Classic XXXVIII (38), was held Feb. 22-24, 2008 in Lake Hartwell, S.C. When Alton Jones motored back into Lake Hartwell's Portman Marina, he was pretty sure he didn't have enough fish in his livewell to win the Bassmaster Classic.
New York's Oneida Lake is a great place to end the Elite Series regular season because the lake has a ton of fish that can be caught many different ways. That means every fisherman in the tournament has a shot at winning it.
To win on the Red River takes four similar steps, but the devil is in the details, which change from minute to minute, so even a seemingly foolproof plan to can be undone by one variable that doesn’t play out as expected.
I just spent a weekend around bass fishermen and NASCAR racers who share a common bond – love of fishing.
Topwaters are synonymous with fall bass fishing. But as leaves begin to change color and eventually fall to the ground and as air temperatures begin to dip, the effectiveness of topwater baits is put into question.
Rather than saying your topwater frog looks like a baitfish, get a bait that looks like a baitfish.
Elite anglers fishing the Northern Open on Oneida might take some lessons when the Elite visit the lake next summer.
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.
Whether you prefer finesse fishing deep water for smallmouth or power fishing for chunky largemouth in inches of water Oneida Lake has it all.