Category Archives: Youth News

TBF Junior World Championship Heads for Hot Springs, Ark.

January 20, 2015 – Ponca City, Oklahoma
The Bass Federation (TBF) and Visit Hot Springs are pleased to announce that the 2015 TBF Junior World Championship will be held in Hot Springs Arkansas August 20th -22nd during the Forrest Wood Cup Championship week. Young anglers in the 11-15 year old age group who have qualified as their States Champions from all 47 TBF State Federations as well as Canada will be invited to attend this event, with their families for what promises to be an exciting week of competition and clean family fun. Continue reading TBF Junior World Championship Heads for Hot Springs, Ark.

OKLAHOMA’S GRAND LAKE O’ THE CHEROKEES TO HOST DUAL EVENT OF NORTH AMERICA’S BEST GRASSROOTS ANGLERS

tbf-flwPONCA CITY, Okla. (Sept 25, 2014) – The Bass Federation, FLW and the Student Angler Federation announced today that the Grand Lake Association and Grove, Okla., will host the TBF Federation National Championship for a third consecutive year. Additionally, the TBF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship will be added to this event. Continue reading OKLAHOMA’S GRAND LAKE O’ THE CHEROKEES TO HOST DUAL EVENT OF NORTH AMERICA’S BEST GRASSROOTS ANGLERS

Zebco’s Steve Smits joins the Future Fisherman Foundation Board of Directors

Logo-final-girl-smallFor Immediate Release: Ponca City, OK.
The Future Fisherman Foundation is pleased to announce that Steve Smits, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for Zebco Brands will be joining the Future Fisherman Foundation Board of Directors.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Steve join our Board of Directors” stated F3 Executive Director Mark Gintert. “His passion for getting young people involved in fishing and the great outdoors is very evident and we are looking forward to working with him. In addition to that our SuperFish Program is about to be released as on a trial basis with a few selected schools for 2015 and we are also close to rereleasing our “Tackle for Educators” program that is designed to put tackle and equipment in the hands of those who need it. Steve will be an invaluable resource for us going forward in both of those programs” added Gintert Continue reading Zebco’s Steve Smits joins the Future Fisherman Foundation Board of Directors