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Bass Pro, Cabela’s merger approved by FTC

When the two rivals announced their plans to merge, Bass Pro founder and CEO Johnny Morris said the company would keep the Cabela’s brand. [...]

July 10, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s merger delayed

Big Box stores like Cabela's and Johnny Morris' Outdoor World are not a favored haunt of fly fishers, but our bass buddies live there. How will the merger affect prices, quality, and service? [...]

December 9, 2016 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Forbes’ Monte Burke on NYC Fundraiser

Dr. Aaron Adams started off the evening by reminding the gathered crowd that “We are it. No government agency is going to fight for these fish." [...]

March 17, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

News: IGFA’s Hall of Fame Museum to close

The IGFA Hall of Fame Museum in Dania Beach, Florida lures only 25,000 visitors a year here. It opened to much fanfare in 1999, but failed to draw huge crowds [...]

March 23, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Tribute: George Hommell’s Florida Keys spirit lives on

We knew Hommell was more knowledgeable about the Keys fishing history than anyone then guiding, commercially fishing or chronicling the subject in any format. [...]

November 3, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: 20 named to AFWA Blue Ribbon Panel for sustainable fishing

Founded by Johnny Morris and former Wyoming Gov., Dave Freudenthal, the national Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America’s Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources will feature at least 27 members, [...]

October 23, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: BTT and others honor George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush established 56 new wildlife refuges, more than even President Theodore Roosevelt who established 50 refuges. [...]

June 24, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: BTT George Hommell Jr. fundraiser nets over $200M

Captain Bob Branham drew on a map of Key Biscayne to Lower Matecumbe Key to highlight locations where bonefish were once found [...]

May 16, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide