Ray Scott: A celebration of life

Nobody needs to be reminded who Ray Scott was, though, like a prism held in the light, he cast beams of different colors in different directions depending on one’s perspective. Several...

The legacy of Ray Scott

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. For bass anglers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was busy like beavers building dams across the South,...

Ray made me feel like a VIP

I met Ray Scott for the first time on May 8, 1996, just before the opening-round weigh-in of the Bassmaster Top 100 event on Alabama’s Neely Henry Lake. I was...

Scott reeled us all in

One of the many giants of the fishing industry I’ve been lucky enough to know during my career as a journalist was Eufaula, Ala., professional angler, inventor and television star...

The thing about Ray

“Hello, young man. I’m Ray Scott.” The year was 2003, and I had just taken over the editorship of Bassmaster Magazine. Ray, hat and all, walked into my office in...

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