Although some Federation Nation anglers strive to turn pro someday, others have succeeded at keeping a full-time job and qualifying multiple times for the championship.
The Federation Nation Eastern Divisional tournament was held in Danbury, Connecticut. For only the second time in Federation history a local angler took home the trophy.
Reporters highlights of the BASS Federation Nation Divisional, ShareLunker and the field for the 2010 Junior Bassmaster World Championship.
George Cooper of Maine is the leader after Day Two of the BASS Federation Nation Eastern Divisional in Connecticut.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Federation nation championship at the Harris Chain of Lakes in Florida.
By winning this final divisional of the year and leading his team, Desimone and seven other anglers who finished atop their state or provincial teams advance to the BASS Federation Nation Championship, the world championship for amateur bass fishing.
Photos submitted by anglers to the 2006 January Lunker Club.