Steve Kanowski's 48-cm Australian bass qualifies for a world record for its length.
The first-ever Atomic B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Youth event was held at Lake Somerset in October.
Troy Danes won the first Australia championship and will be the first Australian ever to compete in the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
Dean Silvester of Queensland, Australia, won the third event of the Australia B.A.S.S. Nation’s inaugural season, in July.
Following the Australia B.A.S.S. Nation’s first official tournament earlier this spring, the inaugural Queensland B.A.S.S. Australia Nation event took place May 24-25 on Lake Boondooma near Proston.
The new international chapter held its inaugural B.A.S.S. Nation-sanctioned tournament on Lake St. Clair in New South Wales.
Despite lacking largemouth, smallmouth or spotted bass in its waters, Australia has become the newest international chapter to join the B.A.S.S. Nation.