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Search For Missing Angler Continues As Lake Okeechobee Costa Series Is Canceled

The search for missing angler Nik Kayler continues after the boat he and William Kisiah were on capsized during a fishing tournament in Lake Okeechobee. They were competing in a three-day tournament hosted by Fishing League Worldwide at Lake O and were reported missing on Thursday night. Kisiah was found alive around 11:30 p.m. on …

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Father Killed, Son Seriously Injured in Fishing Tournament

A boating accident is being investigated by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife officials after a father was killed and his son was critically injured on Lake Cumberland. Donnie Flynn, 70, and his son Derek Flynn struck a rock embankment and were thrown from the boat. Donnie died at the scene and Derek, who is …

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Monster 96-Pound Cobia Landed During Tournament

Greg Marquart of Macclesfield, N.C., just knew he was going to land a monster when he entered and set out for Barden Inlet on May 15 for the Cobia Challenge in Atlantic Beach that’s put on by Chasin’ Tails Outdoors. He and his partner, Alex Chandler of Clayton, caught what they were after; a 96-pound, 57-inch behemoth. …

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Tournament Angler Wins Boat, Gives it to Dock Fisherman

After winning a Triton bass boat at the Big Bass Splash bass fishing tournament, Fred Tillman McMahon did the unthinkable with his prize – he gave it away. After McMahon learned fellow angler Albert Jenkins had fished the entire event from a dock and not a boat like the rest of his competition, he decided to do something about …

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Firefighter And Policeman Catch $736,000 Tuna

Everyone goes in to a fishing tournament wanting to be the one that takes home the big prize, but few actually end up with the monster fish and the massive check. A firefighter (Rich Kosztyu) and a policeman (Brian Suschke) went into the White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Maryland, with that hope and walked …

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$40,000 Pick-Up Back Up For Grabs After Tournament Cheaters Busted

It’s a shame cheating is such a prevalent issue in many fishing tournaments. Whether for charity or a grand prize, some people will do whatever it takes to win. It’s unfortunate some individuals have to mar the reputations of fellow fishermen when a cheating scandal is exposed, like the CCA Florida STAR Tournament recently discovered when …

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Tournament Cheater Stuffs 1-Pound Weight in Fish, Fish Sinks to Bottom of Tank, Angler Sent to Jail

Here’s the tale of Rockwall prosecutors who charged a well-known professional fisherman with attempted theft for cheating in a bass tournament. After it was discovered that Robby Rose, 45, of Garland, Texas, had cheated in the Bud Light Trail Lake Ray Hubbard Big Bass Tournament in order to win the grand prize, a $55,000 Legend …

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Angler Gets Pulled Overboard By Huge Tournament Fish, Nearly Drowns, Never Let’s Go

Ed Walker’s no stranger to angling or fishing tournament glory. He’s been guiding for 26 years with experience as a deckhand and a pier fisherman before that. With 18 IGFA world records to his name, over $500,000 in tournament winnings and having been named the Florida state champion freedive spear fisherman for 2010 and 2015, it’s clear …

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Guy Enters Fishing Tournament, Loses Finger to Shark and Still Wins Thanks to a Massive Swordfish

Most people would give up for the day if they lost their finger to a shark during a fishing tournament, but not James McFadden and those on board the “Sea Prowler” during their 37 hour experience at the 2nd Annual Ocean City Big Fish Classic. The crew caught many fish their first day, but at 4 a.m. on the second …

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Angry Resident Heckles and Disrupts Fishermen During Tournament

Apparently not everyone understands the main rule of being a boater – don’t be a jackwagon. Steve Morton and his fellow anglers were in the middle of a tournament on the Ohio River in Louisville, KY when they ran into their new best friend: WARNING: Video contains inappropriate language As a resident, it’s understandable this guy might be a …

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Super-Series Spearfishing League Officially Kicks Off in Tampa

Next weekend kicks off the brand new Super-Series Spearfishing League with the Tampa Bay Spearfishing Challenge. Outdoors360 is a proud sponsor of this game changing series! The Super-Series is designed to identify and recognize the top athletes in our sport. Extreme-Athletes compete in multiple sanctioned events to be awarded top prizes, represent sponsors, and take home …

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Rick Clunn Wins B.A.S.S. Tournament, Becomes Oldest at 69

Rick Clunn, who will turn 70 in July, had an impressive week. Not only did he win his 15th B.A.S.S. tournament, he became the oldest fisherman to win a B.A.S.S. tournament at 69. The tournament was centered at the St. Johns River, Clunn caught five bass on Sunday weighing 19 pounds during his tourney run at …

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Enormous 68.67-pound Kingfish Shatters Atlantic Coast Record

The Cape Lookout Shootout King Mackerel Series held its championship tournament recently and a monster kingfish took home the prize. It was initially postponed because of wind and seas, but when it resumed Capt. Jody Gay and the crew of the Blue Water Candy shattered records with 68.67-pound winner. It was not only the largest king ever weighed in a …

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