Images of the Day Two weigh-in from the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
Matt McCoy is walking in his uncle's footsteps. Both qualified for the Classic through the Indiana B.A.S.S. Federation Nation in separate years.
The B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and the Bassmaster Classic go back a long way, almost as far back as the first Classic.
B.A.S.S. Federation Nation competitors must work their way up through multiple qualifiers to compete in the championship. The ones who are going to the Classic are the best of the best.
With six B.A.S.S. Federation Nation qualifiers determined last Saturday, there’s only one seat left on the bus to the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
After the championship was over, the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation family gathered together to recognize the success of individuals and chapters.
Jamie Horton and five other Federation Nation anglers celebrate their Bassmaster Classic berths.
Divisional standings after Day One of the 2011 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship on the Ouachita River out of Monroe, La.
The world's best amateur anglers will compete for six spots in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic. Which ones will make it?
The 54 anglers will compete in the Federation Nation Championship are from 47 states and six international locations.