In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day One of the 2009 Elite Series Southern Challenge on Lake Guntersville, near Guntersville, Alabama.
"What can I say? I couldn't have been more wrong," said John Crews after finishing 48th in the Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake. "I really thought the weights would be heavier than they were.
James Niggemeyer's big bass at Smith Mountain Lake is a study in perseverance, self-confidence and top-shelf tournament strategy.
The Advance Auto Parts Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake was a classic sight fishing tournament.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from registration for the 2008 Elite Series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, near Lake Wales, Florida.
At the season's halfway point, while none of the remaining competitors is conceding anything, some patterns and probabilities are starting to take root with respect to the end-of-year standings.
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
Kevin VanDam will scratch and claw to get to the Top 12 every week and on the rare occasions when he doesn't make it to Sunday, heaven help anyone who gets in his way at the next event.
James Niggemeyer, Jeff Connella and Skeet Reese each acknowledged that it would take a superhuman effort to erase Kevin VanDam's nearly 7-pound lead.
Follow your favorite Elite pro on the day four launch of the 2009 Blue Ridge Brawl. The 2009 Blue Ridge Brawl was held on Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.