Jeremy Starks has been making incredibly long casts with a crankbait to catch bass schooled in the depths of Douglas Lake this week. Would you believe 300 yards long?
Halfway through the season, only nine Elite anglers have made the first cut (top 50) in all four tournaments.
View some of the big bass that made their way across the stage during the Day Two weigh-in on Douglas Lake.
The Bassmasters Elite Series anglers competing at the Douglas Lake Challenge are not shying away from catching everything that bites.
Elite Series anglers and fans were greeted with light rains and a forecast of scattered thunderstorms on Day Two of the Douglas Lake Challenge.
The Douglas Lake Challenge is the event I circled on the schedule when I signed up for the Bassmaster Elite Series. Norris Lake is my home lake but Douglas is a close second.
Elite Series rookie Brandon Card knows Douglas Lake well. As a native of nearby Caryville, Tenn., he's been fishing the big Tennessee Valley Authority impoundment since he was 14 years old.
Who's still in, who's out and what matters in the chase for the sport's most prestigious title.
David Walker, Brandon Card and Ott DeFoe won’t be just home-state anglers in the May 3-6 Douglas Lake Challenge; they’ll be local favorites.
Fishing in the Bassmaster Elite Series, you have to catch them good every single day to finish in the top. These guys are beyond good, and you cannot stumble.