Geographic region covered: Mid-Atlantic region
Here is an event break down of the Zippo BASSfest at Kentucky Lake presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps.
B.A.S.S. announced today, along with a large coalition of angler groups, the official launch of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC), a new intuitive online advocacy system that allows fishing enthusiasts to write, call or tweet their legislators through prewritten engagements online.
Mission Statement: To provide 100 percent payout of all tournament entry fees creating the largest paybacks possible to our fishermen. No bull, no cut, just fishing! Our focus will be to provide our anglers best-in-class tournaments while presenting teams of anglers the greatest opportunities that the bass fishing world can offer. We aspire to be the greatest conservationists and work with our state and local agencies to protect and promote the Upstate and Finger Lakes Region of New York as a resource for generations to come.
Jerry McKinnis has spun his yarns into a book, stitching together stories of his life into an autobiography, Bass Fishing, Brown Dogs & Curveballs.
What is it? Huk (pronounced “hook”) Performance Fishing Gear’s newest line of technical angler clothing, the Kevin VanDam Signature Apparel Line — offered exclusively at Bass Pro Shops.
There are three basic styles of grubs — curly-tail, boot-tail and straight-tail.
Fishing fans and their families can join in all the fun for the five days. All B.A.S.S. events are free. Following are 25 things to see and do at BASSfest in Paris.
What is it? Hoven’s Monix, a pair of shades you’ll have to try really hard to lose. What does it do? They’re polarized shades that keep your eyes from tiring from the sun. Plus, the built-in retainer has a strip of foam across it that floats them if they go overboard. How do I use it? If you need an explanation about how to use sunglasses, you likely have bigger concerns than wearing sunglasses. Stick ’em on your face and enjoy!
As his hopes of becoming a major league baseball pitcher began to fade, Jerry McKinnis gave himself over to another passion: fishing. Baseball’s loss was fishing’s gain as McKinnis progressed from local television fishing show host to cable television pioneer to bass fishing icon.