Members of the Prairie State Bassmasters surprised Nicholas Lindblad in the hospital on his 14th birthday and made him an honorary member of the club.
High school anglers will have the chance to fish the No. 1 bass lake in the nation during the 2016 Bassmaster High School tournament season.
The fundraising event gave local anglers and well-wishers an opportunity to fish with members of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks and Bassmaster pros in a one-day bass tournament.
The First Annual Bryan Bickell Charity Tournament will be even more special than the charities it serves, as it brings the two passions of one special young man together.
Fishing on a high school team has taught Nathan Doty about sportsmanship and having fun on the water.
Applying local knowledge in unfamiliar waters paid off for Wisconsin’s Gary Adkins, winner of the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional on Lake Vermilion.
Fog delays have B.A.S.S. Nation anglers wishing for more time on Day 1 of Northern Divisional.
For longtime B.A.S.S. member Doug Markwell of Greenup, Ill., getting the opportunity to fish with Bassmaster Elite Series pro Greg Hackney was only a dream. That dream became a reality when he was selected as the sole winner of the Fish with Greg Hackney Sweepstakes.
Brian Drake estimates he has served as an Elite Series marshal for more than 25 tournaments, racking up more than 100 days on the water.
Sean Cook and Tommy Zobel won the 2015 Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation High School Championship, June 14, on Lake Springfield.