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Ejected from bass boat: kill switch saves them on VIDEO

Hunter Bland and Conner Young are members of the University of Florida Bass Fishing Team. Saturday January 14, 2017 Bland and Conner were fishing in the FLW bass tournament on Lake Seminole along Georgia’s border with Florida. It looks like the accident may have occurred shortly after blastoff as they are following a wake and […]

Bass Boat Operators Ejected list updated 24 Sept 2014

We updated the list of boat operators ejected from bass boats underway in open water today (24 September 2014). Most of the updates come from 2013 BARD (U.S. Coast Guard Boating Accident Report Database) data. Many of these accidents involve circling unmanned boats. Skeeter is shown as a representative bass boat. They have a long […]

Bass Boat Operators Ejected Overboard Underway in Open Water: A List

While bass boat operators have been being ejected /thrown out when underway in open water for decades, recent trends are contributing to the growing list of those ejected. Among these trends include: Availability & popularity of higher horsepower outboard motors Growth of the bass tournament industry Professional anglers wanting to get from one spot to […]