The B.A.S.S. headquarters office that Dave Precht walked into for the first time, 36 years ago this week, was filled with smoke, typewriters and secretaries in high heels.
The results have been tabulated after several months of research and the 2015 rankings for the 100 Best Bass Lakes in America have been revealed.
Bryan Kerchal had potential. He had already accomplished the unbelievable. People wanted to see if he was the real deal, if his skills would hold up against the competition — or if he was a fluke.
Bryan Kerchal fished as often as he could. His job at The Ground Round allowed him to fish all day and work at night.
In complete blackness, a bass boat carrying only the spirit of a man was pulled through an arena, while thousands of people sat silent in the stands.
The top bass fishery in the nation according to Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes list will get a chance to prove just why it earned that top spot as the 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship will head to Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, for the first time in Elite Series history Sept. 17-20.
The Bassmaster Bass Trek Challenge, presented by Old Milwaukee, was both a bass tournament and a celebration of the sport.
In 2015, B.A.S.S. celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Bassmaster Elite Series with a schedule that commemorates some of the greatest events in bass fishing history.
Compiling Bassmaster Magazine’s 100 Best Bass Lakes is a massive undertaking. The 2014 list is the third in this series, and the process of picking and ranking the lakes has become more involved each year.
Lake Guntersville has been recognized as one of the nation's greatest bass fishing spots for more than 40 years, and recent Bassmaster polls have consistently ranked it consistently as one of the top in the country.