Survive and advance. Those are the watchwords of the Elite Series pros who must make "cuts" to move up and cash checks. Here's a countdown of the 50 best at getting into the money.
Unless the event is a slugfest, you can pretty much count on one of the top two ranked anglers after the third round to take home the trophy when it's over.
G-Man did it this year, so did David Walker, so now who's the best Elite never to win a B.A.S.S. event?
Anglers stranded on wrong side of lock by huge barge miss check-in, have bags disqualified.
Revisit the Day Two blog from the Diamond Drive on the Arkansas River.
Take a look at on-the-water photos from Day Four on Lake Murray.
Check out these behind-the-scenes photos from Day Three of the 2011 Evan Williams Bourbon Carolina Clash.