The City of Tavares, Fla., will be the official host of the next two BASS Federation Nation Championships presented by Yamaha Outboards and Skeeter Boats, the biggest tournaments of the year within the grass roots competition format enjoyed by BASS Federation Nation members.
Reynolds' Garage & Marine Inc. was established in 1859 as a builder of horse-drawn carriages. In the 1930s, the Reynolds family built a marina, opened a storage yard and started working on wooden boats.
It's her work as a florist that has flowered into an initiative to incorporate women into a historically male-dominated sport.
Adams took over as the vice president for the Pennsylvania B.A.S.S. Federation Nation. Before that, he served as a district chairman twice. "It's just something I like to do," said Adams.
Payne's relationship with the Federation Nation has been filled with plenty of camaraderie and sales opportunities.
An engineer by trade, Kane has been fishing his whole life and started competing in tournaments about 16 years ago. He joined the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation in 1991 and has made the Connecticut state team a couple times.
Dan Brovarney is a long time supporter of the Wisconsin Federation Nation, and he puts his money where his mouth is.
Gary Morrison is always looking for different things for his club to do throughout the year.
Bob Malloy never made his state team or won a major tournament.