This is where it all starts: a young angler discovers the joy of hooking a bass. This gallery is full of 50 children who have found the excitement, all contributed by B.A.S.S. Facebook fans.
Bassmaster Elite Series pros mentor high school bass anglers who dream of fishing in college and professionally through the "High School Elite Experience" program.
Members of the Henry County Junior Anglers hit a roadblock, but they were finally able to add spider blocks to Smith Mountain Lake.
On October 31, 2012, the Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau announced plans for the premier of the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Championship. The event will be held on Pickwick Lake on May 18, 2013. The tournament will be televised and will be a no-entry-fee event with the winning teams being awarded scholarship monies.
Competitors and their family and friends attended the final event of the 2012 Cabela's Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship, the banquet. The Top 10 anglers were given awards, as were the JWC contenders.
Catch the young champions as the JWC comes to a close!
Adaptability was key for two young anglers who topped the field in their respective age groups, earning each a scholarship and Triton boat package.
Youth practice on Wilson Lake in preparation for tomorrow's Junior World Championship.
They may still be young, but competitors in the 2012 Bassmaster Junior World Championship have been looking forward to this opportunity for years.
On Oct. 27, competitors ages 11 to 18 will show off their fishing skills on the final day of the 2012 Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship.