After his performance in the Bassmaster Central Opens this season, Carl Jocumsen didn't need to compete in the final Southern Open at North Carolina's Lake Norman this week. His goal had been achieved.
When I arrive for my first Bassmaster Elite event next year, look for me. I will be the one with a smile as big as Australia.
Carl Jocumsen felt he was ready for whatever was thrown at him come tournament day. He was wrong.
The Amistad tournament was a huge one for my confidence and reinforced that I should never doubt and never, ever give up.
Opens pro Brent Homan organized the Operation Kick Some Bass Tournament, which put nearly 50 military veterans on the water for a day.
See how the anglers fared on the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #3.
After the fog lifted, Opens anglers spent another day on the Mississippi lily pads searching for that big bite.
See how the anglers fared Day One on Ross Barnett.
Check out images from the Day One weigh-in on Table Rock Lake.