Bass

Skeeter Boats, Yamaha Outboards again to sponsor Classic Bass Champions Tour in 2018

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — Classic Bass has announced that Skeeter Boats and Yamaha Outboards will again be the presenting sponsor of the Champions Tour in 2018. In 2017, Andy Walls of Grand Rapids, Minn., left the Champions Tour Championship on Lake Pokegama with a new Skeeter Boats and Yamaha Outboard package; the winner of the 2018 championship also will earn a…

Special fishing regs to see changes March 1 across numerous Minnesota fisheries

Special fishing regulations will change March 1 on a number of Minnesota waters following an annual public input and review process, according to a news release Monday, Dec. 18 by the DNR. Special regulations for individual waters are listed in a separate section of the Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet and at mndnr.gov/fishmn, and are posted at public accesses, the DNR said….

Public invited to meeting on fishing regs for Portage, Little Boy and Wabedo lakes in Cass County

The Minnesota DNR will hold a public meeting to provide information and ask for comments on a proposal to modify an existing catch-and-release regulation for largemouth and smallmouth bass to a 14- to 20-inch protected slot limit on Portage Lake (near Ten Mile). The DNR will also be seeking comments on a proposal to implement an 18- to 26-inch protected…

Classic Bass Champions Tour championship to be decided on Pokegama

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — Classic Bass, presenter of the Champions Tour, has announced that the 2017 tour championship will be contested on Lake Pokegama in Grand Rapids on Sept. 1. According to a news release from Classic Bass, Pokegama is 6,612 acres, with a maximum depth of approximately 112 feet. The lake has a great diversity of structure from shallow, sloppy bays…