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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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A Blast From the Past by Pint Kline

BLAST FROM THE PAST February 2018 Keep a Tight Line By Jim “Pint” Kline I’ve decided to start penning some articles for MBN’s new website. The trip down memory lane that I will take you on of events that happened in the past is actually part of the history of the Maryland Bass Nation. I…

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BASS Nation Championship: Svoboda & Pryal

Rick Svoboda and Mark Pryal at Nations Championship on Lake Hartwell. Although Mark had some good practice days competition time was a struggle. Rick on the other hand made the cut and finished twelth overall. Two years now that Maryland has had a contender reach the third cut down day of competition.

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Smoots Bay – National Harbor Project Completed

The Maryland Bass Nation completed Phase 2 of the Smoots Bay – National Harbor Fish Habitat Placement.    The placement of 12 wooden fish structures under Phase 2 added to the placement of 80 concrete reef balls under Phase 1 last fall.   The wood structures are triangular units of 4 to 12-inch diameter, 8 to 12-foot-long hard wood…

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