Category Archive: Association of Collegiate Anglers

Stories for the ACA (Association of Collegiate Anglers)

Arkansas Tech University Tops 159 Collegiate Fishing Programs for School of the Year

   San Antonio, Texas (June 28, 2012) – The Arkansas Tech University (ATU) Fishing Team holds the distinction of being the nation’s first collegiate bass fishing School of the Year after amassing 896 points in the new points system designed and maintained by the Association of Collegiate Anglers.

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University of North Carolina Charlotte, Collegiate Bass Fishing Open Champs


Paris, Tennessee -June 25, 2012 – The University of North Carolina Charlotte “Bass Rats” are the champions of the 2012 Collegiate Bass Fishing Open, presented by Pepsi.  The four angler team of Eric Self, Tyler Beam, Shane Lehew, and Adam Waters amassed a two day total of 41.07 lbs.  They started Day Two in third place, …

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Collegiate Bass Fishing Open, Presented by Pepsi kicks off Friday


Paris, Tennessee -June 22, 2012 – Collegiate anglers throughout the country have converged on Paris, Tennessee for the 2012 Collegiate Bass Fishing Open, Presented by Pepsi.  More than 40 different universities, most with multiple teams, will be sweating it out over the weekend on Kentucky Lake.

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Burghoff Continues to Parlay 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Victory


Thanks to The Bass Federation   San Antonio, Texas (April 5, 2012) – When the University of Central Florida’s fishing team of Miles “Sonar” Burghoff and Casey O’Donnell won the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship on Lake Lewisville, they had reached the pinnacle of college bass fishing.  They won the nation’s most prestigious college fishing …

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Record-Setting Field Registers for 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing National Championship

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 11, 2011– Tournament organizers announced today that 191 teams representing 380 collegiate anglers are registered to compete in the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. Because the field size for the event is capped at 300 anglers, a waiting list has been created to identify which anglers will fill the spots left …

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Collegiate Bass Fishing a Growing Sport

(Nov. 02, 2009 – Alexandria, VA.)… In college athletics, football and basketball reign supreme in televised competition. However, there’s a new sport in town that has begun to crown champions on a field of play far removed from the grid iron or field house – collegiate bass fishing. The sport’s governing body, the Association of …

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