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The New ZX250 and ZX225 from Skeeter Boats

Skeeter Boats has done it again. The new ZX250 and ZX225 bass boats are incredible rigs that allow bass anglers to create a fishing machine that’s setup to their liking. Customization is a word that’s been thrown around in the boat world for quite some time, but Skeeter has taken this idea to a whole […]

Willert Takes Cumberland Co-Angler Crown!

Photo Credit: FLW   Adaptation Key for Willert’s Win Joel Willert is no stranger to the winner’s circle, as he has amassed two St. Jude Bass Classic win’s and a BASS Northern Open win over the past five years, along with numerous other victories in Minnesota bass fishing tournaments, but this past weekend Joel garnered […]

Classic Bass Champions Tour Welcomes YETI for 2018 Season

Zimmerman, MN – Classic Bass (, a leader in providing relevant and timely information for tournament bass anglers, and presenter of the Champions Tour, is excited to announce that YETI will join the growing stable of companies supporting the Champions Tour during its 2018 season and serve as the tournaments Big Bass Sponsor. “We were […]

Classic Bass Announces 2018 St. Jude Bass Classic Contingency Program

Increased Payouts Announced for 20th Anniversary Event Any anglers that purchase a new 2018 style, Classic Bass – St. Jude Bass Classic hat, are eligible for the Classic Bass Bonus Bucks’. Classic Bass will be on hand at the rules meeting on Friday night (May 4th) with these hats available for purchase, along with handing […]

Boat Insurance Coverage Considerations from Fellow Angler Justin Schneider

One of the worst days I’ve ever had on the water was the morning I walked out to the dock to see my dock line had slipped overnight and the wind switched directions, leaving my brand new boat with a plethora of deep scratches from an exposed dock pole. Although tears had literally filled my […]

Top Smallmouth Lakes in Minnesota that Aren’t Named Mille Lacs

Minnesota has received some serious smallmouth bass recognition nationally over the past two years, resulting from the coverage of the Bassmaster Elite Series events on Lake Mille Lacs and Lake Pokegama in Grand Rapids. It’s been well documented that Mille Lacs is one of the best smallmouth ponds in the world! But what about other […]

Leifermann Heads to Florida for Saltwater Emersion

Champions Tour Angler Cashes in on a Trip of a Lifetime At each event during the 2017 Classic Bass Champions Tour, the angler who caught the biggest bass not only received an award at that event, but had the opportunity at the Championship to participate in a flipping contest to win a trip to Islamorada, […]

Humminbird FishSmart App – A Valuable Pre Fishing Tool

The days of stopping at the local bait shop at a new lake to purchase a paper map, or searching the internet for a DNR map that was done in 1970, have faded away, as anglers now have access to incredible mapping software, both on their marine electronics and smart phones. Humminbird continues to update […]

Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame 2018 Induction Ceremony

Champions Tour Sponsor Minn Kota and Champions Tour Angler Mark Fisher Highlight 2018 Class Before the hustle and bustle of the 2018 Northwest Sport Show began on Friday, March 23rd, where anglers kept their eyes peeled for that hot deal on a fishing rod or were looking to outfit their new boat with a new […]

Blackfish Partners with Classic Bass Champions Tour in 2018!

You can’t choose the weather. You can choose the right gear for it. Introducing BlackfishTM — a line of premium outdoor apparel created for anglers and outdoors enthusiasts. The folks at Blackfish are anglers themselves. They know what works and what doesn’t. They saw a need in the outdoor market for rain gear that actually […]