They say the beard makes the man. How do our Elite Series pros stack up in the battle of the whiskers?
Stephen Mui, a competitor in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series, qualified for BASSfest and walked away with an 18th-place finish and 48 pounds, 4 ounces.
During Bassmaster BASSfest, we asked our Marshals to send in on-the-water photos of the pros in action. Here are some of the best Marshal photos we received over five days of competition.
See the anglers try for another chance at BASSfest.
Follow B.A.S.S. photographer James Overstreet to Nickajack Lake where 90 anglers vied for a second chance to qualify for another day on Chickamauga.
Check out the action on the water during Day 1 of BASSfest on Tennessee's Chickamauga Lake.