The Freshwater Land Trust teamed up with B.A.S.S. employees Wednesday for a volunteer workday at Tapawingo Springs Preserve to restore critical habitat for the endangered vermilion darter and watercress darter.
These bass — ranging in size from 4 pounds to more than 11 — were the biggest bass caught at each tournament this season, including College, Opens and Elite Series. They all won Carhartt Big Bass honors.
See how the top anglers did as cool weather moved south for the last day of competition!
The Top 12 compete on Smith Lake in conditions that are much cooler than yesterday.
The Top 12 head out for the final day of the last Open of the season.
See what the anglers reeled in on Day Two at Smith Lake
See some of the Smith Lake bass that crossed the stage at the Southern Open!
The best amateur anglers are getting ready for the championship on Alabama's Wheeler Lake.
These 12 teenagers are the only ones from across the globe to qualify to compete at the 2012 Bassmaster JWC, Oct. 27, on Alabama's Lake Wilson.