South Dakota angler Monty Fralick took an unexpected swim en route to winning his first B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional.
Finding an “active pod” of smallmouth bass boosted the father of an Elite pro from 42nd to the top at Nation divisional.
Like other professional sports, competitive fishing has its share of fans. Even if ours isn't considered a "spectator sport," there are those who watch from the sidelines, cheering on their favorite pros.
Wisconsin angler faced some firsts, ended Day One in first.
Cliff Crochet has said he will ban taxes if he gets voted into Toyota All-Star Week. Doubtful. But several pros are offering donations to charity and gifts for fans if they win the vote.
A returning Junior champion knows it's going to take hard work to repeat.
Bass fishing has improved on Francis Case Lake in recent years, but the Northern Divisional competitors might be in for a tough time this week on this massive reservoir.
Ray W. Scott turns 80 years old Saturday, Aug. 24. In observing this milestone, I think it’s appropriate to celebrate the evolution of the sport of bass fishing and Scott’s impact on it. Born Aug. 23, 1933, in Montgomery, Ala., Scott was just 33 years old when he got the wild idea to hold a big-time, high-stakes bass fishing tournament on Beaver Lake, Arkansas. He was 34 when he began organizing the bass fishermen of America into a cohesive, powerful force for the good of the sport. He called his group B.A.S.S., the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.
Sports are full of "magic" numbers. This week in bass fishing, that number is about 445.
B.A.S.S. and Rigid Industries have signed a multiyear agreement for Rigid to be an Official Supporting Sponsor of multiple Bassmaster circuits.