West Virginia native brings a big bag to the scales on Day One.
More fish are released in healthy condition thanks to West Virginia's trailer updates.
Jerod Harman took a grant writing course to help secure more grants for West Virginia.
The B.A.S.S. Federation Nation of West Virginia teaches youth fishing skills.
Nine members of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation of West Virginia constructed 60 spider blocks and installed them in Burnsville Lake.
Club members in West Virginia braved freezing weather to plant spider blocks in Summersville Lake to create bass habitat.
Jerod Harman, conservation director for the West Virginia B.A.S.S. Federation Nation, makes sure that anglers' voices are heard when the state is making decisions concerning fisheries access, habitat and water planning.
Beginning July 25, anglers from 55 colleges and universities will take to the water for the 2012 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Little Rock, Ark.
College bass fishing is in full swing over the next few months.
St. Cloud State University and West Virginia University lead on Day One from the Midwest Super Regional in La Crosse, Wis.