With the addition of Outdoor writer Bob Cobb to the staff in 1969, Bassmaster Magazine was born, giving to the public a direct guide to bass fishing.
Carl was the founder of Mercury Marine and has a very colorful background. He began his business with no intention of building outboard motors.
Ray Scott was invited to host a trout fishing event and was amazed at how excited grown men got when they released one of the small fish alive. If these guys got excited about a puny trout, how would people react seeing an 8-pound bass released?
When a competitor finally qualifies for the Classic the first time, an angler can get a little overwhelmed by bass fishing's biggest event.
It's been said that Rick Clunn's 28-year streak of consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifications could be the most remarkable achievement in all of sports.
Carl Lowrance revolutionized the sport with his Fish Lo-K-Tor and Tom Mann perfected it.
Before bass tournaments there were no specialty bass boats. How the bass boat of today has evolved through the years.
Many sports have a history of sons following in their father's footsteps.
In 1970, Harold Sharp joined up with the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.