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Johnny Morris Inducted Into Hall Of Famous Missourians
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Johnny Morris Inducted Into Hall Of Famous Missourians

Johnny Morris, who founded Bass Pro as a fishing gear store in Springfield in 1971, has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. Morris was recognized at a ceremony in Jefferson City attended by the Morris family, Govenor Mike Parson, Lt. Govenor Mike Kehoe and former Speaker of the House Elijah Haahr. Morris joins...

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s to Hire 5,000 Team Members
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Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s to Hire 5,000 Team Members

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company, is looking to hire thousands of full-time and part-time Outfitters as outdoor recreation remains an extremely popular activity for millions of Americans. During a National Hiring Event on Wednesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 23, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s...

NPAA To Cancel 2021 Annual Conference
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NPAA To Cancel 2021 Annual Conference

The NPAA Board of Directors has voted to cancel the 2021 NPAA Annual Conference, originally scheduled to be held on October 20-22 in Sandusky, Ohio at the Kalahari Resort and Conventions. This difficult decision was made as a result recent surges in COVID-19 cases throughout the U.S. over the past several weeks, which have included...

Keep America Fishing Auction Now Live
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Keep America Fishing Auction Now Live

The Keep America Fishing online auction featuring the hottest, and most sought after, tackle, gear, accessories and apparel from the ICAST 2021 New Product Showcase IS NOW LIVE! The auction starts NOW and runs through 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19. More than 100 items up for auction include ICAST 2021 “Best of Category” and...

AFTCO Louisiana Guide Relief Day Nets Over $41,000
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AFTCO Louisiana Guide Relief Day Nets Over $41,000

The Need Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana and continued on to the Northeast United States leaving a wake of devastation in its path. Our thoughts and prayers are with the fishing community and our broader AFTCO family impacted by this storm. Here are some early updates from our pros and partners in the field: “I...

Fishing and Football for South Carolina vs. Kentucky Game
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Fishing and Football for South Carolina vs. Kentucky Game

The South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance is a proud sponsor of the South Carolina Gamecocks and will showcase some of the nation’s most iconic boats and fishing tackle brands in Gamecock Village prior to the football game against Kentucky on Saturday, September 25, in a first-of-it’s-kind boating and fishing exhibition. Several boats and numerous...

Berkley PowerBait Trout Dough 3-Color Swirl
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Berkley PowerBait Trout Dough 3-Color Swirl

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Berkley team has shown a lot of success with its PowerBait trout bait and have now stepped up their game by including a new technology, the 3-Color Swirl. This technology will include an additional color to the swirled PowerBait trout bait, giving fish another enticing bait and another weapon in a trout angler’s arsenal. Versatile...

Mercury Marine Employees “Fill the Boat to Cast Out Hunger”
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Mercury Marine Employees “Fill the Boat to Cast Out Hunger”

Fond du Lac, Wis.  – The event marked the ninth annual Fill the Boat food drive, following the cancellation of the 2020 event due to COVID-19. Although the ongoing coronavirus pandemic resulted in a curtailed list of related employee activities this year, employees rallied to provide donations toward the important work of the Fondy Food...

Orvis-Endorsed Fly fishing Schools in Sarasota, Fla.
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Orvis-Endorsed Fly fishing Schools in Sarasota, Fla.

CB’s Saltwater Outfitters, 1249 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL has announced dates for their Orvis-Endorsed fly fishing schools for the upcoming season. Located on Siesta Key, named Best Beach in America, the first school will be on Nov 6, 2021 followed by Jan 15, Feb. 19, Mar. 19, and Apr 9, 2022. The course, designed...