournaments.
The new 2014 boat inspection forms that are needed to be filled out by the club hosting any Maine bass tournaments is now available. When holding your bass tournament please use these forms, all previous outdated forms will not be accepted by MDIFW.
Once filled out you must submit these new forms within 7 days of your tournament to MDIFW, Fisheries Division, 41 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333-0041 OR e-mail to Carol.Tompkins@maine.gov OR Fax to 207-287-6395
Maine Bass Tournament Schedule
The 2014 Maine Bass tournament club, open, trail, and CMR schedule has been posted by date and by water on the Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife web site.
It would be wise to double check with the host club for rules and times and also to make sure there have not been any changes to the tournament that you are looking to fish.
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B.A.S.S. Fantasy Fishing
Sign up for the 2014 B.A.S.S. Fantasy Fishing. Join the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Fantasy Fishing Group Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Group
Wyoming chapter makes weigh-in more fish-friendly
By John Neporadny Jr. Jan 7, 2014 GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — In an effort to improve fish care at tournaments throughout the region, the Wyoming B.A.S.S. Nation (Cowboy Bass) has renovated its weigh-in site at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. See photos of the new trailer here. Relying on his construction business experience, Dave Richter, secretary of Cowboy Bass, refurbished a trailer, making it a unique weigh-in system that has been used for Wyoming and Utah B.A.S.S. Nation tournaments and other tournament organization events. Read full article at Bassmaster
Maine Wins Team Competition, Hogue and Volkernick Advance to Nationals & JWC
Three days of high skies and winds less than 5mph is unheard of on Maine's Sebago Lake, which most of the anglers agree that added to the tough fishing conditions they all faced.
Several anglers including the junior anglers had seen 4-6 lb. smallmouth roaming the shallows, and one adult angler caught a 9 lb. largemouth in practice.
However most of these brutes all but stayed away from anything that was thrown at them or had completely disappeared on the final few days of competition. Read Full Article
2-Time Eastern Division Jr Bassmaster Champion Advances
Junior angler, Brian Volkernick of Maine weighed in a limit of bass which was hard for most to find in the three days of competition on Sebago Lake in Sept 2013.
Volkernick weighed in 5 smallmouth weighing 7-12 all caught on a Grizz Baits spinnerbait. Volkernick's co-angler, Thomas Behan brought in another 1-1 to add to the Maine Team which helped the overall team competition total weight. Volkernick advanced to JWC IN Arkansas finishing in 4th place. Read Full Article
Champions Crowned at Maine Jr Bassmaster Championships
The Maine B.A.S.S. Nation held the 2013 Junior Bassmaster State Championship at Pleasant Pond/ Cobbossee Stream in Oct. Gardiner Sportsman’s Club hosted the 17 Jr Bassmaster members that gathered to compete for the state title.
Seven teams from high school bass clubs and outing clubs who had joined the B.A.S.S. High School program were present for their state title and opportunity to advance to the 2014 B.A.S.S. High School National Championship.
Ban on Plastic Baits, we need to educate the public
Ban of soft baits in Maine hearing on 2/28, basically it looks like we're looking at pushing the education and collection/recycling of used plastic baits since it is more of a littering problem as the report states. Report stated that bass tournament water bodies were not the problem. The report favored the plastic recycling program the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation's has been involved in over the last few years. The Maine B.A.S.S. Nation will continue to work in leading the way to educate the public and move forward with our recycling efforts as we have been doing.
Portland Yacht Services will teach NASBLA Boating Safety courses
Portland Yacht Services will teach NASBLA Boating Safety courses on the following Saturdays in 2014. JAN 18, FEB 8, MAR 1, MAR 22, APR 5, APR 19, MAY 3, MAY 17. Classes will run 8AM-3:30PM including lunch and a written test. Successful completion of the class results with NASBLA certification in hand before leaving. Marine Learning Center Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Marine-Learning-Center/152642771455615 or contact Tom Russell Marine Learning Center Portland Yacht Services 58 Fore St Portland ME 04101 207-774-1067(x245) to sign up for your one day class.
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New Fish-Finding Tool Provided To B.A.S.S. Nation And Collegiate Anglers
We are very excited to provide BassGold free to our members,” said B.A.S.S. Nation Director Don Corkran.
“It’s an amazing tool that will help every fisherman from beginner to expert get on fish faster."
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