When the official Classic pre-practice is over, you need a butterfly net to keep your stomach in your shirt. If you didn't, you would need to just hang it up. The anticipation is continuing to build. From Rick Clunn (although he may not readily admit it) to an Open rookie, everyone feels it. After all the time preparing, now it is time for the big show.
In this article, read about the angler prepares for the Classic; also, the importance of keeping a routine and how that contributes to a high performance level.
The 2007 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl was held at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA.
Elite Series tournament at Clarks Hill Lake in Evans, Georgia.
In this photo gallery you will see the junior world championships on Lake Onondaga behind the scenes.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 elite series champion's choice on Lake Oneida. It is the second day behind the scenes.
The largemouth was the only thing that Kevin Short couldn't catch at the Champion's Choice.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 elite series Champion's Choice on Lake Oneida. It is the first day launch.
In this photo gallery we will see images of the 2008 elite series Empire Chase on Lake Erie. It is The third day weigh in.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Empire Chase on Lake Erie/Niagara River Tributaries, near Buffalo, New York.