Next club meeting - May 5, 7pm at the Swett's home
2015 Club Tournaments
The Maine tournament list can be found on the mebass.com web site. Great job by Dave P, Bruce W, Marc C, and Brenden W for going to the draw and securing these waters.
APRIL 25 WEBBER POND
JUNE 20 KEZAR LAKE
JULY 11 THREE MILE POND
AUGUST 16 ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER GIP OPEN
AUGUST 22 GREAT POND
OCTOBER 3 TACOMA LAKES
0CTOBER 17 NORTH AND LITTLE NORTH POND.
Welcome new members!
We would like to welcome Shaun Avery, Brian Blais, and Derek LaCroix, Jamie Smyth as our newest members to our club this year. Shaun and Brian were previous members and Derek is a new member and was voted in at our March meeting, and Jamie voted in in April. We are currently waiting on a few more potential members to attend their 2 club functions before becoming members too.
Androscoggin Bassmasters has a special pricing on items purchased through the Rapala web site, there are 12 different brands to shop for. To get the deal you can sign up on their web site, make your wish list and then let John V know your ready to order. John will then insert your wish list into the club discount shopping cart and purchase your items for you. The hot items sell out quickly so when they are in stock you should purchase ASAP!
Nation's Best Bass Teams To Battle For Championship And Classic Berth
Jason and Brady finish up in 96th with 2 bass weighing 4 lbs 13 oz.
Androscoggin Bassmasters and Maine Man vs Bass wants to wish the teams of Jay Kervin and Brady Ouellette and AJ Glidden and Ron Gilbert good luck at the Bass Team Championships. Congratulations again and best of luck down in Arkansas.
BISMARCK, Ark - The inaugural Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship Dec. 10-13 at DeGray Lake is two bass tournaments in one, offering two highly prized titles. In the first segment of the unique, four-day tournament, two-angler teams from various B.A.S.S.-sanctioned team trails across the country will vie to become the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Champions, a title that includes the first-place prize of a Nitro Z7 bass boat/Mercury Optimax 150 Pro XS outboard rig valued at $26,995 as well as the Livingston Leader Award of $500. The team champions will also receive a travelling trophy to take back to the team trail they represented. Members of the Top 3 finishers in the team competition advance to the final two rounds of the tournament and will fish individually for the final qualifying spot in the 2015 Bassmaster Classic to be held Feb. 20-22 on Lake Hartwell out of Greenville, S.C. Read more in the Full Press Release
Poulin wins 6th AOY Title, Ouellette is 2-time Co-AOY
Once again perfection rises to the top as Keith Poulin wins his 6th AOY title since joining Androscoggin Bassmasters in 2006 after his performance on Wassokeag Lake netting 5 for 17.78 lbs of smallmouth bass on a tough outing for most anglers. Keith's co-angler Brenden Wood also netted 14.04 for his 5 smallmouth including the days big SM of 4.07. Congrats once again Keith!
On the Co-Angler side, a strong year long performance gives Brady Ouellette his second consecutive Co-Angler of the Year title. Brady will also compete in the Bassmaster Team Championship with club member Jason Kervin who finished up in 2nd place in the club this year. Great job by both these anglers.
Two members to Compete in Bassmaster Team Championship
Jason Kervin and Brady Ouellette will compete in the Bassmaster Team Championship on Degray Lake Bismarck, AR after earning a spot by fishing in the Maine Man vs Bass Challenge Trail through the 2014 season. Competition days are Wed-Thurs Dec 10-11 Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship and Fri-Sat Dec 12-13 Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship Bassmaster Classic Fish Off. Good luck to both of you.
3 Members Advance to Eastern Divisonal
The Androscoggin River gave up several 3 pound smallmouth bass over the 2 day State Fish Off as well as a few quality largemouth. Congrats to our members, 5th place Jason Kervin 25.56, 8th place Keith Poulin 24.44, and 11th place Nick Deering 22.85. These members will head to the CT River next Sept. Also a great showing by our other club members that fished the event, Brady Ouellette, Brenda Swett, Louis Deering, Marc Charron, Mark Swett, and Mike King.
Join Now! Androscoggin Bassmasters is....
Join Now!....Androscoggin Bassmasters is looking for a few boaters and possibly a few co-anglers but only if we get a few boaters first.
We fish 6 club events on Saturdays, do a lake clean up in April or May, and have a junior club you could choose to volunteer in. We're a friendly group of anglers that put an emphasis on teaching, sharing, and competive competition with most of the club members fishing the fish off. We have members from many different towns within an hours drive of meeting place in Auburn. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month, dues are $80 annually. Members must subscribe to Bassmaster Magazine on their own, Androscoggin Bassmasters will pay your annual dues to B.A.S.S. and the Maine B.A.S.S. Nation once we recieve your full $80 club dues. Contact us FMI