Greater Orange Chamber of Commerce

From the desk of Ida Schossow (July 2017)

Carl Svebek was the winner of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open on the Sabine River. The tournament took place June 15-17 at the Orange Boat Ramp. Svebek has been a professional angler for most of his life. Svebeck, who moved to Orange last year, had a three-day total weight of 36-12. He leapt into the air and pumped his fist repeatedly as the hometown crowd burst into celebration. Svebek told me he loved fishing with his father, and when he was 8 years old he told his dad he wanted to fish in the Bassmaster tournament. After winning, he said, “This is a dream come true.

From the desk of Ida Schossow (April 2017)

The Greater Orange Chamber of Commerce will host the Southeast Texas High School Fishing Association Fishing Tournament on Saturday, April 8, at the City of Orange Boat Ramp on Simmons Drive. The Southeast Texas Fishing Association mission is to promote the sport of high school fishing, enable youth to become better students, anglers, and people while exposing them to all the opportunities that competitive bass fishing offers, and provide scholarships for continuing education.