When Riley Laymon, 17, was killed in an automobile accident, his friends and family banded together to carry out his wishes for a bass fishing program.
For the past two years, Randy Howell has conducted speaking engagements for various high school fishing teams around the Birmingham area.
J.T. Rawski, left, and Ben Stone, right, won the 2012 South Carolina B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Junior State Championship. Bassmaster Elite Series pro Davy Hite served as the emcee.
Justin Hettinga and Skylar Hammond won the two-day 2012 New Mexico B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Junior State Championship this fall on Elephant Butte Reservoir.
This is where it all starts: a young angler discovers the joy of hooking a bass. This gallery is full of 50 children who have found the excitement, all contributed by B.A.S.S. Facebook fans.
Bassmaster Elite Series pros mentor high school bass anglers who dream of fishing in college and professionally through the "High School Elite Experience" program.
Members of the Henry County Junior Anglers hit a roadblock, but they were finally able to add spider blocks to Smith Mountain Lake.
On October 31, 2012, the Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau announced plans for the premier of the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Championship. The event will be held on Pickwick Lake on May 18, 2013. The tournament will be televised and will be a no-entry-fee event with the winning teams being awarded scholarship monies.
Competitors and their family and friends attended the final event of the 2012 Cabela's Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship, the banquet. The Top 10 anglers were given awards, as were the JWC contenders.
Catch the young champions as the JWC comes to a close!