More on Mark Menendez

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Anybody's Ballgame

Mar 8, 2008

"You're going to see a couple of guys today that are not very high in the top 50 jump up and make the top 12. And you'll have a couple of guys who are way up there who will fall today."

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Hero to Zero

Mar 7, 2008

"This is one of those lakes where it's real easy to go from a hero to a zero."

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Fickle water

Mar 7, 2008

If you're in Central Florida and you can't afford the rollercoasters in Orlando, enter a tournament on the Harris Chain of Lakes.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Notes & Quotes

Mar 7, 2008

Weather warnings barked out from bullhorns by BASS officials cautioned the boaters to be wary of today's forecast, calling for winds to gust to 35 mph from the south with damaging straight-line winds blowing across the area with the approach of a strong frontal passage.

Big bites for small mouths

Mar 4, 2008

Savvy smallmouth anglers have learned from experience that the best way to catch a trophy-size brown bass is to offer it a magnum-size meal.

Choose the right topwater

Mar 4, 2008

Finessing creature baits

Mar 4, 2008

Soon after large creature baits proved their stuff, lure makers introduced downsized versions. Do they measure up to their larger predecessors?

How to fish river lakes

Mar 4, 2008

While bass living in those waters have the same basic needs, catching them requires an understanding of the differences in how fish live and feed in such dissimilar environments.

Laydowns top to bottom

Mar 4, 2008

Fallen trees provide all-important cover for fish and visible, identifiable targets for fishermen. Some, however, are better than others.

Overgunning with crankbaits

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read how when having the choice of an ever widening array of lures and tactics, sometimes just getting back to the basics with a little discernment and a little "old school" thinking is not a bad idea.