Five years ago this date then U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Larry Draughn was on routine foot patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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.
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.
An angler misses the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open for all the right reasons.
No one wanted a three-day tournament; postponement hurts Clunn most, but he has no quarrel with it, nor does anyone else.
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.
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.
One club, the Fayetteville Bassmasters of North Carolina, has six of its members -- soon to be seven -- serving together in Afghanistan.
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.
Part II of 9/11/01 brings Dr. Mac back from saving lives in Afghanistan to finding solace in his favorite fishing locale.