Topics: Family Relation

Aaron Martens’ father passes

Feb 20, 2015

Aaron Martens, the two-time Angler of the Year, is fishing with a heavy heart in the 2015 Bassmaster Classic. He learned last night his father Jerry Martens died at around 6:30 p.m. ET Thursday.

Walker rescue: An angel in a bass boat

Feb 20, 2015

Boater rescued by Walker believes mother sent him to his aide

B.A.S.S. takes a moment to look back with annual Night of Champions dinner

Feb 19, 2015

Before turning its full attention to this week's GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, B.A.S.S. took time to honor last year’s winners with the annual “Night of Champions” dinner Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency.

Former Kalamazoo resident wins ‘Fish With KVD’ Sweepstakes

Feb 13, 2015

Thanks to his wife Amy’s hobby, Ryan Gard of Floral City, Fla., has won the chance to fish with seven-time Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Kevin VanDam.

Bill Dance recounts Classic near miss

Feb 13, 2015

In 14 seasons on the Bassmaster circuit (1967-80), during a time when there weren’t nearly as many tournaments as there are today, Dance had seven first-place finishes, 40 Top 10s and three Angler of the Year titles.

Faircloth lands Gopher Industrial sponsorship

Feb 3, 2015

Gopher Industrial and Elite Series veteran professional angler Todd Faircloth have joined forces for 2015.

db: Lake Hartwell déjà vu

Jan 30, 2015

“Made sweet memories of friends from the past…” Dateline: My First Bassmaster Classic “The past is never dead, it is not even past.” William Faulkner I was a Carp, at an all Bass tournament. And the all Bass tournament was the 2008 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell.

Hibdons dealing with new reality

Jan 28, 2015

Editor's note: The following was excerpted from a story that appeared in The Kansas City Star earlier this month. The full story is available here. Guido Hibdon never thought he would see this day, when he would have to scrap for sponsors, when he wondered if there was going to be enough money to even compete on the pro bass circuit.

Home, hoops, hunting and Hartwell

Jan 22, 2015

Jason Christie talks about his preparations for Hartwell and his family life.

Appreciating Cotton

Jan 14, 2015

Cotton Cordell passed away and yet another one of the pillars of our sport is gone.

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