Wiley X signs on with MLF

Jack Link’s Major League Fishing announced today that Wiley X, makers of polarized sunglasses, will be a sponsor of the league’s 2014 telecasts.“Wiley X is well-known not only in the fishing industry, but with all types of outdoorsmen and women, as a company that makes quality products and shows tremendous interest in the customers it serves," 

TackleTour in the JDM - Lake Biwa, Japan

Introduction: Lake Biwa is the largest natural lake in Japan. Estimated at two million years of age, it is one of less than twenty (20) ancient lakes in the world. With a surface area of over 165,760 acres, Biwa is the approximate size of Lake Mead (157,900 surface acres) and Lake Powell (160,800 surface acres) in the United States. By comparison, Clear Lake, CA is only 43,785 acres, Lake Ouachita, AR 40,000 acres, Lake Amistad, TX 65,000 acres, and Lake Tahoe, CA 122,240 acres.

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20 Questions with Edwin Evers

Elite Series pro Edwin Evers is generally regarded as the most versatile pro on tour. Here's how he handled our 20 Questions.1. Where were you born and raised?  I was born in Louisiana, Mo., about an hour north of St. Louis. I lived there until my family moved to Texas when I was in the fifth or sixth grade. Then I went to high school in Illinois and college in Oklahoma. I've been here in Oklahoma ever since.

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Find Baitfish, Find Fall Bass

Fishing during the fall months is something Major League Fishing pro Edwin Evers knows a thing or two about.It being the ability to catch fish. And to win tournaments.As you'll recall, late last October, as Hurricane Sandy roared up the Eastern seaboard and left Florida's wind whipped Lake Istokpoga in her rearview mirror, Evers did both.He caught plenty of fish on the last day, a final period tear on the vast, shallow water body.And he caught enough bass to overtake leader Ish Monroe and win the Jack Link's Major League Fishing 2013 GEICO Challenge Cup on Istokpoga in dramatic fashion.In an interview I did with E-Squared several years ago, Evers admitted that he really, really, really likes fall fishing.Why?- See more at:

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Jack Links Major League Fishing on Sunday completed filming in North Texas on lakes around the city of Denton. The Shell Rotella Challenge Cup is Major League Fishing’s fifth event. The Challenge Cup marks the second time MLF anglers fished competitively on more than one body of water during a six-day event. The anglers are not informed of the day’s venue until the morning of the competition. “We had a great experience in Denton. I’ve never seen the anglers more energized than they are right now, and that attitude will come through in our television show. We had some outstanding competition,” said Major League Fishing Commissioner Don Rucks. Denton, Texas, is roughly 35 miles northwest of Dallas and 35 miles northeast of Fort Worth. The city is home to the University of North Texas and Texas Women’s University. “We are especially pleased to have filmed in a vibrant community like Denton. It is an attractive community and one that welcomed us,” Rucks said. - See more at:

2014 Challenge Cup Format and Rules


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2014 Bassmaster Marshal Registration is open

Bass fishing fans — don't miss the opportunity to Marshal alongside a top Bassmaster pro at one of the legendary fisheries featured in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic and Elite Series schedule.Through B.A.S.S.'s one-of-a-kind Marshal program, participants get to spend two to three days on the water learning tips and techniques from the world’s best bass anglers.

The One Thing

Edwin Evers I had a pretty solid year. I can't say that there was any one thing that got me here [All-Star Week]. If I had to narrow it down, it was that I made good adjustments throughout the year and was able to be consistent.

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Edwin Evers on White Lake

Edwin Evers swings for the fences on the final day of the Elite Series Toyota All-Star Week and Evan Williams Bourbon Championship, hoping to bring home the All-Star trophy.

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The Toyota Texas Bass Classic is a no-entry fee, $100,000 tournament that raises funds for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. With conservation top-of-mind, only bass over 21-inches are brought to weigh-in for fans to see. All other keeper bass are weighed, recorded by a ride-along judge, and immediately released into Lake Conroe. Very much a festival, the tournament also includes a huge bbq competition and top-notch country music concerts each day.


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