MLF President Jim Wilburn Issues Statement on Passing of Ray Scott
May 9th, 2022 by Keith Worrall
Modified May 9th, 2022 at 2:53 PM
TULSA, Okla. (May 9, 2022) – Major League Fishing President and CEO Jim Wilburn issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Ray Scott:
“Ray Scott will forever be remembered as one of the greatest visionaries and contributors in the history of the sport of bass fishing. His efforts have made an extraordinarily positive impact on so many outdoorsmen and women, across the world. He launched groundbreaking marketing and media partnerships, membership platforms and conservation programs that have brought the sport into the national spotlight. His iconic legacy will endure through his family and continue to inspire generations to come.
“Every staff member, angler, and fan of the MLF family is the beneficiary of Ray’s vision, generosity and inspiration. Our deepest condolences go out to Ray’s wife, Hope, their children, Ray, Steven, Jennifer and Wilson, and their extended family, and we share our grief with everyone whose life in our great sport that was touched by him.”