Ray made me feel like a VIP

Bryan Brasher

I met Ray Scott for the first time on May 8, 1996, just before the opening-round weigh-in of the Bassmaster Top 100 event on Alabama’s Neely Henry Lake. I was...

Plant it and they will come

Cliff Prince

Palatka high school Bassmaster anglers Syler Prince, Cody Mullis and Camryn Teuton along with 45 other local volunteers helped the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in their efforts...

The invasive species debate

Clark Wendlandt

References to “invasive species” are often pitched with doom and gloom scenarios, but sometimes the result isn’t as bad as some scientists predicted. I’m not promoting invasive species or the...

Scott reeled us all in

Bryan Brasher

One of the many giants of the fishing industry I’ve been lucky enough to know during my career as a journalist was Eufaula, Ala., professional angler, inventor and television star...

ADVBassStats: St. Lawrence River


Welcome to ADVBassStats (Advanced Bass Fishing Statistics).  I’m using data analytics tools and visualizations to tell professional bass fishing stories with graphs, maps, numbers, and colors. In this first collaboration...

The thing about Ray

James Hall

“Hello, young man. I’m Ray Scott.” The year was 2003, and I had just taken over the editorship of Bassmaster Magazine. Ray, hat and all, walked into my office in...

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