Posts by mdbass

MBN Membership Highlight FYI’s

MBN Membership, We wanted to bring the following MBN ‘highlights’ to your attention! – W/E SQT Application Deadline: Due to the numerous weather related changes, twists and turns to the 2018 tournament schedule, the deadline for submitting paperwork for the upcoming Weekend SQT has been extended to September 29th! – Executive Board Elections: It’s that…

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2018 SQT Trail # 2, Upper Bay, Sams and Kyle Win!

First Place Boater was Team Outcast’s Andrew Sams with 16.50 lbs. Second place boater was Deep Run Bass Club’s Brian Trieschman with 16.12 lbs. and third went to Upper Bay II member Paul Gietka with 14.80 lbs. First Place Rider was Dave Kyle of Central Maryland Bassmasters. In second place was Antietam Bassmaster’s Gerald Brown…

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What exactly does a Bass Nation state Conservation Director do?

Scott Sewell – Maryland Bass Nation Conservation Director It might be easier to start by saying what a CD does not do. We have no enforcement powers over any violations of game laws. We do not draft legislation to enact or repeal laws. We have no control over the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the…

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MATT AND DICK’S GREAT ADVENTURE

Do you ever wonder how two complete amateurs would handle a trip to a body of water that they never fished under the pressure of a regional BASS Nation tournament?…….. No? Well here it is anyway…. Maryland BASS Nation State Team members and alleged fisherman Matt and Dick prepare for the June 18th – 22nd…

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Gietka and Duarte Grind to Nation Championship

Dealing with relentless heat and higher than normal water levels Maryland State Team members, to a man, grinded their way through the Eastern Regional Tournament held out of Georgetown South Caroline and on the rivers feeding into Wynha Bay.Official practice days began on June 18 and I was getting a few reports back of decent…

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Maryland State Junior Championship

The Maryland BASS Nation Junior Championship was held on May 12th on the Potomac River.  The competitors launched from the Fort Washington Marina. Beau McQuade and CJ Bennet won with a 10 pound, 3 ounce bag anchored by a 3 pound, 4 ounce lunker. Results: 1st PLACE: Boat Captain: Max McQuade Beau McQuade & C.J.…

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MBN SQT Trail & Open Tournament Schedule Updates

Due to the cancellations of the SQT Trail events on the Potomac River and Upper Bay, these events have been rescheduled.  The Trail/Open dates are as follows: July 15 — Upper Bay/Dundee Creek Aug. 11 — Nanticoke River/Sharptown Sept. 8 — Deep Creek Lake Oct. 21 — Potomac River/Smallwood If you’re interested in fishing these…

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2018 President’s Conference, March 11th

2018 President’s Conference The 2018 MBN President’s Conference will be held on Sunday, March 11 at the Sykesville Maryland American Legion located at 7327 Slacks Road, Sykesville, MD 21784. The meeting will begin at 9:00 AM. Donuts and coffee will be available in the morning with a lunched served at 12:00. In the past these…

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Stewards of Ourselves and Staying in Touch

Stewards of Ourselves and Staying in Touch By Martin Osborne Last month I put a post on the MBN website. The post spoke to an issue relating to an action by one of our Executive Board Representatives. It got me to thinking (scary I know) about how many of us are in touch, truly in…

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Here is why you should join Maryland Bass Nation

Here is why you should join Maryland Bass Nation  – Sharpen you bass fishing skills  – Meet others who share your passion  – Contribute to our conservation efforts by volunteering  – Have a voice in the management of the Maryland Fisheries  – Participate in our State Team Qualifying Tournaments …

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