Category: press release
Sep 10th, 2008 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Sep 10th, 2008 at 12:00 AM
ON TAPThrough the next two weeks, the final names will be added to the roster of 55 for the BASS Federation Nation Championship, slated for November 6-8 on Milford Lake out of Junction City, Kansas.From the championship, six Federation anglers will emerge as qualifiers for the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River, Feb. 20-22 out of Shreveport/Bossier City, La. There, the federation amateurs will go head-to-head with 45 other anglers, including at least 37 Bassmaster Elite Series pros.The Federation Nation has already completed four of its six championship-qualifying events. This week will be the fifth, the Mid-Atlantic Divisional. It’s slated for Sept. 10-12 on John H. Kerr Reservoir in Clarksville, Va.The sixth, the Eastern Divisional, will be next week, Sept 17-19, on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, N.H. There the top finishers from each state’s team will become the last qualifiers for the championship.The weigh-ins of the event in Virginia will be shown live at http://www.Bassmaster.com. Fans can go to the web site daily at 3 p.m. ET, Sept. 10-12.The weigh-ins of the divisional in New Hampshire also will be online. Fans can check the BASS Federation Nation home page next week for starting times of the streaming video.Each divisional produces one overall winner, but it’s the top finishers from each state team will advance to the BASS Federation Nation Championship.