The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors announced this week the 2019 class to be inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.
The Class of 2019 includes three stars of professional bass fishing — Mark Davis of Mt. Ida, Ark., David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., and Davy Hite of Ninety Six, S.C. – along with the late Chris Armstrong a longtime outdoors illustrator, and Ed Chambers, the founder of Zoom Bait Company.
A decade ago, anglers were especially wary of hi-vis braids, preferring camouflage lines to everything else. That's changed significantly with the success of finesse presentations like the ubiquitous wacky rig, Neko rig, drop shotting, the Ned rig, and countless other fish-catching finesse approaches. For many, hi-vis braid has become an indispensable part of the finesse rig, a way to monitor bites by sight and feel that simply increases hooked and boated bass.
For 60 years, Berkley has continued to provide anglers with fishing lines they can trust.
This tradition now continues with the addition of a value-priced 100% Fluorocarbon line to the popular Berkley Solutions™ family. Whether its sinking to cover the strike zone longer, low -stretch for increased sensitivity or its near invisibility to fish, anglers continue to value all the benefits of fluorocarbon.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Since the Bassmaster Elite Series made a two-week trip to the West Coast back in 2015, fans of the sport have been clamoring for the world's premier bass fishing circuit to return to that region.
Now, they're about to get their wish.
B.A.S.S. officials unveiled an action-packed 2019 Elite Series schedule today that includes a Western swing in mid-June with back-to-back trips to Sacramento, Calif., for an event on the California Delta and to Tri-Cities, Wash., for a tournament on the Columbia River.
The Columbia River will be one of three first-time destinations for the Elite Series, along with Lake Lanier in Georgia and Lake Hartwell in South Carolina.