During an educational and action-packed day, 130 young men and women got an up close and personal look at the world of professional bass fishing.
B.A.S.S. writer Don Barone muses about his youth and how the B.A.S.S. High School Elite Experience can change lives.
Don Barone's gallery of the B.A.S.S. High School Elite Experience.
Students in the Decatur area enjoy free seminars, demonstrations from Elite Series anglers.
Tyler Maschal and Alex Goff take titles in the 2012 Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Mid Atlantic Junior Divisional.
Youth anglers are eager for launch of the Junior Bassmaster segment of competition at the Mid Atlantic Divisional.
Fourteen young men set out at daylight this morning, along with their boat captains, to fish the Junior Bassmaster Competition phase of the 2012 Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Mid Atlantic Divisional.
Scores of high school students will have a chance to rub shoulders with and learn fishing techniques from some of the world’s best professional anglers in the Bassmaster High School Elite Experience, to be held Saturday, Sept. 22.
Pair qualified to fish 2012 Bassmaster Junior World Championship next month.
The top angler in each of the two age groups, 11 to 14 and 15 to 18, advance to the Bassmaster Junior World Championship, Oct. 27, near Decatur, Ala.
Chase Heaton, 18, found solace in bass fishing during his battle with Hodgkin's, and he's now fishing for fun through his recovery.