Federation Nation members and a local Junior Bassmaster club taught more than 200 children about fishing May 31 and June 1 in a program aimed at introducing youngsters to the sport.
In this article, you can read how Ohio's Brad Wall had difficulty getting the bigger fish to bite on the last day of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Northern Divisional .
Read how on first day of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Northern Divisional on Lake Winnebago when the fish finally did start to bite for Brad Wall, he finished out his limit in 45 minutes.
Brad Wall is quick to catch his quota on Day One and just fished for fun until Weigh-in.
Louisiana angler Jamie Laiche won his second straight BASS Federation Nation Central Divisional title at Lewis & Clark Reservoir and now he has his sights set on consecutive trips to the Bassmaster Classic.
Don Corkran, B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Director, said, "I feel that this organization is stronger and more vibrant than ever."
While returning home from long stints on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail, Preston Clark still stops and chats with Federation Nation buddies whenever he sees them on the road.
The Louisiana angler had to make some adjustments, especially after today's takeoff was delayed for two hours as a severe thunderstorm passed over the lake.
On his run up the river in the morning he noticed a boat stuck in the shallows, so he pulled over to help. "It delayed 30 minutes off our time but it was my nephew (Tim Carmouche) so I had to stop and push him off," said Bourque.
Angler Hometown No./lbs-oz 1. Nathan Bourque Humble, Texas (LA) 5 12-01 2. Bryan Schmidt Olney, Texas (TX) 5 11-14 3. Jamie Laiche Gonzales, La. (LA) 5 11-10 4. Robbie Latuso Gonzales, La. (LA) 5 11-09