Front and center, of course, is a young Jimmy Houston (wearing a hat!) with a stout limit of fish. One of the interesting things about the ad is Jimmy’s boat.
Another one of these writers is Dave Precht. In this installment of The Writers, we’ll spend a little time with Dave and learn where he got his start, how he ended up at B.A.S.S. and what his life as a writer and editor of Bassmaster was like for nearly 40 years.
Tommy had eight bass, but as in the prior days, his fish were much bigger. His weight of 15-06, the biggest of the event, would give him a total of 33-07 and the win at Classic IV.
Campbell walked away – or was that walked the dog – with the event, weighing in 55-15 (25 fish).
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.
The agent was wearing a BASS ball cap and no one knew who he was let alone we had a Secret Service agent on staff that day.
“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.
Here’s one for ya. Everyone worth their weight in tungsten knows who Gary Klein is. He’s fished 451 tour-level tournaments (407 with BASS and 44 with FLW) since 1979 of which he’s placed in the money 297 times (262 with BASS and 35 with FLW). He’s won 8 Bassmaster events […]
In 1993, at the Kentucky Lake Bassmaster Invitational, Tanabe became the first foreign angler to win a BassMaster event.
Later after I went to B.A.S.S. and became their tournament director, BassMaster Magazine was publishing a “Best Times” by Dan Barnett. I contacted Dan and asked him how he determined the times.