In March 2001, during a local tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Kelly Jones Jr. and his partner spotted a 12-pound largemouth on a bed tucked underneath some of Rayburn's famous flooded buckbrush. They already had 19 pounds in the livewell and this one would have easily locked up a win, but try as he might, every presentation Jones made to the bass snagged in the brush and the fish was never caught.
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.
George Cooper of Maine is the leader after Day Two of the BASS Federation Nation Eastern Divisional in Connecticut.
After Day One Weigh-In, Greg Tesch takes a slim lead in the BASS Federation Nation Eastern Divisional.
This photo gallery features images from day one of the 2010 Federation Eastern Divisional.
While covering a Federation Tournament, Don Barone reconnects with his Canadian roots.
First time state champs at the Junior Bassmaster competition on Lake Winnipesaukee earned berths to the World Championship in Kansas.
If you can figure out what the fish like, and you can't buy it, you might just have to develop it yourself.