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Ed Cannon raised the bar, left behind a legacy

Mar 4, 2008

Ed Cannon surveyed the meeting room filled with his peers and was suddenly overcome with trepidation over the scene before him. Cannon, about to retire after 22 years as president of the North Carolina BASS Chapter Federation, was not feeling melancholy about disconnecting from his close network of friends at his final CITGO Bassmaster Classic presented by Busch Beer.

Environmental groups threaten sportfishing

Mar 4, 2008

Editor's note: In an effort to alert anglers to the danger that their freedom to fish will be taken from them, BASSMASTER and several other magazines have agreed to run the following column by Mike Nussman.

Environmental groups threaten to ban fishing

Mar 4, 2008

Editor's note: In an effort to alert anglers to the danger that their freedom to fish will be taken from them, BASSMASTER and several other magazines have agreed to run the following column by Mike Nussman, president and CEO of the American Sportfishing Association (ASA).

Eye surgery clears the way for Cook

Mar 4, 2008

Having decided to undergo laser vision correction surgery, read how Ken Cook has improved vision and can better see fish in the water.

Fast baits

Mar 4, 2008

Nobody likes to fish slow, here are some tips from the pros on how to speed fish with fast baits for slow fish.

Fate of famed Florida lakes uncertain

Mar 4, 2008

Two of Florida's most famous big bass lakes are facing an uncertain future.

Federation angler breaks smallmouth record

Mar 4, 2008

Salina Bassmaster, Jason Heis, has a knack for catching big bass and smallmouth.

Federation anglers land big prizes in Berkley program

Mar 4, 2008

State federation members on lakes and rivers coast-to-coast and beyond are cashing in big time on the Berkley Trilene, FireLine and Power Bait Big Bass Program.

Federation Youth - Four more years, then and now

Mar 4, 2008

This election year, just as those before it, I found myself reflecting on the last four years. That's not uncommon. I believe most of us found ourselves in the same boat. Another four years and "still" chasing that elusive 12-pound bass and, oh, yeah, another presidential race.

Fine-tuning finesse tactics

Mar 4, 2008

Topwater wizard Zell Rowland gives us tips on finesse topwater fishing.