Take a look at the 2011 Bassmaster Federation Nation sponsors.
Texas' Bryan Schmidt wins Federation Nation Championship
Angler Hometown No./lbs-oz Total $$$ 1. Gene Lowrey Dalhart, Texas (TX) 5 15-05 2. Jamie Laiche Gonzales, La. (LA) 5 15-00 3. Zachary King Clarksville, Ark. (AR) 5 14-05 4. Dale Hightower Sand Springs, Okla. (OK) 5 14-00 5. Greg Cooper Monroe City, Mo. (MO) 5 12-15 6. Keith Hendrix Monroe City, Mo. (MO) 5 12-09 7. Travis Tunnell Benton, Kan. (KS) 5 12-07
Day Three Southern Divisional Results
Salem, Oregon; Alan Olsen (R-Canby), an avid fisherman and past president of the Oregon B.A.S.S. Federation, has been elected to the Oregon State Senate to represent Senate District 20. He will immediately be putting his natural resources and sports fisherman expertise to use on the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee, where he has been appointed as Vice Chair.
There's nothing bigger in the bass fishing world than the Classic, and maybe I can make it even more interesting.
I use to participate in teaching events lots back in the '70s and '80s and as I looked at the crowd in Shreveport, I realized it was the same group of people that I talked to 30 and 40 years ago.
Ralph Steve DeBord maintained his spot atop the leaderboard after Day Three of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championship, but things are a whole lot tighter with one day left to fish.
B.A.S.S. pro, Brandon Palaniuk, wins the 2010 Federation Nation Championship. It was this win that earned Palaniuk an invitation to compete in the Elite Series.