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Championship takeoff

Nov 6, 2014

Launch gets underway for Day 1 of the 2014 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.

Meet some of the Nation anglers before Day 1 begins

Nov 6, 2014

 

In memory of Troy Gilbert

Nov 5, 2014

Members of the B.A.S.S. Nation had the special honor tonight of hearing from Ginger Gilbert Ravella and her son, Greyson Gilbert.   The two spoke on behalf of Folds of Honor, which hosted the sponsor dinner for the competitors in the 2014 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship, as a way to introduce the organization’s new Patriot Fishing Days.  

Nation: Championship sponsor dinner

Nov 5, 2014

The Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship sponsor dinner was held in conjunction with the Folds of Honor presentation as Nation anglers fellowship and prepare for the upcoming Nation Championship.

The Ohio hat trick

Nov 5, 2014

I want to say a little more about how the fishing in Ohio, and generally around our country, has improved since I started fishing back when I was a kid several decades ago.

The Shorts show their strength

Nov 5, 2014

Good humor and strong family bonds help Kevin and Kerry Short overcome whatever adversity they face, including the destruction of their home.

The pool man and the Afrikaners

Nov 5, 2014

Among the many flags at the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship this week, Don Barone meets some South Africans who found new friends and a new place to love.

Yardbird party in Monroe

Nov 5, 2014

There's only one night leading up to the annual B.A.S.S. Nation Championship where the staff gets to relax together -- and that's the Yardbird Party.

Massachusetts angler returns after 34 years

Nov 4, 2014

In 1980, a young Massachusetts angler packed his bags for the B.A.S.S. Chapter Championship. Thirty-four years later he has returned to the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on the Ouachita River for another shot at championship glory.

5:24 a.m. in the service yard

Nov 4, 2014

A huge shout out to the B.A.S.S. backstage employees and the volunteers…this is what it looked like in the service yard this morning at 5:24am…lots of things going on but these two B.A.S.S. staff workers are bringing a bagged lunch to each and every competitor. When the anglers started the first day of practice this morning for the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship they found those lunches sitting on the front deck of each and every boat.