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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame 2006

Albert S. "Buddy" Bradley View Bradley video

Bradley, a Dallas resident, devoted much of his life to the study of largemouth bass and how to fish for them, helping to popularize bass fishing by giving how-to-fish presentations across the nation. He worked with B.A.S.S. founder Ray Scott in the early years of that organization, giving seminars on bass fishing with Roland Martin, John Powell, Ray Murski and others. Bradley served as an advisor to the Shakespeare and Bomber Bait companies for many years. He was an early proponent of catch-and-release fishing and still gives fishing presentations as time allows.

Richard M. Hart View Hart video

Hart has spent years raising funds to help preserve the tradition of fishing. He coupled a successful business career with a long record of volunteer service in the Dallas area. Following a visit to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Hart became involved with efforts to increase the center's ability to educate youngsters about fishing, conservation and the environment. He led the successful effort to secure private funding for a $2.3 million structure, the Johnny Morris Fishing Conservation Center, at TFFC.

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