Fish Tales Begins Tonight

The Fish Tales lecture series returns tonight and the first presentation features Dr. Steven Cooke, professor of Applied Fish Ecology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Tonight’s program will focus on the Science of Catching and Releasing Angler Caught Bass at Mark Holey explains…. The program starts at 7:00 and is offered via Zoom or Facebook Live and can be accessed by clicking door county … Continue reading

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SBOBT this Weekend

The Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament, which is now part of the North American Bass Challenge, will be this Friday and Saturday at Sawyer Park in Sturgeon Bay. Jeff Kelm of the NABC tells us about the 79 boat field for the two day tournament…. Teams will be allowed to weigh five fish per team as in the past, but Kelm says that they have … Continue reading

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FLW Championship Starts Monday

Four weeks after Major League Fishing Pros caught thousands of pounds of bass, the FLW Tackle Warehouse Title is coming to Sturgeon Bay. While the competition starts on Monday, you will likely see the fishermen around Door County this weekend as Tournamnt Director Daniel Fennel explains…. The organization has brought the top 50 fisherman from the 2020 FLW Pro Circuit to Sturgeon Bay, and while … Continue reading

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Major League Fishing Coming to Door County

The Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour event is scheduled for July 10-15th in Sturgeon Bay. Michael Mulone, senior director of events and partnerships with MLF says that while there will not be any fan events this time, he didn’t rule out the possibility for something bigger and better in the future…. The tournament has a catch, weigh, and immediately release format and goes on … Continue reading

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Major League Fishing Coming to Sturgeon Bay

Big news today in the bass fishing industry. Major League Fishing is bringing a Tour Series event to Sturgeon Bay next month, July 10-15th. Gary Nault, president of the Sturgeon Bay Sport Fishing Association, says how this came about on short notice…. While 80 boats are expected for the event, only 40 fish per day. Nault says that the fisherman will face long days on … Continue reading

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SBOBT Announces Changes

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That’s the hope for the Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament as organizers have brought the North American Bass Challenge on board for the 2020 tournament. SBOBT president Wendy Heim on what that means…. Heim says that she expects that the payout and the rules are going to stay identical for future tournaments. But the NABC … Continue reading

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Sprengel, Dempsey Win SBOBT

The walleye tournament team of Korey Sprengel and Ryan Dempsey won the 29th annual Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament at Wave Pointe Marina and Resort. The winning team was in 4th place after day one (26.57) and won with a two day total of 52.49 pounds as Sprengel explains…. Teams battled tough weather conditions both days, but Sprengel explains how they had success…. Shaun Kruzitski … Continue reading

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