B.A.S.S. photographer Seigo Saito caught up with several of the Elites as they fished the first day of the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Dardanelle.
B.A.S.S. photographers tail Kevin Short, Bill Lowen, Kevin VanDam and more Elite pros on Day 1 at Lake Dardanelle.
When the telephone rings at 2 a.m., it's never good news. But Chris Lane's news went from bad to worse hours before the Day 1 takeoff for the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament at Lake Dardanelle.
“It’s real diverse, Dardanelle has something for everybody,” says VanDam. “It’s got a lot of different types of habitat, featuring tons of shallow water situations, all the way to deep cranking, and river current too.”
The pros get their game faces on before taking on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark.
Consider anglers with track records of success in the Ozarks and on the Alabama River in spring.
Take time to look at the multiple events the pros have fished on Dardanelle so you can estimate who will repeat their good fortune.
With his start-to-finish win at this past weekend’s Toyota Texas Bass Classic — bringing his total of TTBC trophies to three — Keith Combs may have established himself as the greatest tour level pro in Texas…ever.
Elite Series pro Keith Combs caught a mind-boggling 110 pounds of bass in three days at the Toyota Texas Bass Classic at Lake Fork.