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Bassmaster legends, anglers and conservation director spotlighted at World’s Fishing Fair

Jason Christie, who won the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk earlier this month, will be among the B.A.S.S anglers, legends and staff appearing at the World's Fishing Fair March 30-April 3 at the Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. alongside a host of Bassmaster Elite Series anglers, personalities and legends of the sport will participate in the World’s Fishing Fair, an exclusive presentation of Bass Pro Shops, March 30-April 3, 2022 at the Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, Mo. The World’s Fishing Fair is set to feature a host of deals, an all-star lineup of country music stars, fishing pros, NASCAR legends, outdoor personalities and national conservation leaders and 50% of proceeds will be given back to conservation.

Seminars and appearances by Bassmaster pros and personalities include:

Wednesday, March 30

  • 11 a.m. – Legends of Fishing: Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin
  • 4 p.m. – Cold Water Bass Fishing with Rick Clunn

Thursday, March 31

  • Noon – The Latest Bass Fishing Trends with Clark Wendlandt
  • 1 p.m. – Trophy Largemouth Fishing In Florida with Roland Martin
  • 5 p.m. – Catchin’ More Fish With The Legends of Fishing: Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin

Friday, April 1

  • 11 a.m. – Garmin – Technology That Changed the Game with Jason Christie
  • 11 a.m. – Fishing in the Ozarks with Rick Clunn and Cody Huff
  • Noon – Swimbait Fishing 101: Big Baits, Big Bass with Cody Huff
  • 1 p.m. – Winning the Bassmaster Classic with Jason Christie
  • 5 p.m. – Kissin’ Bass for Over 50 Years with Jimmy Houston

Sunday, April 3

  • 10 a.m. – B.A.S.S. and Bass Pro Shops: A Legacy of Conservation and a Promising Future with B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Gene Gilliland
  • Noon – Strike King – Clearwater Tube Fishing For Monster Bass with Mark Zona

More seminars and appearances are being added. Visit the World’s Fishing Fair section at for more details.

Fans are encouraged to stop by the B.A.S.S. booth while visiting the event for a free 360-degree epic video and learn about conservation efforts from members of the Missouri B.A.S.S. Nation. 

Early bird ticket prices start at just $10 for adults and can be purchased at