This is not the story you want to read today. Not ever. A promising young man in the B.A.S.S. family died Friday, July 24. He was only 12.
The Bassmaster Junior Championship concluded on Day 2 on Carroll County Thousand Acre Lake.
Jacob Bruener fishes trophy bass lakes like Rayburn and Toledo Bend, known to routinely produce largemouth weighing in the double-digits. He never would have dreamed of catching his personal best on a small lake in west Tennessee.
See photos from continuing coverage of the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship and the first day of the Junior B.A.S.S. National Championship!
The Payette River Bassmasters volunteered to help hundreds of youngsters learn more about the outdoors during the 15th annual Kids Conservation Clinic, June 13, at the Leroy Atwood ponds near the Payette River.
The first scholarship in memory of Payette River Bassmasters member Aaron Grant was awarded during the American Northwest Outdoors/Aaron Grant Memorial Open, June 27, at Brownlee Reservoir.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Kenyon Hill spent time with 40 pre-schoolers and taught them about bass fishing.
Tyler Little, 16, caught an 8-pound, 6-ounce bass in North Carolina this month.
Rein Golub and Colton Stemples won the New York Junior Bassmaster State Championship, May 31, on Onondaga Lake.
Math teacher Matthew Schwolert relies on his fishing gear to teach his students algebra.