The Leader in Pro Bass Fishing News!
Facebook Twitter

Tony Bean dies

Tony Bean dies

BassFan learned today that smallmouth guru Tony Bean has died at age 63. The Tennessee resident (pictured with Ray Scot) was a popular seminar speaker on smallmouth fishing, authored three books on the topic and developed his own line of tackle for catching bronzebacks.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Central on Tuesday at Williamson Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Franklin, Tenn. A funeral service will follow.

For more information, visit the funeral home's website or call (615) 794-2289.

Latest News

  • Big O Will Likely Fish Fairly Small

    Big O Will Likely Fish Fairly Small

    By John Johnson BassFan Senior Editor It may or may not have been B.A.S.S.' goal to start the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series season on two completely

  • Fish Were Deeper Than Expected

    Fish Were Deeper Than Expected

    By Todd Ceisner BassFan Editor Lake Travis was certainly a much different lake than it was in mid February 2007, the last time the FLW Tour visited

  • Deep-Shallow Combo Gave Rose Historic Win

    Deep-Shallow Combo Gave Rose Historic Win

    By Todd Ceisner BassFan Editor Mark Rose has been on hot streaks before. There was a stretch in 2011 during which he recorded three straight top-6