Campbell walked away – or was that walked the dog – with the event, weighing in 55-15 (25 fish).
Here’s an ad that’s always made me chuckle. The interesting thing about the ad, though, is my first recollection of it was from the late 70s or early 80s.
Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of the 1974 Bass Master Trail and covers the second half of the 1974 season. Part Three will dive into the 1974 Federation Nationals and the angler who got a birth into the 1974 Bass Master Classic. Part Four will cover the 1974 Classic […]
But, nearly 10 years later the paper graph would again be on the chopping block – not because of some crazed politician, though.
Bill Norman Lures was one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of hardbaits since the early 70s. It is without argument that the Deep Little N and DD22 are probably two of the best crankbaits ever designed
“Not only did I never get to see the story that Matt put together, none of the readers of BASS Times got to read it because Helen Sevier was too chicken to publish it,” Scott said.
By 1974, bass clubs had been popping up all over the country as bass fishing became more popular. The clubs offered competition, but they also offered those wanting to learn a platform in which to do so
This is part one of a five-part series on the 1974 Bass Master Trail. Part One will cover the first half of the season, Part Two will cover the second half, Part Three will cover the Federation Nationals and Part Five will cover the 1974 Bass Master Classic.
In the article “Lunker” Bill was again interviewed but what was most intriguing about this piece was the picture of the “modified” Rapala being used at the time. It was a Frankenstein-type bait, half Rapala half soft ocean swimbait with an ocean-going double IP hook normally used with tuna feathers.
“It’s the American dream to build a company and become a millionaire. But it’s also the American way to give back to society.