Elite Series anglers eagerly embark on Texas' Sabine River System for the official start of the 2013 season.
Unlike the challenge of making contact with a fluttering baseball, the goal for the Bassmaster Elite Series anglers has been just the opposite – not making contact.
The Elites descend upon Orange, Texas, to sign up for the Sabine River Challenge, which gets underway Thursday.
The pros opine about the fishery and offer their favorites for the first Elite tournament on this river.
During Classic week, I was a late addition to the guest list for the Elite Series Night of Champions banquet; when I arrived at my assigned table, I found myself at dinner with a bass fishing legend and a rising star.
Take a closer look at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic champion. He's putting Petal, Miss., on the bass fishing map!
Last week I mentioned that the one overriding emotion I was feeling after winning the 2013 Bassmaster Classic was gratitude. Well, it's still true.