The opportunity to fish with Woo Daves while the Virginia pro practiced for a Bassmaster Classic left a lasting impression on a young Jacob Powroznik.
The Bassmaster Elite Series newcomer recalls getting into bass fishing and wanting to become a pro when he was 9 years old.
Mike Kernan admits he never really had aspirations of becoming a pro angler when he was young.
Bass anglers and businesses turned out for a high school fundraiser team tournament, March 8, at Smith Lake.
The Plano, Texas, angler recalls fishing his first tournament when he was about 12 years old in an independent bass club in west Texas.
The 40-year-old Elite Series rookie is unable to recall the first tournament he ever fished, but he does remember fishing jackpot tournaments close to home with his dad.
With two recent foreign expansions, the Southern and Mid-Atlantic divisions of the B.A.S.S. Nation each has an additional country on its roster.
Doug Thompson thought he might never make it to the Classic, after 10 years of trying. But in less than two weeks, he'll live his dream.
Candlewood Bassmasters club member Paul Mueller is looking forward to the opportunity to win the Classic.
Tim Johnston of Montana plans to swing for the fences at the Classic.