It has been theorized that 90 percent of the bass live where only 10 percent of fishermen dare to go. For many anglers, fishing deep is tantamount to space exploration. Probing the unknown depths searching for invisible cover is often much less appealing than simply dropping the trolling motor and covering visible shoreline cover.
Now that the field is set, let's look at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers as a group. Words tell great stories, but numbers can reveal truths that words only hint at.
This BASS reporter's rundown of all the activity in this fall's tournaments.
Go behind the scenes on day two at the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run .
Photo gallery of anglers registering for the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run tournament.
Go on the water on day three of the 2010 Elite Series Pride of Georgia tournament.
Step into the life of B.A.S.S. pro Mike McClelland, during the 2010 Elite Series Pride of Georgia tournament.
The first day of any tournament is a flurry of activity, and the 2010 Elite Series Pride of Georgia was no exception. This photo gallery features images from the day one launch of the 2010 Elite Series Pride of Georgia tournament.
Registration day is a good opportunity to catch a glimpse of your favorite B.A.S.S. pros. This photo gallery features images on registration day at the 2010 Elite Series Pride of Georgia.