With the help of B.A.S.S. founder Ray Scott; Fred Young and his hand carved crankbait called the Big O became an overnight success.
Veteran angler Shaw Grigsby talks river fishing and breakfast.
Even after 43 years, Ray Scott's founding principles are still relevant to the work of B.A.S.S. Conservation.
The "Mystery Lake" concept is an important part of B.A.S.S.' rich history. The first six Bassmaster Classics were held at mystery locations; Classic qualifiers had boarded a plane en route to the secret fishery before they ever found out where they'd be fishing.
June 28th marks the seventh stop on the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series trail and the first time in modern professional angling that a “mystery lake” is the playing field.
The first 10 pounder and a long-standing biggest bass in B.A.S.S. history are just two of the St. Johns' claims to fame.
The B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and the Bassmaster Classic go back a long way, almost as far back as the first Classic.
Bass that swallow soft plastic lures can get lodged in the fish's intestine, resulting in the bass' death from starvation. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation clubs are taking measures to reduce the number of discarded soft plastics.
What people are saying about Ray Murski
Whether it was guiding, his restaurant, his summer camp or his passion for his home waters, Jack Wingate was Lake Seminole to generations of anglers.