They may still be young, but competitors in the 2012 Bassmaster Junior World Championship have been looking forward to this opportunity for years.
Anglers take to the water on Day One of the Fed Championship.
The 2012 Cabela's Bassmaster Fed Nation Championship begins.
On Oct. 27, competitors ages 11 to 18 will show off their fishing skills on the final day of the 2012 Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship.
This week anglers from all over the world will gather in Decatur at Wheeler Lake to compete in the 2012 Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship.
Bass could be biting topwaters, plastics and crankbaits in next week's championship.
Wheeler Lake at Decatur, Ala., has been named as the site of the 2012 Cabela’s B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship, Oct. 25-27.
University of Illinois students Justin Kaszuba and Luke Stoner won bragging rights in the Illinois College B.A.S.S. Bash, which was held in conjunction with the second annual Toyota Trucks All-Star Week in Decatur.
During an educational and action-packed day, 130 young men and women got an up close and personal look at the world of professional bass fishing.