Don Corkran Live Online Chat

BASS Federation Nation presidents, youth directors and conservation directors were invited to participate in an exclusive, invitation only Web chat with returning Federation Nation director Don Corkran.

Don returned to the post he'd previously held for 12 years, having driven the Federation Nation to successful growth while maintaining the founding principles set forth by the BASS grass-roots arm since it formed in 1968.

Following is the transcript from the chat held May 23.

This chat is exclusive to ESPN Insiders