Bass fishing crowned its first non-American world champion, Takahiro Omori in 2004.
The Red Eye Shad took over 30 months to develop, but it was well worth it.
One of the greatest things about my weekly column here on Bassmaster.com is the e-mails I get from other smallmouth bass fanatics. One of the best came just the other day from John Whyte, a north-of-the-border brown bass chaser who loves to fish jigs for smallies on Canadian waters.
Kotaro Kiriyama found a productive pattern on the second practice day of the Battle on the Border presented by Mahindra Tractors.
Williamson, Short, Hackney make big moves at Lake Amistad
In this photo gallery, you'll find on-the-water images from Day Two of the 2008 Elite Series Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad, near Del Rio, Texas.