In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Lone Star Shootout on Falcon Lake, near Zapata, Texas.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Lone Star Shootout on Falcon Lake, near Zapata, Texas.
"When they're up in the grass, a soft plastic frog like a Gambler Cane Toad is going to be your best bet."
Other than pure fishing skills and know-how, one of the things that separates the pros from the weekend anglers is their ability to adjust when their preconceived notions turn out to be wrong.
Sure, a shaky head puts bass in the boat. A drop shot can be a prime time limit-getter. And a Carolina rig will allow you to understand the bottom of your favorite lake.
To most bass fishermen, there's nothing better than an explosive strike on a topwater bait. Whether that bait is a buzzbait or a hollow-bodied frog, anglers are seemingly hooked on the water-shattering bites that either can elicit.
Here's a quick rundown of the Sunshine Showdown's leaders, and their setups.
If this were any place else but Florida, Brian Snowden could already be counting his money from winning the Bassmaster Elite Series Sunshine Showdown.
If you're in Central Florida and you can't afford the rollercoasters in Orlando, enter a tournament on the Harris Chain of Lakes.
Weather warnings barked out from bullhorns by BASS officials cautioned the boaters to be wary of today's forecast, calling for winds to gust to 35 mph from the south with damaging straight-line winds blowing across the area with the approach of a strong frontal passage.