Tim Cook, the Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Nation conservation director since 2003, wanted a way to share and inspire other conservation-minded anglers.
Petal Bass Club members worked together to collect 550 pounds of food for the less fortunate in their community.
A Kentucky club holds a benefit tournament in September that provides food, toys and clothes for the needy at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Two out of three outboards run on 15 percent ethanol failed to complete the run and showed severe internal damage.
The angler in the hot seat was changing constantly for both age groups because of all the fish they were catching, according to the state president, Frank Labanowski.
Quality Bass Club event coordinator Cal Bienhoff said, "Anything we can do for these service members, we should do."
The Illinois youngster thought his 7-9 was big — until he caught a 9-14 five hours later.
B.A.S.S. Federation Nation chapters can take people fishing who otherwise may never get the chance.
Chris Carnes and Carson Orellana won, fighting low temperatures and a drenching rain.
The country has more than 70 bass clubs, and now Spain officials will work on bringing them into the newly formed Nation.