Right now Hackney is staring Godzilla in the face, and it’s safe to say that his eyes are laser-focused on the next major hurdle.
After eight events covering rivers, lakes and man-made reservoirs from Florida to Louisiana to New York and in venues known for the Monkey Trial, the Liberty Bell and the finest country music theaters, the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series regular season is finally in the books.
Greg Hackney was the star of Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing, not just because of his win, but also because he caught the biggest bag of the tournament and earned the commensurate 40-point bonus.
Elite pro Greg Hackney won the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake — and held tight to his lead in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year points race.
There will be no 2015 Classic appearance after 24 in a row for Kevin VanDam.
The Elite Series event here on Cayuga Lake in New York is dispelling a myth held by many anglers about northern natural lakes.