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KBF

Kayak Bass Fishing Coming to Placer Valley

February 14, 2020

For the first time ever, Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) is bringing one of their exciting Trail Series Tournaments to Placer Valley. more >>


CollegiateBassAnglers

Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash Coming to Paris Landing, Tennessee

February 14, 2020

The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley will take place on Kentucky Lake at Paris Landing, Tennessee on March 14-15. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Elite in Lake Chick Rescheduled

February 13, 2020

Due to poor weather, B.A.S.S. officials announced they will postpone the Bassmaster Elite at Chickamauga Lake and host it in March. more >>


FLW

Harris Chain of Lakes to Host 2020 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

February 12, 2020

FLW has announced that Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes as host of the 2020 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship. more >>


Bassmaster

Top 20 To Fish Monday At Bassmaster Elite Series Event On St. Johns River

February 7, 2020

B.A.S.S. officials have adjusted plans and announced the Top 20 will fish a shortened competition on Monday, Feb. 10. on the St. Johns River. more >>



LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>



30ATrolley

30A Beach Trolley Company Announces Services Between Gulf Place and Inlet Beach

February 13, 2020

The 30A Trolley Company announced the introduction of a vintage trolley bus service on Scenic Highway 30A in Walton County, Florida more >>


Rapala

Rapala Signs On As B.A.S.S. Tournament Trail Sponsor

February 10, 2020

Rapala, maker of lures, fishing tackle and accessories, has signed on as a partner for the Bassmaster Tournament Trail 2020 season. more >>


Jacks

Jack's Family Restaurants Announces Partnership with Bassmaster

February 3, 2020

Jack’s Family Restaurants has signed on as a Local Partner of the 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk. more >>


USA_WaterSki

American Water Ski Association Approves Four Towboats To Pull Tournaments In 2020

January 27, 2020

Four competition towboats from three manufacturers have been approved to pull athletes in sanctioned tournaments in 2020. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces New Revenue Officer

January 13, 2020

B.A.S.S., the world’s largest fishing organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Sullivan as Chief Revenue Officer. more >>


Destination Spotlights

TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among... More>>


White Papers

RBFF Whitepaper | October 1, 2017
Special Report on Fishing in 2017: Trends, Participation and More   

With 1.5 million more participants than the previous year, fishing now has more than 47 million Americans hooked, according to a report. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


asa-sportfishing Whitepaper | March 1, 2017
Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing: U.S. Congressional Districts   

Recreational fishing brings a myriad of economic benefits to communities throughout the U.S. This report breaks them down by district. More>>


TXAM Whitepaper | August 1, 2016
Recreational Fishing as Tourism   

In addition to being an outdoor recreation activity for residents in each state, fishing can certainly be considered a form of tourism More>>


Articles

KBF Article | June 12, 2019
Inside Events: Kayak Bass Fishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Kayak Bass Fishing represents the fastest-growing segment of the angling market. With lower barriers to entry and ease of access to fishing venues,...   More>>


WorldBeachGames Article | June 12, 2019
San Diego Washes Out as Host of World Beach Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Was it something in the water? More like something in the bottom line. The World Beach Games, scheduled for October 2019, have been abruptly yanked...   More>>


NCAAImage Article | June 12, 2019
Want to Host an NCAA Championship? Start Here

By: SDM Staff

The NCAA has announced the start of its 2022-26 championship site selection campaign, as well as details for potential host cities. A total of 86...   More>>


KidFishing Article | June 12, 2019
Fishing Derbies: When Kids Cast Out, Everyone Reels It In

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It all starts with a kid learning to hold a pole. The recreational fishing industry – and competitive event owners – know that anglers are born...   More>>



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