Forrest Wood, founder of Ranger boats and a founding father of tournament bass fishing, died Jan. 24 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was 87. Wood, who began his working career as a trout guide on Arkansas’ White River, developed one of the first specialized bass tournament boats in 1968, and grew it into one of…
Study shows opportunity to engage new audiences in high school fishing clubs; gives details on membership, economic impact.
Alabama 1-2 in tournament, presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, which included 670 anglers on 337 high school teams from across the nation and three countries.
Shimano/B.A.S.S. Nation scholarships: Future of natural resources, fisheries management in good hands
Incoming Virginia Tech senior Cantley Krafft (left) is awarded one of nine $3,000 Shimano/B.A.S.S. Nation scholarships during registration at the 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship, held last week on Oklahoma’s Lake Tenkiller. B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Gene Gilliland (right) makes the presentation.LADSON, S.C. — The future within the ranks of natural resources and fisheries management professionals looks bright, at…
West Michigan Elite Bass Club angler alternated between the river and the main lake in the recent Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan Outdoors.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Anderson Media Corp., a 100-year-old family business founded in Alabama, has acquired a majority interest in B.A.S.S., LLC, the company announced earlier this week. Anderson Media has been an investor in B.A.S.S. for several years. It increased its share of the company this week, and in a statement, said it would be “business as usual” for B.A.S.S.,…
Angler from Tennessee school finds success in Minnesota, earns lone college invite to Bassmaster Classic.
There’s much to like in the state for college and pro bass tournaments.
Bemidji State University and Visit Bemidji will join B.A.S.S. as the host of the competition.
“We hope our scholarship program helps recruits these students who already enjoy fishing and understand the importance of conservation efforts through their involvement with B.A.S.S. to pursue a college degree in natural resource professions.”
Jordan Lee earned $300,000 and the most coveted trophy in the sport.
Like the Angler of the Year Championship on central Minnesota’s Lake Mille Lacs, Classic back in familiar digs on Lake Hartwell.