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Battle over a river heats up

Nov 5, 2008

Despite drought, opposition and even U.S. Supreme Court intervention, some North Carolina officials remain intent on taking water away from the Catawba River system to allow continued growth in Kannapolis and Concord, cities outside the basin.

Water fast becoming scarce way out West

Nov 5, 2008

As drought moderated a bit in portions of the southeastern U.S. this spring, it intensified in the West. By early June, all of California and Nevada were experiencing abnormally dry weather with substantial areas suffering moderate to severe drought.

Float tuber in championship

Nov 5, 2008

Tournament fishing is often perceived as a run-and-gun sport of fast, flashy boats, but one B.A.S.S. Federation Nation angler is proving that it doesn't take big money to be successful.

BASS Times: Tommy's memory will help others

Nov 5, 2008

Tim Morrison had it all. He was living the American dream with his wife, Carmelina, two young children and plenty of friends. Tim, the treasurer of the New York B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation, an attorney with a prestigious law firm, and an excellent bass angler, learned the pain of losing a loved one when his three-month-old son died, Jan. 20, 2006.

Sayles leads the Golden State

Nov 5, 2008

Being a Federation Nation state president can be a thankless job. Presidents often spend many hours, on a volunteer basis, building programs, organizing tournaments and planning meetings. They consider their service a labor of love.

BASS Times: Anglers unite to help youngster

Nov 5, 2008

Touring pros, regional tournament competitors and bass club anglers gathered at Chesapeake Bay, Aug. 16, to help a young man struggling to regain his health.

Fishing, winning with young anglers

Nov 5, 2008

Drop shot rigs and two Elite Series pros gave two young anglers the best fishing experience of their lives in August at New York's Onondaga Lake.

Prime targets for fall spinnerbaits

Nov 5, 2008

Fall bass fishing can be tough at times. With the fish caught in transition between late summer locations and their eventual winter haunts, where do you start fishing and what do you throw?

Tapping Smallmouth in the abyss

Nov 5, 2008

In his never-ending pursuit of trophy smallmouth, Chris Johnson often works the abyss.

Day One of Federation Nation Championship cancelled

Nov 5, 2008

BASS announced the cancellation of the first day of competition for the 2008 BASS Federation Nation Championship on Milford Lake in the best interest of all concerned, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 5, because of unsafe weather conditions.