Bass Madness: Bigmouths, Big Money, and Big Dreams at the Bassmaster Classic Bigmouths, Big Money, and Big Dreams at the Bassmaster Classic (Hardcover)
|Author: Ken Schultz|
|In "Bass Madness, " fishing authority Ken Schultz goes behind the scenes of the so-called "Super Bowl of bass fishing" to uncover what turned an unassuming sport into a full-blown sporting spectacle complete with athletes, spectators, TV cameras, and intense drama. This is an entertaining and enlightening guide to the history, legends, and lore of bass fishing''s greatest championship.|
From the Publisher:
America's foremost fishing authority takes you behind the scenes of the 2005 and 2006 Citgo Bassmaster Classics |
|"It's all here—the go-for-jugular competit-ors, in-your-face marketers, and wowser TV coverage that define the bizarre world of big bucks tournament bass fishing. Fans of any high-profile sport will delight while Ken Schultz systematically dissects villains and heroes alike with the kind of authoritative chutzpah that would have made Howard Cosell cackle in glee. It's fast, furious all the way—a wicked good read."
|"Bass Madness is a fantastic book, written with incredible detail and honesty to make it both interesting and entertaining. A must-read."
|"Ken Schultz has done a masterful job of compiling a most comprehensive review of the Bassmaster Classic. It was refreshing to read Ken's unbiased, accurate reporting of the current state of affairs of the sport of professional bass fishing. Someone finally tells it like it is. Bravo!"
|"Ken Schultz provides us with a fascinating insider view of how television is turning the world of big bass fishing tournaments into big business."