When I first saw the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule last fall, I was shocked to see that we were going to Douglas Lake. I was really excited that I would be able to compete on a lake that I have fished for over 10 years.
We're halfway through the Elite season, and we've had more than our share of surprises already.
Go backstage on the final day of the Douglas Lake Challenge.
The Douglas Lake Challenge comes to an end with the crowning of champion Jeremy Starks!
Brandon Card ranks fourth in the AOY race right now.
The 2012 Elite Series field launches for Day Four of the Douglas Lake Challenge.
See how the Elites who made the first cut fared on Douglas Lake!
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.