Topics: Afghanistan

Larry Draughn keeps standing

May 30, 2014

Five years ago this date then U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Larry Draughn was on routine foot patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Thank you, HM1 Shane Gilley

Mar 18, 2014

Rather than talk about my mediocre performance in the first two tournaments of the season, I think we should put a face to the men and women who make this sport, as well as our way of life, possible.

Facebook fan gallery: U.S. veterans

Nov 11, 2013

Bass fishing and patriotism go hand-in-hand. Fans of the sport paid special tribute for Veterans Day by submitting photos of loved ones who are or have been servicemen.

The Baksay connection

Aug 6, 2013

An angler misses the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open for all the right reasons.

Falcon finalists agree with decision

Mar 24, 2013

No one wanted a three-day tournament; postponement hurts Clunn most, but he has no quarrel with it, nor does anyone else.

All-Stars, military in Tournament for Heroes

Sep 19, 2012

Six of the world’s top bass anglers will join six of America’s heroes as fishing partners in the Hope For The Warriors tournament.

Wounded Warrior lives his dream

Jul 23, 2012

An explosion in Afghanistan could not keep Marine Corporal Larry Draughn down. He has found new life on the weigh-in stage of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens.

Bass club members in Afghanistan

Feb 20, 2012

One club, the Fayetteville Bassmasters of North Carolina, has six of its members -- soon to be seven -- serving together in Afghanistan.

Draughn inspires others with determination

Feb 7, 2012

Triumph over tragedy — that’s veteran Larry Draughn’s story. It’s one to be shared and celebrated when NBC Sports Network airs its “Ultimate Fishing Experience” featuring Draughn.

The Letter To My Wife I Would Not Send

Sep 9, 2011

Part II of 9/11/01 brings Dr. Mac back from saving lives in Afghanistan to finding solace in his favorite fishing locale.

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