More on Bill Dance

Bill Dance recounts Classic near miss

Feb 13, 2015

In 14 seasons on the Bassmaster circuit (1967-80), during a time when there weren’t nearly as many tournaments as there are today, Dance had seven first-place finishes, 40 Top 10s and three Angler of the Year titles.

Flashback: Ray Scott's first tournament

Dec 17, 2014

This is the first Ray Scott tournament, which he held right before he founded B.A.S.S.

One-hit wonders

Sep 20, 2014

For one brief, shining season, these guys were among the best in the business.

What does an AOY look like?

Sep 16, 2014

If you look at AOY by the numbers, 20 anglers have won it — 10 of them more than once.

Faces of ICAST

Jul 22, 2014

ICAST is the annual gathering of everyone who's anyone in the fishing industry. Surely, a lot of work is done at this show. But there's also a lot of goofing off, selfie-taking and posing going on. And no matter how many years you've been working in fishing, it's still cool to get your photo taken with legends like Bill Dance and Jimmy Houston.

Cast From the Past: 1977 B.A.S.S. Champs

Jun 10, 2014

Almost since the beginning, B.A.S.S. has worked to shake things up with different tournament formats.

4 favorite summertime lures

Jun 9, 2014

Fishing legend Bill Dance on his four favorite lures for fun summer fishing.

Keith Combs, the once and future King of Texas

May 12, 2014

With his start-to-finish win at this past weekend’s Toyota Texas Bass Classic — bringing his total of TTBC trophies to three — Keith Combs may have established himself as the greatest tour level pro in Texas…ever.

Mark Davis: Chasing history

May 7, 2014

You have to go back a ways to find a run like this. Here's a look back at some of the great streaks in B.A.S.S. tournament history.

Path to the Elites: Brandon Lester

Apr 25, 2014

Patience and taking things one step at a time have been keys to success for this young Tennessee pro.

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