Topics: Ray Scott

Classic Countdown: 38

Jan 18, 2009

38 is the magic number for many of the anglers who have won the Bassmaster Classic, age-wise.

Classic III

Jan 16, 2009

The 1973 Bassmaster Classic was the first year that BASS Federation sent an angler to the Classic.

President Protects Angling

Sep 29, 2008

Specifically, the amendment states, "recreational fishing shall be managed as a sustainable activity in national wildlife refuges, national parks, national monuments, national marine sanctuaries, marine protected areas, or any other relevant conservation or management areas or activities under any federal authority, consistent with applicable law."

Legends & Lore - Catch & Release

Sep 15, 2008

Ray Scott was invited to host a trout fishing event and was amazed at how excited grown men got when they released one of the small fish alive. If these guys got excited about a puny trout, how would people react seeing an 8-pound bass released?

Legends & Lore - Roland Martin

Sep 15, 2008

Roland Martin almost never fished bass tournaments. Ray Scott managed to change his mind and in doing so he changed B.A.S.S. history forever.

Legends & Lore - The Bluebird Tour

Sep 15, 2008

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.

Junior World title

Aug 13, 2008

The youth are our future, and for the bass fishing world that means Junior World Champion Kyle Harrington.

2008 Champion's Choice Day Four Launch

Aug 10, 2008

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.

2008 Champion's Choice Day Three Behind The Scenes

Aug 9, 2008

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.

Don Butler Remembered

Jul 30, 2008

>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.

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