Ray Scott, the founder of BASS, is thrilled that the sport of bass fishing is global.
His friends talked him into going on The Bachelor, but Byron Velvick just wanted to get back on the water.
Fishing and country music have danced together for decades. Hank Williams Jr.'s 1981 hit "A Country Boy Can Survive" underlines the fact that the lifestyles are often intertwined.
Losing his father two weeks before the CITGO BASS Federation Northern Divisional, Randy Burch dedicated his win to his Dad.
Anglers often suffer from the "why didn't I think of that?" curse. Good fishermen ignore killer tactics for no other reason than forgetting to implement common sense.
It's an age-old problem in bass fishing — how to reach inactive bass that are suspended well below the surface and coax them into biting.
Deion Sanders and Michael Iaconelli have mutual respect for each others abilities in professional sports.
Rick Clunn is highly supportive of the Federation and feels that it is the most underrated part of the BASS organization.
If you're an avid angler, chances are you have visited one of the 500 major reservoirs in this country. According to a 2001 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey, 85 percent of the nation's anglers fish on lakes, reservoirs or ponds, excluding the Great Lakes. For those of you that frequent impounded waters, it should come as no surprise that catch rates of bass are not what they used to be on many of these reservoirs.
Recreational anglers continue to get a bad rap. In a day and age when animal rights groups, like PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), have launched massive anti-fishing campaigns, misinterpretation of questionable research serves only to fan the embers.