Profile: New Hampshire B.A.S.S. Nation

Year founded: Roughly 1980

Mission statement: The New Hampshire B.A.S.S. Nation strives to do be better than it was the previous year. “Whether it’s the tournament trail, youth initiatives or our banquet, we want to do better than we did last year,” said Johns Foster.

Geographic region covered: New Hampshire, though the New Hampshire Nation pulls anglers from Massachusetts and Maine.

Best lake or lake visited: Lake Winnipesaukee

Average turnout per tournament: 30

Also: The New Hampshire B.A.S.S. Nation regularly visits Squam Lake, which was featured in Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes. It is also where the film “On Golden Pond” was shot.