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Enders excelled in high school fishing, moving on to college

Jul 29, 2015

Garrett Enders is half of the winning team of the 2014 Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship. He will compete on Bethel University's fishing team beginning this fall.

Airman flying high in B.A.S.S. Nation

Jul 28, 2015

Davick Hansen’s early successes in bass tournaments has him dreaming about a new career when he retires from the U.S. Air Force.

Payette puts on 15th youth fishing clinic

Jul 24, 2015

The Payette River Bassmasters volunteered to help hundreds of youngsters learn more about the outdoors during the 15th annual Kids Conservation Clinic, June 13, at the Leroy Atwood ponds near the Payette River.

Hartley’s Hawgs win first state championship

Jul 16, 2015

Two members of a club named after Bassmaster Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley won the Ohio B.A.S.S. Nation High School/Youth Angler Championship, June 6-7, at Rocky Fork Lake.

Ashton receives memorial scholarship

Jul 9, 2015

The first scholarship in memory of Payette River Bassmasters member Aaron Grant was awarded during the American Northwest Outdoors/Aaron Grant Memorial Open, June 27, at Brownlee Reservoir.

'5-pound therapy' for ailing college angler

Jul 8, 2015

Texas State angler David Cosner has been battling Wegener’s Granulomatosis for more than eight years.

Reed Montgomery back to guiding after cancer bout

Jul 1, 2015

The world seemed to be crashing down on former Bassmaster competitor and longtime guide Reed Montgomery when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in November 2014.

Graves shines in bass fishing and varsity sports

Jul 1, 2015

James Graves III proves a high school athlete can excel in varsity sports and fish for a high school bass club at the same time.

Stearns shares his passion for bass fishing

Jun 24, 2015

Matthew Stearns, 16, is an advocate of bass fishing with kids of all ages.

Smith, White win Florida high school championship

Jun 23, 2015

The Strawberry Crest High team of Colten Smith and Rofet White won the high school division with a five-fish limit on Okeechobee weighing 34.42 pounds.