The Junior Bassmasters will launch their boats on the Atchafalaya Basin on Friday in the Junior competition phase of the 2012 Cabela's B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Central Divisional.
Nik Autrey and Tyler Evans are the newest names on the 2012 Bassmaster Junior World Championship roster.
Junior Bassmaster contenders in two groups ages 11-14 and 15-18 face off.
Twenty young anglers will compete alongside the adults tomorrow on the Flaming Gorge.
Hunter and Shianne Scharphorn are Michigan's best flippers, pitchers and casters, based on their performance in the state's CastingKids competition.
Eli Kemmet and Clayton Robbins won the state championship, qualifying them for next month's divisional.
During the TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals Lake, Ark., a group of high school anglers participated in the inaugural B.A.S.S. High School Elite Experience designed to give future pros a taste of conducting and competing in tournaments.
Landon McKnight and Julian Sosa-Carver will be fishing in the Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Western Divisional Junior Bassmaster competition in May, thanks to their performance last fall.
Unless you see B.A.S.S. tournament angler Carson Orellana, you’d never guess he’s just 16 years old.
Lance Freeman hopes for a return trip to the Junior Bassmaster World Championship (JWC) to defend his title but he has to win the Cabela’s Federation Nation Junior Bassmaster Southern Divisional at Lake Okeechobee first.