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Louie StoutSPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Longtime Bassmaster Senior Writer and Michiana resident Louie Stout joins four others as new inductees to the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.

Other inductees include the late Wade Bourne, another veteran bass writer, Elite pro Shaw Grigsby, Bob Sealy, and Morris Sheehan. They will be enshrined at the Hall’s new permanent home within Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Mo. Nov. 9.

Bass Pro Shops and its Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium will become the permanent home of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.

“This is a special milestone for the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. The goal since our founding in 2003 has always been to have a home to honor our inductees and their accomplishments in the sport of bass fishing,” said Donald Howell, BFHOF Board of Directors president. “We all look forward to sharing and celebrating a special night with Wade’s family, Shaw, Bob, Morris and Louie. And we are all anxious to showcase our past inductees in the Hall’s new home.”