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2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series begins this weekend on Logan Martin Lake

AUBURN – The 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, hosted by Auburn University, will begin Nov. 18-19 on Logan Martin Lake near Pell City.

More than 150 anglers representing 25 universities across the southeastern United States are expected to compete this season on lakes throughout north Alabama. The series will decide the 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series title and determine the universities that will be represented at the 2012 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. A sample of participating schools includes Auburn, Alabama, North Alabama, Mississippi State, Georgia and Ole Miss.

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Auburn hosting FLW college fishing regional championship Sept. 8-10

AUBURN – Football fans who attend Auburn’s Sept. 10 matchup with the Mississippi State Bulldogs will have the opportunity to see the South’s top collegiate anglers weigh their prize catches at Ag Heritage Park.

Twenty schools will be competing in the National Guard FLW College Fishing Southeast Regional Championship Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 8-10, on Lake Harding on the Alabama-Georgia state line, with the final weigh-ins occurring Saturday at Ag Heritage Park on Donahue Drive approximately 15 minutes after the Mississippi State game. The football game kicks off at 11:20 a.m.

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Auburn’s bass club adviser named American Outdoor Sportsman of the Year

Jann SwaimAUBURN – Jann Swaim, adviser to the Auburn University Bass Sports Club, has been named American Outdoor Sportsman of the Year by the Legends of the Outdoors organization. He will receive the award Aug. 14 at the group’s National Hall of Fame banquet in Nashville, which honors those who have blazed trails in the outdoor world and have set standards in their respective field.

Swaim, who retired in 2010 after 27 years of work with Auburn University, helped found the fishing club in 2007, after seeing a need for a competition outlet for interested students.

“The kids came to me and wanted a club patterned after collegiate sports,” Swaim said. “Using the collegiate format has allowed us to create a base in which to begin the process of learning team concepts and applications.”

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Auburn hosting Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship on Pickwick Lake this weekend

AUBURN – The 2011 Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship hosted by Auburn University will take place Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, on Pickwick Lake near Florence. Weigh-ins will be held at McFarland Park in Florence Friday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend the weigh-ins and support the anglers.

More than 120 anglers representing 17 universities across the southeastern United States have qualified and are expected to compete. The schools include Auburn University, University of Alabama, University of North Alabama, Northwest-Shoals Community College, Mississippi State University, University of Tennessee, University of Georgia and University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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College anglers returning to Wheeler Lake this weekend

AUBURN – Approximately 150 college anglers are expected to fish Wheeler Lake this weekend, Feb. 11-13, in the Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series tournament at Ingals Harbor in Decatur.

The fishing series, hosted by Auburn University’s Bass Sports Club, is open to all university-sponsored fishing teams throughout the Southeast and beyond.

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Auburn’s Bass Sports Club ranks number one in nation

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Bass Sports Club is tied for the nation’s top spot among collegiate fishing teams in FLW Outdoors Magazine’s January 2011 issue. The editors rank Auburn in a tie with the University of Florida for number one among its list of top 25 schools.

“This is a very nice honor for the club,” Auburn advisor Jann Swaim said. “We have a very good group of dedicated students and we hope to maintain a high ranking throughout the year. The FLW tournaments provide great experiences for them.”

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