Bass Pro seeks permits from corps

OKEECHOBEE — Bass Pro officials unveiled their plan for a world class fishing resort at the Okee-Tantie recreation area at the March 12 meeting of the Okeechobee County Commission. Bass Pro officials told commissioners their team is still committed to and enthusiastic about the project. However, they will need additional time to get the necessary […]

Lake Okeechobee set for Toyota FLW Series Tournament

CLEWISTON — Lake Okeechobee is set to play host to the 2020 Toyota Series, with the Toyota Series at Lake Okeechobee, March 12-14 in Clewiston. Hosted by Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina and Resort and the Hendry County Tourism Development Council, the three-day tournament will feature the best regional bass-fishing pros and co-anglers casting […]

Chalo Nitka Big Bass Tournament announces results

MOORE HAVEN — The Chalo Nitka Big Bass Tournament took place at the Alvin Ward Boat Ramp in Moore Haven on Saturday, Feb. 29. There were a total of 73 anglers participating in this year’s tournament. First place went to Mike Atteberry with a bass weighing 5.53 lbs. Second place went to Randy Coyle with […]

Robertson wins bass tournament on Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Faith in his area rewarded Matt Robertson with his biggest limit of the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Southeastern Regional on Lake Okeechobee and delivered the winning three-day total weight of 59 pounds, 14 ounces. For his victory, Robertson, the angler from Kuttawa, Ky., who became a fan favorite for his onstage antics […]

Big Bass tourney set for Feb. 29

MOORE HAVEN — Moore Haven will host the annual Chalo Nitka Big Bass Tournament Saturday, Feb. 29, at Alvin Ward Park. The tournament will get underway Feb. 29 from safe light until 1 p.m. Entry fee is $25 per person. There is no age limit and anyone can fish, but each person on the boat […]

Major League Fishing event planned on Lake O

OKEECHOBEE — A Bass Pro Tour Major League Fishing event is planned at the C. Scott Driver facility Feb. 21-26, 2020. Approval of the host fee, which will be paid from the Tourism Development Council budget, was on the agenda for the Nov. 7 meeting of the Okeechobee County Commission. According to the county staff […]

OHS anglers finish tournament less than an ounce apart

HARRIS CHAIN OF LAKES — It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that the final weigh-ins were exceptionally close at Florida’s BASS Nation High School Central Regional Qualifier held on the Harris Chain of Lakes Feb. 16. Out of the 76 teams competing in the qualifier the Okeechobee High School Bass Club finished with two […]