Evolution Fishing is pleased to announce a partnership with the Association of Collegiate Bass Anglers (ACA) for the 2023 season. As part of this partnership, Evolution Fishing will act as title sponsor of the Pickwick Slam, which is the ACA’s first major event of the year. and will take place from April 22 to 23. The Evolution Fishing team will be at Pickwick Lake in Florence, AL, and will be featured at the prize payout at the end of the tournament.
“We are beyond excited to partner with the Association of Collegiate Bass Anglers. This is a big step for our company and our dedication to the sport, anglers, and industry,” said Colt Fadal, executive director of sales and marketing for Evolution Outdoor. “We couldn’t think of a better way to start than with the first event of the season at the Pickwick Slam. It’s going to be a fun year and we can’t wait to see what’s in store for us.”
The Pickwick Slam presented by Evolution Fishing will be contested on Pickwick Lake in Florence, AL on April 22-23, 2023. This traditional two-day, no entry fee, limit five bass event will pay out over $20,000 in prizes and contingencies, as well as awarding double points to count toward Bass Pro Shops School of the Year. Each of the teams that finish in the top 10 overall in the tournament will earn automatic qualification to the 2023 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops on Lake Hartwell.
“The ACA looks forward to partnering with Evolution Fishing for the upcoming season,” said Kyle Curry, ACA CEO. “From the Pickwick Slam presented by Evolution Fishing to a variety of programs and promotions throughout the upcoming season, I think college anglers will be excited to see what Evolution Fishing has in store for them this year.”
For more information on Evolution Fishing’s partnership with The Association of Collegiate Bass Anglers or for more information on the Pickwick Slam, visit www.CollegiateBassChampionship.com
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About the Association of Collegiate Fishermen
The Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) is a division of CarecoTV that was created to facilitate growth, development and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing, with an emphasis on nationally competitive events. The ACA created the original BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Series 18 seasons ago. That one event has become the Bass Pro Shops College Bass Fishing Series, which is now recognized as the longest running consecutive College Bass Fishing Series in existence.
The ACA owns the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, Bass Pro Shops School of Year Presented by the Abu Garcia Program, and associated assets. ACA’s lineup of major college angling events includes a variety of tournaments across the country that are multi-day tournaments, all of which are televised on various networks, as well as broadcast on a variety of connected platforms. The ACA also supports numerous schools that host regional events across the country, helping to increase exposure and awareness of college angling.
Thanks in part to the wide diversity of media exposure provided by the ACA, the series has the most televised and broadcast coverage of any college fishing series. This includes a dedicated television series on numerous television networks and streaming platforms, as well as additional coverage of select events within other programs. This mix includes coverage from the Discovery Channel, CBS Sports, the Pursuit Channel, as well as other regional and national networks. You can also find anytime online coverage of past events thanks to coverage on OutdoorActionTV.com and PursuitUp.com