NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. The fifth annual Under Armour College Bass National Championship kicks off Friday on the Arkansas River in North Little Rock, Ark., with teams representing nearly 70 colleges and universities from across the country ready to claim the title of best college bass team in the nation.
For decades, we bass anglers have been telling ourselves that a world record largemouth would be worth $1 million maybe more to the fisherman lucky enough to catch it. After all, the largemouth is the most sought-after and prized record in the entire world. Surely there's a king's ransom to be had.
In this article you will read about the 2010 elite series Southern Challenge.
In this article you will read about the Duel On the Delta in California.
A good friend died the day before Independence Day near the southern village of Malcolm, Ala. Carl Dyess, 70, was an historic figure in the history of BASS and bass fishing. More than that, he was a great friend who supported me and everything I did with BASS and the bass fishing world from the time he fished my very first tournament at Beaver Lake in Arkansas in 1967.
Beginning fishing as a professional with a well worn boat, Kevin Wirth describes how he lived frugally. Read what happens after a few casts in his first BASS professional tournament.
In this photo gallery you will see photos of the 2009 Bass Slam on the Guadalupe River.
Brad Bookmyer of Leander, Texas, had his fishing trip cut short January 21, but he was happy about it. After hooking two fish so big he could not turn them and keep them from getting off the hook, he landed a 15.45-pound largemouth bass that was 22 inches in girth and 26.25 inches long.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the search for smallmouth in Alabama's Flint River during the 2009 BASS Slam.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the search for spotted bass in Alabama's Tallapoosa River during the 2009 BASS Slam.
I have two of these stories. One is in the more distant past, and one is a wound that has almost healed.