In order for a sport to be a sport, I believe history, recognition of those who cut the path and a location where memorabilia can be viewed and stored has to be in place. Those who have made significant impacts should be recognized at that location.
Baseball, football, hockey and basketball all have Hall of Fames and it’s great to see bass fishing now has one, too. This past week I got to see the opening of the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Mo. Bass fishing now has a home where legends, leaders and those who have impacted bass fishing for more than 60 years are housed in a state-of-the-art museum within the confines of the fisherman’s paradise of Bass Pro.
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