For everything that gets accomplished, someone had to do it first. Here are some of the more famous 'firsts' in B.A.S.S. history.
Opens anglers spend another day in the waves of Lake St. Clair for the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 presented by Allstate.
Jordan Lee is pressing on after his sixth-place finish, looking for an Open win to provide him with another Classic qualification.
On Nov. 9, 2013, my daughter, Valerie, married bass angler Andrew Upshaw on an island in Toledo Bend Reservoir. It was a wedding with a bass fishing theme.
The hypnotic side-to-side gait of a topwater lure can produce vicious and predictable strikes, but when the fish fail to connect it can leave an angler scratching his head.
It was a mixed bag at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees out of Tulsa, Okla. Early hype and speculation that catch records would fall dissipated as snow fell instead throughout the final practice day.
You don't have to qualify for more than one Bassmaster Classic to leave your mark on the sport's greatest championship. These anglers did it even though they were one and done.
The year is winding down, but there's still 2013 to prepare for, so that's what I did.
What happens Aug. 16-18 on New York’s Cayuga Lake could direct the future of several anglers.