At the start of competition in the 41st Bassmaster Classic, 50 men are gunning for the win. Only one will wear the championship ring, of course, but all 50 have their eyes on the prize.
While B.A.S.S. is a tournament and membership organization, it has evolved into a powerful multimedia brand. B.A.S.S. publishes a number of magazines for anglers, including the number one "how-to" publication on bass fishing — Bassmaster Magazine. B.A.S.S. also publishes B.A.S.S. Times.
In March 2001, during a local tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Kelly Jones Jr. and his partner spotted a 12-pound largemouth on a bed tucked underneath some of Rayburn's famous flooded buckbrush. They already had 19 pounds in the livewell and this one would have easily locked up a win, but try as he might, every presentation Jones made to the bass snagged in the brush and the fish was never caught.
Auburn Hills, Mich. The Ram Truck Brand today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said.
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The history of B.A.S.S., Ray Scott, catch-and-release and B.A.S.S. Publications
The 2011 Bassmaster Classic will showcase the world's best bass anglers, and draw attention to the revitalize the "Vanishing Paradise."
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Riding along the Alabama River Friday, chasing competitors in the Toyota Trucks Championship Week and filing reports on the practice fishing for www.bassmaster.com, I was overwhelmed with memories of past days and events on this river.
Lee Sisson's 40 years in bass fishing and the tackle business.