The Leader in Pro Bass Fishing News!
Facebook Twitter

FLW to aid Pan-Am Championship

FLW to aid Pan-Am Championship

FLW announced today that it will assist USA Bass in its efforts to showcase the first ever Pan-American Bass Fishing Championship Feb. 4-9 at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston. The event, which was awarded to USA Bass by the Pan-American Sportfishing Delegation, will feature anglers from 41 nations and is part of a larger effort by the Confederation Internationale de Peche Sportive (CIPS) to make bass fishing an Olympic sport.

“The international fishing community is thrilled about this event,” said tournament organizer and CIPS Vice President John Knight. “It fits perfectly into the global initiative to increase participation in bass fishing. Steps like this are making bass fishing the frontrunner when fishing becomes an Olympic sport.”

Roland and Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort in Clewiston, Fla. is set to host the event. Teams will arrive Feb. 4 for the opening ceremony, followed by practice Feb. 5-6. Competition kicks off Feb. 7-8 with takeoff scheduled for 7:30 a.m. EST each day from the Clewiston Boat Basin. Weigh-ins each day will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Roland and Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort. A medal presentation will follow the final weigh-in.

Latest News

  • Nine Pros Who Made Big Gains In 2018

    Nine Pros Who Made Big Gains In 2018

    By Todd Ceisner BassFan Editor The 2018 season is in the books and it’s safe to say nothing will be the same moving forward. A new era in national-level

  • Offshore Locale Carried Robertson In Rout

    Offshore Locale Carried Robertson In Rout

    By John Johnson BassFan Senior Editor The battle for the final berth in the 2019 Bassmaster Classic turned out to be no contest whatsoever. Kentucky's

  • What Won On The FLW Tour This Year?

    What Won On The FLW Tour This Year?

    By BassFan Staff Editor's note: This is part two of a two-part series summarizing the winning patterns and tackle used by winners in Elite Series and