Don Barone speaks to two men who faced adversity and fought through it to end up exactly where they wanted to be.
While everyone else was heading toward the popular flats of Noxon Reservoir at launch each day, Tim Johnston was going in the completely opposite direction, which proved to be key to his win at the 2014 B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional.
Some anglers in the 2014 B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional worked all day to eke out a limit on Montana’s Noxon Reservoir. But not Tim Johnston. He did it in an hour and a half.
Chris Felty's 'Plan B' brought smallmouth, largemouth, and the tournament lead.
Paul Mueller is not disappointed at all by his second-place finish in the Classic. He was honored to represent the Connecticut B.A.S.S. Nation so well.
Classic contenders bring their bass to the scales in Birmingham, Ala., for Day 1 of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic.
Coby Carden was the standout for the B.A.S.S. Nation on Day 1 of the Bassmaster Classic.
The six B.A.S.S. Nation anglers who are competing in the Classic are in Birmingham, amid the Classic frenzy.
Don Barone pens an open letter to Classic qualifier Tim Johnston, Mr. 150-to-1, as he prepares to fish the tournament of his dreams.
Once an angler qualifies for the Bassmaster Classic, one of the first big decisions he has to make is: What song will he walk out to on the biggest stage in bass fishing?