These are the highlights, lowlights and spotlights of the year coming to a close. Before you fire up Auld Lang Syne, take a look at the biggest stories of 2011.
Record-holder Kurita claims he battled a 28-pound bass with one of these high-end beauties.
Feast your eyes on the top 11 best bass fishing images of 2011.
If your reels squawk and refuse to cast as far as they once did, they're overdue for a thorough cleaning.
In 2011 we saw some great innovations in lure design, as well as a few old favorites tear up the tournament trail. Here are the 11 news makers from 2011.
Jimmy Houston has been catching (and kissing) bass for almost all of his 67 years.
Here are the most noteworthy moments of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation in 2011.