PYS Top Finishers Program

Maine 's Hogue 2019 TNT Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Region Champion and Maine State Champion - Boater

Larry Hogue

(David A. Brown) CASCO, Maine — All week, Laurence Hogue had been waiting for the bigger smallmouth to move into their late-summer/fall feeding areas and today, he leveraged the new arrivals to complete a tournament total of 31 pounds, 8 ounces. Read more at Bassmaster.com

Brenda Swett 2019 TNT Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Region Maine State Champion - Non Boater

Brenda Swett

Maine Takes Team Championship

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Maine Champiions

Hogue Takes Day 2

Photo Crredit Brenden Kanies

Laurence Hogue

Laurence Hogue from Team Maine takes over the lead on the second day of the 2019 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional with 23 pounds, 9 ounces. Read more on Bassmaster.com

Nation: Hogan leads Day 1...Maine's Hogue a tight second...Bartlett lands an 8-7 big bass!

Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Photos on Facebook

All Regional Standings by Team, Boater, and Co-Angler

Mark Hogan Day 1 Leader

CASCO, Maine — Mark Hogan of Milford, Del., came up one fish short of his five-bass limit, but the quality he found was evident in a quartet that weighed 11 pounds, 13 ounces and gave him the lead on Day 1 of the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional on Sebago Lake. Read more on bassmaster.com

Ed Bartlett 8 lb 7 oz

Congratulations to the Fundraiser Winners

Minn Kota Ultrex 36V - Ivan Morris - VA

Lowrance HDS Carbon 9 Bundle - Wayne Burchette - VA

Mercury 4 Blade Fury Prop - Greg Decell - VT

B.A.S.S. Lifetime Membership - Ed Owens - SC (Steve Wilson ispinning the tub n the image)

Winners

Robert and Petropolous Maine State Fish Off Champs

Congrats to Scott Robert Boater State Champion for 2019. Also congrats to Connor Petropolous Co-Angler State Champion.

Boater Standings l Co-Angler Standings l Club Standings l Follow the fish off information on the fish off page

Grassroots B.A.S.S. championships slated for Lake Hartwell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Anderson, S.C., on the shores of Lake Hartwell is becoming a frequent and favorite stop for Bassmaster fishing tournaments. The lake hosted the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods in 2015 and 2018, a Bassmaster Elite Series event in April, a B.A.S.S. Nation Championship in 2017, and High School Opens this spring and last. Add two more major B.A.S.S. events to the lineup — the Bassmaster Team Championship and the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship — later this year. The Nation Championship will be held Nov. 6-8, and the Team Championship will take place Dec. 11-14. Read more

Sportsman's Alliance of Maine, SAM Article May/June

Casey Dall, Public Relations for the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation recently submitted to SAM his first article of many for our orgaqnization. In this article Casey does an excellent job at describing our group to readers that may or may not know what we are all about. Take a few moments to read the artcile, and while your at it why not subscribe to the magazine. Read full article here

Jacinta Vogel new IFW Contact for Tournament Weed Inspection Reports, and Permits

The tournament weed inspection reports are to be emailed to Jacinta.Vogel she can be reached by email at Jacinta.Vogel@maine.gov or by phone at 207-287-5261

An Act To Decrease the Risk of the Spread of Invasive Aquatic Plants

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This bill requires the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection, to develop a risk assessment tool to evaluate the economic and environmental risks associated with public access, including the issuance of permits for fishing derbies and tournaments, on public waters with documented invasive aquatic plants. It requires the commissioner to utilize the risk assessment tool before the issuance of permits for fishing derbies and tournaments and when making decisions regarding public access on public waters with documented invasive aquatic plants.

NEPVA , North Pond October 4-6

Camp Pine Tree, North Pond, Rome ME

Volunteer Boat Captains Needed Sign Up Now for a fun filled weekend or day

Maine Disabled Veteran Angler Registration or Boat Captain Registration

Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Member Discounts

Here a few of the supporters of the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation. Some of these programs are 1 time deals. FMI see each partner below you are interested in.

TH Marine

TH Marine Website - The Maine B.A.S.S. Nation and TH Marine have partnered to bring members discounts on their products. FMI contact your club President or Corey Vose

Cal Coast Fishing

Cal Coast Fishing Website - The Maine B.A.S.S. Nation and Cal Coast Fishing have partnered to bring members discounts on their products. Members can contact John Volkernick with your name and club name at mebass@mebass.com for the discoun