Category: Features

Tarpon Focus of New Study

By Todd Staley Twenty-seven years ago, Didiher Chacon was a young biologist from the National University in Costa Rica. Todd Staley, co-creator of 12 Fathom Jigs that forever changed tarpon fishing in Boca Grande, Florida, in the late 1980s, had just moved to Costa Rica to manage Archie Fields’ Rio Colorado Lodge, a world-famous tarpon…

Elkhead Reservoir Pike and Bass Tournament

Catching a fish at Elkhead Reservoir in northwestern Colorado could get you just that! ELKHEAD RESERVOIR FISHING CLASSIC TOURNAMENT:  JUNE 24 – JULY 2 The Elkhead ​Reservoir (Moffat and Routt counties) Fishing Classic tournament will take place June 24th through July 2nd. This tournament will target smallmouth bass and northern pike. One northern pike and one smallmouth…

Bass Pro Shops to Buy Cabela’s

The wheels look like they’re coming off the merger between Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s(NYSE: CAB). It appears the hurdles for successfully navigating the regulatory landscape are more hazardous than originally believed. Not only has the Federal Trade Commission sought more information about the transaction, delaying the potential closing deadline, but the regulatory request has…

Gander Mountain Filing Bankruptcy

More bad news for retail as iconic outdoors store Gander Mountain is headed for bankruptcy. According to this Star Report, the company may be on the verge of closing all 160 U.S. stores. Gander Mountain, the outdoor retailer based in St. Paul, is said to be preparing for bankruptcy, according to sources cited by the…