The 2020 MBN Mr. Bass Event had to be rescheduled due again to the Covid- 19 pandemic. This event is usually a 2-day event but, this year the event was reduced to one day because of the pandemic. The tournament took place out of Smallwood State Park on Sunday June 14th. Rodney Eshelman won the…

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May 31st at Smallwood State Park the first SQT Trail Tournament for the 2020 season finally kicked off after tournaments had been shut down due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Mike Roselle won the Boater Division with 15.44 pounds. Mike said he stayed in one creek that was loaded with grass the entire day. He caught…

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By- Grayden Scibilia On Saturday, August 3, 2019 I hitched up our freshly polished bass boat to the back of my dad’s truck. It was 2:00 am and time for my family to load up and head to Tennessee. I was excited and proud to be representing, Maryland, the state I have lived in my…

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Fellow MBN Members, First of all, I hope you and all your family are safe and virus free. It is certainly an unusual time we are living in. Back in February, I made a promise to my fellow Board members that I would place at least one article or update a month on the web…

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On Sunday March 8 the Maryland Bass Nation held its annual President’s Conference at the Sykesville American Legion Hall. Representatives from all clubs were invited to attend and with the exception of a few it was a very satisfying turnout. Some clubs not present noted that they were not aware of the meeting so, in…

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Fellow Maryland Bass Nation Members, We have all been following the latest news as it relates to COVID-19. In response to Governor Larry Hogan’s emergency mandates Smallwood State Park is cancelling all group events scheduled for April. This action will impact our April 5 Trail tournament as well as the April 26 High School Trail…

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Herring Run is a stream system that runs through the Northeast section of Baltimore City and eventually ends up as the head water to Back River. For all intent and purpose it is in my backyard. With the exception of a couple of young adult years I have been a city resident all of my…

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Are you interested in creating an MBN kayak club?  The process is easy. –          Step #1, Find at least 5 of your friends that would like to form a club. –          Step #2. If not already a member of BASS, join.  Here’s a link o   https://secure.palmcoastd.com/pcd/esv?iMagId=57000&i6Ky=TESTLL&iOrderType=ORD&iMemberType=H&iPromo=I**BMLL1 –          Step #3, Create a BASS Nation club via the BASS website.  Here’s…

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At the October BBAS meeting Mike Naylor with the Department of Natural Resources outlined a program called the State Lake Protection and Restoration Fund. This is an annual 1 million dollar per year investment towards the improvement of these state owned lakes that will be funded for at least the next three years. The state…

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At the January 2020 Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation executive board meeting, the board unanimously voted to create and support a new MBN Kayak Division. This effort supports and is in conjunction with the broader B.A.S.S. newly formed kayak tournament trail. See link: https://www.bassmaster.com/news/bass-announces-new-national-tournament-series-kayak-anglers Later this year on September 12th, there will be a Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation…

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