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2008 BASS Federation Nation Eastern Divisional

Sep 24, 2008

By winning this final divisional of the year and leading his team, Desimone and seven other anglers who finished atop their state or provincial teams advance to the BASS Federation Nation Championship, the world championship for amateur bass fishing.

2008 Eastern Divisional - Day 1

Sep 18, 2008

BASS Federation: 2008 Eastern Divisional - Day 1

2008 Eastern Divisional - Day 2

Sep 18, 2008

BASS Federation: 2008 Eastern Divisional - Day 2

Western sates joined by brothers

Aug 27, 2008

Brotherly love has crossed the boundaries of two Western states via the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation.

Cook's career catapult

Aug 27, 2008

Barely missing a trip to the Classic in 1980 convinced Cook to pursue going pro

BASS Federation: 2008 Central Divisional - Day 3

Jun 27, 2008

Louisiana angler Jamie Laiche won his second straight BASS Federation Nation Central Divisional title at Lewis & Clark Reservoir and now he has his sights set on consecutive trips to the Bassmaster Classic.

Virginia youths win second invitational

Jun 27, 2008

"What we wanted to do was have a tournament in which kids on prospective state teams would be invited to come and fish."

Preston Clark keeps close ties

Jun 27, 2008

While returning home from long stints on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail, Preston Clark still stops and chats with Federation Nation buddies whenever he sees them on the road.

2008 BASS Federation Central Divisional: Day Two

Jun 26, 2008

The Louisiana angler had to make some adjustments, especially after today's takeoff was delayed for two hours as a severe thunderstorm passed over the lake.

2008 BASS Federation Central Divisional: Day One

Jun 25, 2008

On his run up the river in the morning he noticed a boat stuck in the shallows, so he pulled over to help. "It delayed 30 minutes off our time but it was my nephew (Tim Carmouche) so I had to stop and push him off," said Bourque.