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The purpose of the Kansas B.A.S.S. Nation is to stimulate public awareness of bass fishing as a major sport. To offer our State Conservation Department our moral and political support and encouragement. To promote full adherence to all conservation codes, to demand adequate water quality standards and legal enforcement of existing regulatory standards. To detect and report any polluter and to call public and political attention to this crime. To improve our skills as bass anglers through a fellowship of friendly exchange of bass catching techniques and ideas, to promote and encourage youth fishing and love for this great recreation. To promote sportsmanship, courtesy and boating safety at all levels.

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    Olathe Bass Club serves their community.

    Charles Capehart, President of the Olathe Bass Club, sent me the following information concerning the community involvement of their club. In the fall of 2015 the Olathe Bass Club continued their tradition of donating and volunteering during the holiday season. OBC held their second annual food drive during their awards...
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    Say Hello to the Kansas Bassmasters Club.

    As an effort to continue to inform current KBN members and potential KBN members about the different clubs in Kansas, this month we present the Kansas Bassmasters Club. If your club, adult or youth, would like to be highlighted, just email Brad VanRiette, the KBN Secretary. The Kansas Bassmasters out...
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    Say Hello to the ElDorado Bassmasters Club

    Founded in 1974 by Bob Jenkins, the El Dorado Bassmasters Club consists of a small group of avid anglers primarily from Butler County.  With the construction of El Dorado Lake back in 1981 and the ensuing heyday that followed the new lake boom, the El Dorado Bassmasters was one of...
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    Say Hello to the Olathe Bass Club

    For over 36 years some of the best Bass fishermen in Kansas have either spent some time with, or are currently fishing with, the Olathe Bass Club (OBC). Filled with a rich history of competitive fire, member camaraderie, support of the outdoors with local youth, and an overall love of...

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No one could have predicted that the 106 fishermen competing in Ray Scott’s first tournament in 1967 would one day turn into a membership organization more than half a million strong. It would have been just as impossible to predict that the B.A.S.S. newsletter, first distributed in 1968, would evolve into Bassmaster Magazine, the bible of today’s bass fisherman — but it happened.

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