Currently at 14th place in the Southern Opens standings for 2015, Vu Au is a 32-year-old Opens angler on pace to achieve his personal American dream.
No one is safe from being smitten by the bass tournament bug, including a civil litigations lawyer in Virginia.
Alabama angler Scott Canterbury hopes to reach the Bassmaster Classic via the Bassmaster Opens’ 'win and you’re in' stipulation.
Luke Clausen is only 36 years old, but you get the sense he has been a blue-chip bass pro as long as some of the grizzled legends of our sport.
Connecticut’s Terry Baksay competed in his first Bassmaster tournament, the Hudson River Invitational, in 1984. He was 25 years old then and hopelessly hooked on bass fishing.
In 2007, Patrick Pierce was able to sign on to fish the Southern and Central Bassmaster Opens. He added the Northern Opens starting in 2013.
Adrian 'Jersey Boy' Avena grew up saltwater fishing in southern New Jersey, but it wasn’t until the summer before his college freshman year that he tried fishing without live bait.