Precht among inductees of Legends Hall of Fame



Dave Precht (right) is set for induction into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame. That's Bassmaster founder Ray Scott in the center, and George H.W. Bush.

SPRINGVILLE, Tenn. – Founder of the “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame, Garry Mason, has released the 16th Annual “Legends of the Outdoors” National Hall of Fame’s 2017 event date and venue. This year’s inductees and guests will again be boarding one of the largest paddlewheel showboats in the country – the General Jackson Showboat/Music City Queen in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, Aug. 26 dockside along the Cumberland River. Boarding begins at 9 a.m, and will be followed by the banquet and induction ceremony at 10 a.m.   

The 2017 class of inductees includes: Dave Precht – Bassmaster’s long-time V.P. of Publications and Communications; Morris Sheehan – President, American Bass Anglers Inc.; Lisa Snuggs – SEOPA Executive Director, & OJEFA CEO; Walter Parrott – champion turkey caller & hunter; Guy Eaker Sr. – professional angler; Jerry Antley – founder of Cedar Hill game calls; Bob Foulkrod – renowned sportsman, writer and television personality; and Steve Price – outdoor writer and photographer. 

The guest speaker this year will be Jimmy Sites, contributor to the “Sportsmen’s Bible,” outdoors advocate and host of “Spiritual Outdoor Adventures.” Many outdoors celebrities attend this annual event and the Hall of Fame will be updating this release as the event draws closer to include those who have RSVP’d.

The event is open to the public with an individual ticket price of $100 each. Sponsorship information and individual ticket reservations may be obtained through the “Legends of the Outdoors” website at, or by calling 731-593-0171 or 731-693-7770. Ticket and/or sponsorship reservations must be made and purchased before July 31, 2017.