The B.A.S.S. headquarters office that Dave Precht walked into for the first time, 36 years ago this week, was filled with smoke, typewriters and secretaries in high heels.
With the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic quickly approaching, Randy Howell goes back and shares memories from his first Classic.
Gerald Blanchard, a participant in 19 Bassmaster events and winner of the second-ever B.A.S.S. tournament in 1967, passed away at his home in North Port, Fla. Formerly of Memphis, Tenn., Blanchard was 75.
The first "full" set of fishing cards came out in 1990 when "Big League Bass" put out 60 cards covering most of the big-name pros of the day.
In 2015, Koby Kreiger will compete on the Bassmaster Elite Series, but he'll guide for tarpon during his off time.
In complete blackness, a bass boat carrying only the spirit of a man was pulled through an arena, while thousands of people sat silent in the stands.
After attending a speaking event with Randy last night and hearing several people comment how much they have enjoyed reading my past blogs, I was reminded that it was past due for another one. You might wonder, why has Robin not written in a while? It is the off season for the fishing industry. I began thinking that most people probably think that now that the fishing tournament season is over until the Classic, that most of the fishing guys and their families are taking a breather and relaxing some. I don’t speak for everyone in this blog, but I have a feeling
What follows is the original breaking story published in the January 1995 issue of B.A.S.S. Times.
I just got back from the Tracker Dealer meeting at Big Cedar Lodge on Table Rock Lake and I don’t think I’ve ever come home more excited about a new boat than the one we’re coming out with next year.
db reflects on the passing of James "Pooley" Dawson, a longtime B.A.S.S. employee and friend.