Here are the most noteworthy moments of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation in 2011.
Peter Perovich is one of only 25 appointees to the Minnesota DNR Fisheries and Wildlife Oversight Committees.
Petal Bass Club members worked together to collect 550 pounds of food for the less fortunate in their community.
Quality Bass Club event coordinator Cal Bienhoff said, "Anything we can do for these service members, we should do."
The country has more than 70 bass clubs, and now Spain officials will work on bringing them into the newly formed Nation.
Dustin Bozeman and Luke Farmer take the win and are headed to the 2012 Southern Divisional.
After the championship was over, the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation family gathered together to recognize the success of individuals and chapters.
Jamie Horton and five other Federation Nation anglers celebrate their Bassmaster Classic berths.
The 36 pounds Jamie Horton caught in the Federation Nation Championship is nothing compared to the 82 pounds he lost in the past year.
Watch the final weigh-in of the 2011 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship.