Halden Smith, 16, of Missoula is an experienced young outdoorsman. He says he will probably help guide hunters for elk and deer later this fall in his home state of Montana.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 federation nation championship on Lake Milford in Kansas. It is the first day launch.
Despite drought, opposition and even U.S. Supreme Court intervention, some North Carolina officials remain intent on taking water away from the Catawba River system to allow continued growth in Kannapolis and Concord, cities outside the basin.
As drought moderated a bit in portions of the southeastern U.S. this spring, it intensified in the West. By early June, all of California and Nevada were experiencing abnormally dry weather with substantial areas suffering moderate to severe drought.
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.