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Forrest L. Wood Passes Away

Post By: PerchJerker      Posted: 1/25/2020 7:52:48 PM     Points: 1319    
If you own a Ranger boat or are familiar with Bass fishing tournaments, you probably know who Forrest L. Wood is. He passed away today, 1/25/20 at age 87. He did a huge amount for the sport of fishing, and was the father of the modern bass boat. He was about as down to earth as any guy could be. RIP Mr. Wood.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: Jan. 26, 7:11:37 AM     Points: 6546    
I will never forget seeing him chainsaw a boat in half . . .in the water! That got my attention!
 Reply by: Trotline      Posted: Jan. 26, 9:05:36 AM     Points: 881    
Met him and his brother when I toured Bass Pro a few years ago. Talked with him for quite a while.
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: Jan. 26, 4:42:15 PM     Points: 217    
Awesome man for organizing tournaments and putting people on the water!😇🎣🏆🚤