Tournament fishing is often perceived as a run-and-gun sport of fast, flashy boats, but one B.A.S.S. Federation Nation angler is proving that it doesn't take big money to be successful.
Tim Morrison had it all. He was living the American dream with his wife, Carmelina, two young children and plenty of friends. Tim, the treasurer of the New York B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation, an attorney with a prestigious law firm, and an excellent bass angler, learned the pain of losing a loved one when his three-month-old son died, Jan. 20, 2006.
Being a Federation Nation state president can be a thankless job. Presidents often spend many hours, on a volunteer basis, building programs, organizing tournaments and planning meetings. They consider their service a labor of love.
Touring pros, regional tournament competitors and bass club anglers gathered at Chesapeake Bay, Aug. 16, to help a young man struggling to regain his health.
Drop shot rigs and two Elite Series pros gave two young anglers the best fishing experience of their lives in August at New York's Onondaga Lake.
BASS announced the cancellation of the first day of competition for the 2008 BASS Federation Nation Championship on Milford Lake in the best interest of all concerned, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 5, because of unsafe weather conditions.
Basss announced the cancellation of the first day of competition for the 2008 BASS Federation Nation Championship, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 5 on Milford Lake, in the best interest of all concerned because of unsafe weather conditions. The remaining two days of competition, set for Thursday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 7, remain as previously scheduled.
Due to unsafe weather conditions and in the best interest of all concerned, BASS announced the cancellation of the official practice day for the BASS Federation Nation Championship on Milford Lake, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4. The tournament will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 5, and conclude Friday, Nov. 7, as scheduled.
In February, Rick Clunn will be on the Red River fishing in his 32nd Bassmaster Classic.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the newest additions to the Lunker Club from December 2008.