Benton, LA. High School Team Wins Louisiana High School Fishing State Championship

Kimbrough and McClure Advance To High School Fishing Regional Championship

Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 26, 2011) – Inaugural TBF High School Fishing State Championship Kicks Off with a Bang in Louisiana; Kimbrough, McClure Seize Titles

The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation, (SAF), and FLW Outdoors kicked off the 2011 SAF High School State Championship series today with the Louisiana High School Fishing State Championship on Caddo Lake near Bossier City, La.  High school anglers converged on Caddo Parrish to showcase their skills and vie for the titles of High School State Champions, sponsor merchandise and esteemed bragging rights among high school fishing’s elite.  The champions advance to the FLW/TBF High School Fishing Regional Championship to be held this fall, which includes travel stipends, use of a Ranger boat, and State Champion Jerseys.  The race was tight, with just ounces hailing one team triumphant. Continue reading

University of Tennessee Chattanooga to host the Tennessee High School Fishing State Championship April 9

College Scholarships to UT Chattanooga and Much More on the Line

Ponca City, Okla. (Feb. 25, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, announced the inaugural Student Angler Federation Tennessee High School Fishing State Championship presented by the University of Tennessee/Chattanooga, April 9 on Lake Chickamauga just outside of Dayton, Tenn. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9 -12. Registration for high school anglers and their “coach,” who will provide the boat, is online at or by calling 580.765.9031. Check-in begins at 6pm on Fri., April 8 at the Family Church Gymnasium, with a mandatory rules briefing to follow. We encourage teams to pre-register online or by phone in advance to avoid late registration fees. Continue reading

The Bass Federation Announces Sponsor Partnership with Cabela’s

February 24, 2011

Ponca City, Oklahoma – The Bass Federation Inc. (TBF), the nation’s oldest and largest organized grass-roots fishing, youth and conservation organization, announced today a new TBF sponsor partnership with Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoors gear since 1961.

The new Cabela’s sponsorship will touch all aspects of the TBF’s adult, youth and conservation programs companywide, not only with national events, but also in every TBF affiliated state federation in the United States and Canada. Continue reading