More on Gene Gilliland

Will Classic bass survive?

Feb 18, 2014

Will bass survive after being caught on Lake Guntersville and hauled approximately 80 miles to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center for the Bassmaster Classic weigh-ins? Fishery expert says yes!

Six awards to be bestowed at Classic

Feb 17, 2014

No one knows who will win the Classic, but six winners have already been determined — in the realm of B.A.S.S. Conservation, that is.

Conservation leaders to meet at Classic

Feb 17, 2014

Conservation leaders from around the country will descend on Birmingham, Ala., for the 2014 Conservation Summit.

14 to watch in 2014

Jan 19, 2014

With so much going on in the world of bass fishing, it's tough to isolate a few people, places and things for us to focus on in 2014, but these 14 deserve your attention this year.

The key to catching more bass in fall

Nov 3, 2013

Anglers can take advantage of these shad pattern tips to locate actively feeding bass and quickly fill a limit.

Veteran conservation leader to head B.A.S.S. Conservation program

Aug 21, 2013

Gene Gilliland, a widely respected bass biologist and conservation advocate from Oklahoma, has been named B.A.S.S. National Conservation Director.

New OK largemouth record

Mar 19, 2013

Oklahoma’s new state record largemouth bass comes from a little lake that produced two records in a year, off a modified lure that is difficult to replicate and to an angler who wasn't really sure what he was doing.

100% survival rate for Classic bass

Feb 28, 2013

All 548 fish weighed in during the Bassmaster Classic lived to be caught again by Oklahoma angers, thanks to a continuing commitment to fish care and a willingness to make improvements in every facet of the process.

Twenty pounds a day?

Feb 21, 2013

Gene Gilliland, a fisheries biologist who has studied Grand Lake for 30 years, shares his perspective on what it takes to win there.

Staying true to B.A.S.S.'s principles

Jun 20, 2012

Even after 43 years, Ray Scott's founding principles are still relevant to the work of B.A.S.S. Conservation.