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Ray Scott cause of death, age, wife, children, net worth


Ray Scott was an environmentalist who died recently.

was dubbed the Father of Modern Bass Fishing for his role in transforming a regional leisure sport into an industry with a $125 billion annual economic impact and related media including magazines, websites, and an iconic TV Show.

He was 88 years old.

Ray Scott cause of death

He died in his sleep Sunday night at his home in Alabama, according to an announcement on Bassmaster.com.

Scott was an environmentalist who pioneered catch-and-release bass fishing and collaborated with B.A.S.S. to promote clean water, capture watershed polluters, and encourage safe boating.

Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush were among his admirers, with whom he fished.

Scott sold B.A.S.S. to an investment firm in 1986, although he continued to host the Classic for several years after that

Ray Scott wife and children

His wife, Hope Susan Scott, survives, as do his four children, Ray Wilson Scott III, Steven Leo Scott, Jennifer Eunice Epperson, and Wilson Freeman Scott.

He had ten grandkids and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his two brothers, Daniel and Edward Scott, as well as his first wife, Eunice Hiott Scott.

Ray Scott net worth

He was with 5 million dollars as of 2022.

He and then-Bassmaster Editor Bob Cobb co-created The Bassmasters, a TV show that became a smash for The Nashville Network in 1984. The show is now shown on Fox Sports, making it one of the longest-running and most-watched fishing shows in history.

When is Ray Scott funeral?

Ray’s funeral is yet to be held.


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