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THE FISH THAT CHANGED AMERICA: TRUE STORIES ABOUT THE PEOPLE WHO MADE LARGE

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THE FISH THAT CHANGED AMERICA: TRUE STORIES ABOUT THE PEOPLE WHO MADE LARGEMOUTH BASS FISHING AN ALL-AMERICAN SPORT Bass fishing changed from pastime to business in part because of competitive tournaments and the publicity they generated. That publicity, in turn, sparked a demand for more and more information from the tournament fishermen themselveshow they caught bassso in essence, the sport fed upon itself. Author Steve Price has interviewed dozens of anglers over the past few years, and he fits each of their stories into a complicated puzzle that forms a comprehensive tale of competitive record holders and fishing industry insiders alike.The Fish That Changed America is not simply about tournament bass fishing, although some of the stories included here do involve competitive anglers. Rather, Price has tried to embrace a wider view of the entire sport and to show how different facets of bass fishing meshed so perfectly at the same time, leading to the state of the industry today. The participantsthose who laid the foundation for what all bass anglers today enjoytell their own stories of what happened during those not-so-long-ago years. Many of the stories, such as the standing roomonly funeral for a famous largemouth bass, touch on far-ranging topics that all anglers will enjoy. ISBN: 1-62914-558-0 publish date: 11/03/2014
Binding Type: Hardcover
ISBN: 1-62914-558-0
Publisher: SKYHORSE
Author: Steve Price

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