More on Jerry McKinnis

A life-changing event

Feb 9, 2011

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.

Countdown to Classic

Feb 7, 2011

There's nothing bigger in the bass fishing world than the Classic, and maybe I can make it even more interesting.

Schooled on bass

Jan 24, 2011

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.

Toyota Trucks All-Star Week

Jan 20, 2011

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.

Opens: Tougher than ever

Jan 20, 2011

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.

2011 Angler of the Year announcement

Jan 19, 2011

This episode covers the changes to the 2011 Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year program.

B.A.S.S. Reporter's Notebook

Jan 18, 2011

Special Bassmaster tournament announcement; Classic KVD; Ashley sings, The promise of this week's Toho Open and, The newest sponsor deals

Growing the sport

Jan 18, 2011

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.

B.A.S.S. Reporter's Notebook

Jan 13, 2011

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.

Clough returns as B.A.S.S. conservation director

Jan 12, 2011

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.