Topics: Birmingham

2012 Opens registration dates set

Nov 5, 2011

Registration for anglers wishing to compete in the 2012 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens will take place during the month of November.

B.A.S.S. and Recycled Fish form partnership

Nov 3, 2011

If there’s one thing that bass anglers love, it’s catching a big bass. Catching more and bigger fish requires healthy waters, and a new relationship between B.A.S.S. and Recycled Fish will help accomplish that.

Fine levied at Northern Open

Sep 1, 2011

Nate Wellman, winner of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open last week, has been penalized for rules violations during the tournament.

Bruce Akin new CEO of B.A.S.S.

Aug 10, 2011

Veteran publishing industry executive Bruce Akin of Birmingham, Ala., has been named chief executive officer of B.A.S.S. LLC.

12 lucky fans are All-Star finalists

Jul 19, 2011

One dozen Bassmaster fans are now virtually paired with the 12 pros in the Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.

Sexton joins B.A.S.S.

Jul 13, 2011

Jim Sexton has been named Chief Digital Officer of B.A.S.S. LLC.

Logan named Distinguished American Sportsman

May 23, 2011

Don Logan, an owner of B.A.S.S., was named the Distinguished American Sportsman for 2011 by the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

Touched by tornadoes

May 5, 2011

On the eve of the Pride of Georgia, Elite pros urge all anglers to give what they can to help tornado and storm victims in the South

It's a hairy winter

Feb 9, 2011

My wife hates facial hair, but there's a good reason I haven't shaved in several days. First, she's had the bronchial flu crud for the past three weeks. Second, I shunned the razor in support of densely bearded defensive end Brett Keisel and his Steeler teammates as they continued to score wins en route to the Super Bowl.

Show up for the big show

Feb 4, 2011

I attended my first Classic in 2002, the year Jay Yelas won the event on Lay Lake by swimming a jig around shallow shoreline cover. Because it was a new experience for me, a newspaper journalist covering it for my paper's sports section, everything seemed significant. I loved seeing the anglers enter the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex arena as their favorite song blared over the loudspeakers.

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