Legacy Board


Gail Mitchell



Long time Midstate and IBAA Bass Angler, Gail Mitchell, passed away on May 27, 2021.  Gail was an IBAA member since 1974, and a Midstate member since 1985.  He was past president of both clubs. He also initiated Kids' Day in Fairview Heights, where kids could fish and prizes.

Gail was a great friend and fisherman. He will be greatly missed.

Royce Braden

Royce Braden, longtime Midstate Bass Angler, passed away on November 23, 2020.  Royce was a great competitor in all of the tournaments.  Many will remember Royce as the fisherman who blessed our food at each of our Bass Banquets.  He will be missed.