Lee Bailey Jr. Qualifies For The 2006 BASSMASTER Majors
Lee Bailey Jr. qualifies for the 2006 BASSMASTER Memorial. This is the first of only three Majors. Only the top 50 angler qualifying over 12 tournaments from 2004 through current are eligible to fish the most prestigious events of the season. Lee qualified 15th in the points to make this event, the first major of his career.
Lee stated, this is one of the greatedt highlights of my career, I am so thankful to be competing at this level. The new elite series format is helping to grow this sport so fast. I am proud to be a part of this.
Bassmaster Editor's Note: For the first time, ESPN is providing sam-day coverage of a non-championship BASS event. Tune into ESPN2 at 7 p.m. on Sunday May 21, to catch all of the action from the first Bassmaster Major, the Bassmaster Memorial, in Fort Worth, Texas.
CELEBRATION, Fla. – With the hodgepodge of benefits that come along with qualifying for the Bassmaster Majors, anglers have had a tough time picking their favorite. Along with same day television coverage on ESPN2 for the first time at a regular season event, the Majors offer $250,000 payday, two reasons why CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series anglers are anticipating the no-entry fee events.
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