Ray W. Scott Jr. Founded Bass Anglers Movement Historical

Ray W. Scott Jr. Founded Bass Anglers Movement Historical (HM1UXC)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.809', W 86° 18.105'

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Montgomery native Ray W. Scott Jr. launched the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) in 1967 from a small office upstairs at 513 Madison Avenue. From this beginning, B.A.S.S. became the largest sportfishing organization in the world. Scott developed the first nationwide bass fishing tournament tour and Bassmaster Magazine. Under Scott's leadership, B.A.S.S. became a leading advocate for clean waters, boating safety, children's fishing and live-fish release. He, along with other enthusiasts, created what it widely considered one of the most important conservation movements of the 20th century.
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByB.A.S.S. and the City of Montgomery
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 9th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 565680 N 3582788
Decimal Degrees32.38015000, -86.30175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.809', W 86° 18.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 48.54" N, 86° 18' 6.3" W
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Area Code(s)334
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 513 Madison Ave, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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