More on John Neporadny Jr.

Thacker’s good deeds exemplify Nation’s spirit

Nov 21, 2013

Like a good neighbor, a B.A.S.S. Nation member is there to help a fellow angler in trouble.

Diner treats club’s championship contenders

Nov 19, 2013

Breakfast was on the house for the Archdale Bass Club members before their club classic, Nov. 2, at Baden Lake.

Anglers, sponsors step up for soldiers

Oct 25, 2013

Opens pro Brent Homan organized the Operation Kick Some Bass Tournament, which put nearly 50 military veterans on the water for a day.

Anglers give more than anyone else in club member's benefit swim

Oct 24, 2013

Wil Wegman's comrades in the Aurora Bassmasters were big financial backers in Wegman's swim for charity.

17 pounds a day possible on Dardanelle

Oct 24, 2013

The B.A.S.S. Nation’s best anglers will face a difficult test trying to pinpoint transitioning bass at Lake Dardanelle during the 2013 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship, Oct. 24-26.

Illinois club hosts kids derby

Oct 23, 2013

More than two dozen kids got a day on the water, thanks to the annual derby hosted by the Central Illinois Bassmasters.

Ohio helping ailing member

Oct 23, 2013

When Ohio's tournament director, Enoch Russell, had two strokes, members of his chapter jumped in to help with his medical expenses.

Tharp goes wire-to-wire

Oct 19, 2013

Touring pro Randall Tharp was the epitome of consistency at Ross Barnett Reservoir during the Bass Pro Shops Central Open.

Tharp keeps on track for triple crown

Oct 18, 2013

Randall Tharp moved one step closer to achieving his goals for the Bass Pro Shops Central Open at Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Tharp thumps ‘em at Ross Barnett

Oct 17, 2013

Day One leader broke down in the right place at the right time.