Bemidji Pioneer: ‘A great opportunity’: BSU fishing teams excited to compete for national title

BEMIDJI — There’s a pretty consistent trend among the four anglers representing Bemidji State in this weekend’s Bassmaster College Series National Championship. “I’ve been fishing since I was just a little kid,” Thor Swanson said. “I probably started fishing when I was five or six,” added Thor’s older brother and fishing partner, Mitch. BSU’s other […]

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Gallery: President Faith Hensrud Ceremonial First Cast 8-10-17

President Faith Hensrud took the ceremonial first cast under rainy skies Thursday at 6am as Bemidji State University hosts the finest college fishing teams in the country Aug. 10–12 for the 2017 Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Lake Bemidji. The championship field includes 90 teams — including two representing Bemidji State — which qualified […]

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Gallery: Bassmaster Sponsor Banquet 8-9-17

The Beaux Arts Ballroom on the Bemidji State University campus was the site of the Sponsor Night Banquet for the 2017 Bassmaster College Series National Championship August 9. BSU is hosting the finest college fishing teams in the country Aug. 10–12 for the bass fishing national championship on Lake Bemidji. The championship field includes 90 […]

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BSU welcomes 800 new freshmen with Orientation and Welcome Week activities

Bemidji State University’s class of new students for the 2017-18 academic year, which includes a freshman class expected to number around 800 students, will get its first taste of college at the university’s Orientation weekend, Aug. 18-20. Orientation welcomes all students who are new to the university, including both first-time college students and students transferring […]

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Gallery: Bassmaster Meet The Teams 8-7-17

Bemidji State University is hosting the finest college fishing teams in the country Aug. 10-12 for the 2017 Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Lake Bemidji. The championship field includes 90 teams — including two representing Bemidji State — which qualified for the tournament in a series of five regional championships and a wild-card tournament […]

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Outdoor News: America’s top amateur anglers head to Lake Bemidji for college championship

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Ninety of the top collegiate student-angler teams representing 59 colleges will meet for the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops, Aug. 10-12 on Minnesota’s Lake Bemidji. Bemidji State University and Visit Bemidji will join B.A.S.S. as the host of the competition. Following the tournament briefing Tuesday night, Aug. 8, Yamaha […]

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