Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) has announced Lake Murray marks one of the nine stops on the map for the 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series. B.A.S.S. has visited Lake Murray nine times for major events since 1991, but its most recent trip to the 50,000-acre Saluda River fishery was in 2011.Continue Reading

The 2022 XVI Black Bass World Championship has become a historic celebration of bass fishing. Nations from across the globe will compete for bronze, silver and gold medals on Lake Murray. This includes anglers from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The event has drawn so muchContinue Reading

The United States Angling Confederation and Capital City Lake Murray Country will host the 16th annual 2022 Black Bass World Fishing Championship in Columbia, South Carolina on Lake Murray. The event will take place October 16th-22nd 2022. The venue of Lake Murray is a world-class bass fishery proven many timesContinue Reading

USA Bass is excited to announce that Charlie Evans and Anthony Gagliardi will be coaching the USA Bass Team at the 2022 Bass Fishing World Championship. These experienced anglers will provide leadership and strategy to our USA Bass Team that will be competing on Lake Murray this fall. “Charlie andContinue Reading

Pro Johnathan Crossland of Chapin brought a three-day total of 15 bass to the scale weighing 43 pounds, 12 ounces to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Murray. For his victory, Crossland earned $61,500, including a Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat withContinue Reading

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine’s North Carolina, Savannah River, Shenandoah and Volunteer divisions will finish out their 2021 season this week in Prosperity, South Carolina, Oct. 14-16, with the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Murray . Hosted by theContinue Reading

The weather may be cooler but the fishing is still hot on Lake Murray! The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board welcomes two fishing tournaments this month to Lake Murray. The Carolinas Bass Challenge Classic and Major League Fishing’s Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship will take place inContinue Reading

Big Bass Tour officials announced the 2022 Bass Tour schedule yesterday at ICAST in Orlanda, Florida. Miriam Atria, President/CEO of the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Office, was at ICAST for the announcement. “We’re proud to welcome the Big Bass Tour back to our region for the 12th year,”Continue Reading

College fishing’s longest-running National Championship was contested on Lake Murray May 26-27. Following the conclusion of weigh-in at Dreher Island State Park May 27 points totals were calculated, and the standings finalized for this season’s Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia. The final standings revealedContinue Reading