Necessity is the mother of invention, and necessity created the first B.A.S.S. seminar. Trying to appease an unhappy community he was holding a tournament in, Ray Scott decided to hold a free fishing seminar featuring pros from his circuit.
The youth are our future, and for the bass fishing world that means Junior World Champion Kyle Harrington.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series Champion's choice on Lake Oneida. It is the fourth day launch.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series Champion's Choice on Lake Oneida. It is day three behind the scenes.
>One hundred and six anglers played a big part in the success of my first All-American tournament at Beaver Lake in 1967 but especially one man, Don T. Butler. He would have a profound effect on the history of B.A.S.S. and my life.
Wayne Barksdale became a Charter Member of BASS in 1969, and is still a member to this day.
The Story of how one bass caught in 1969 changes a man's future.
Slightly unprepared for the cold and wind DB covers the Classic for the first time ever on the water. Exposed to the elements, Don is humbled by the dedication and determination of the Classic anglers.
America's 35 most important bass waters that have figured prominently in the evolution of angling.
Our early bass boats were square-ended johnboats weighing a little over 100 pounds. They were ideal for "sandpapering a shore" — the expression we used that meant saturating a shoreline with casts.