More on Kevin VanDam

2008 Elite Series Champion's Choice: Day One, Launch

Apr 26, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Champion's Choice on Oneida Lake, near Syracuse, New York

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Day Three, KVD

Apr 25, 2009

If there was a technique Kevin VanDam hasn't quite mastered, most would agree that sight-fishing would be it.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Day Three, Notes

Apr 25, 2009

Coming out of practice, Steve Kennedy had located both sight fish and swimbait fish. He chose to target the swimbait fish first, but struggled because the cold nights had pushed them down.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day Three, Weigh-In

Apr 25, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Three of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day Three, On The Water

Apr 25, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find on-the-water images from Day Three of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day Three, Launch

Apr 25, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day Three of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Day Three

Apr 25, 2009

It's like Groundhog Day, a broken record and déjà vu all over again rolled up into one.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Day Two

Apr 24, 2009

"The whole thing was humiliating," Swindle said. "I had the trolling motor on high and the boat was swinging around while I was fishing a dock on my tip toes from the front of the boat, looking for fish. The boat hit the dock and I did a front flip, X-Games style off the front deck into the water."

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, VanDam

Apr 24, 2009

VanDam was running a defined pattern in different areas, primarily focusing on smallmouth bass. He mixed in sight fishing — a technique used by many in the top tier of the field — along with a number of blind casts.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day Two, Weigh-In

Apr 24, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Two of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

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