When you look at the final results from Day 1, you can understand why AOY leader Greg Hackney was relieved when his five-bass limit weighed 18 pounds Thursday.
Take a look at the Top 50 in the AOY running and find out what's on the line for them.
Dean Rojas starts off with a big Day 1.
Quotes from the Day 1 weigh-in at the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship.
In 2015, B.A.S.S. celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Bassmaster Elite Series with a schedule that commemorates some of the greatest events in bass fishing history.
Greg Hackney was the star of Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing, not just because of his win, but also because he caught the biggest bag of the tournament and earned the commensurate 40-point bonus.
Day 4 of the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake launch gets underway.