TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series returns in 2012

Ponca City, Okla. – Jan. 5, 2012 The Bass Federation (TBF), the national leader in NO cost or low cost tournament fees, announced today the dates and locations of seven events in the 2012 TBF “No Entry Fee” Divisional Championship Series.  The Divisional Championship Series grew to seven divisions in 2010 due to the growth of TBF and the restructure of the current TBF Western division into the Northwest and Southwest divisions.  This will continue for 2012 and cut drive time in half for our western anglers! Continue reading

Bailey and Diehl take High School Texas Regional on brush hogs

15.Oct.2011 (Story & photos by FLW Outdoors)

Nebraska Wins Regional Event

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Oct. 15, 2011) – Drew Bailey and Adam Diehl from Lincoln High School, Neb., won the High School Texas Regional tournament held on Lake Somerville Saturday. TBF along with FLW Outdoors held the high school tournament in conjunction with the FLW College Fishing Texas Regional.

Lincoln High School caught the only five bass limit and weighed 11 pounds, 3 ounces to beat McPherson High, by 4 pounds, 10 ounces. Continue reading

2011 Travis Ferguson Memorial Fishing Tournament

CF-2011-1September 25, 2011

Maryville, MO – Aksarben Bass from Omaha, NE hosted the 2011 Travis Ferguson Memorial Fishing Tournament to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of NE.


1st Place – Rick West/ Jim Francois
2nd Place – Bryan Shaw / Brent Schlotterback
3rdt Place – Shawn Holly/Rick Fishback

Place Total Weight
1 19.5
Tournament Results: 2 13.9
1st Place stringer $14.25 lbs

Big Fish – 5.42 lbs – Rich West 3 13.6 Continue reading

Nebraska Names High School State Champions

Ponca City, Okla. (Sept 3, 2011) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, hosted the inaugural Student Angler Federation Nebraska High School Fishing State Championship, September 3 on Maranatha Lake in Lincoln County, Neb. The state championship was a two person team event for students in grades 9-12.

The high school team of Adam Diehl and Drew Bailey of Lincoln County High School Bass Club were named champions after bringing in a 5 bass limit that weighed 11 lbs even. The team also brought in the tournament big bass that weighed 3.84 lbs. Second place went to Jarett Siefford and Tel Pyzer with a 3 bass limit that weighed 8 lbs 9 oz, and just short of the big bass honors with a 3.8 lb bass. 3rd place team was Trevor Lee and Jacob Zimbelman. They had 4 bass that weighed 8 lbs 2 oz. Continue reading