Bass Fishing Hall of Fame induction set for Bassmaster Classic February 19
Category: press release
Feb 12th, 2015 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Feb 12th, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Honoring two pro anglers, a successful bass fishing industry entrepreneur, and an exceptional writer on the bass fishing scene, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame (BFHOF) Board of Directors announces the Hall’s 2015 inductees. Recognized for their impact upon and their support of both professional anglers and recreational bass fishing during their careers, the 2015 class includes Harold Allen, a pro bass angler and Toledo Bend guide, William ‘Bill’ Huntley from Bumble Bee Baits and T-H Marine fame, B.A.S.S. and FLW Tour pro Stacey King, and also award-winning journalist Don Wirth, best known his work in Bassmaster Magazine for more than 40 years.
All four honorees will officially become members in the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual induction dinner taking place Thursday, February 19 in Greenville, S.C., the evening prior to the first tournament fishing day for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic.
“These four gentlemen have all lived their lives with the best interests of the sport of bass fishing always front and center,” said BFHOF president Sammy Lee. “On behalf of the members, past inductees and board of directors of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, I commend Harold, Bill, Stacey and Don for their contributions to the sport. The are all very deserving, and we hope all the fans of the sport of will join us in celebrating their induction with them this coming February.”
In addition to the formal induction ceremonies, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame’s annual dinner also includes an exceptional silent auction featuring bucket-list fishing trips, premium rods and reels, hunting gear and special fishing-celebrity memorabilia.
Date: Thursday February 19, 2015
Reception: 6:00 p.m., Dinner starts at 7:00 p.m.
Place: Hyatt Hotel-Greenville, SC at the Bassmaster Classic
Tickets are $75 ea. and include a one-year membership to the Hall of Fame; www.bassfishinghof.com.