A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.
There's nothing bigger in the bass fishing world than the Classic, and maybe I can make it even more interesting.
I use to participate in teaching events lots back in the '70s and '80s and as I looked at the crowd in Shreveport, I realized it was the same group of people that I talked to 30 and 40 years ago.
B.A.S.S., in conjunction with Toyota, announces exciting changes in the format of the 2011 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year program and the popular postseason event of the Elite Series.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- What do you get when you take the greatest angler of all time, put 20 Elite Series pros in a field of 193 boats and put them all on a lake that's in a prespawn funk? The first Bass Pro Shops Southern Open of 2011 on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.
This episode covers the changes to the 2011 Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year program.
Special Bassmaster tournament announcement; Classic KVD; Ashley sings, The promise of this week's Toho Open and, The newest sponsor deals
I've met with quite a few excited sponsors and their interest and support has been very uplifting. Everyone wants to come together and make a good thing better. Now it's my job to see that those fires keep burning.
Deb Johnson blog: B.A.S.S. Reporter's Notebook. Don Barone makes a comeback, Ashmore gets a new wrap, and Rook signs with Jewel.
Noreen Clough, a highly respected and experienced leader in conservation and natural resource organizations, has been named B.A.S.S. conservation director, the organization announced today.