I packed up the truck last weekend and put in five days of sunrise to sunset practice on Lake Dardanelle.
It was a mixed bag at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees out of Tulsa, Okla. Early hype and speculation that catch records would fall dissipated as snow fell instead throughout the final practice day.
Items that could bring that little bit of luck to win it all.
Being able to say you caught the biggest bass in the Bassmaster Classic is a huge honor. And Mark Pierce is the one person who can say that for 2013.
Follow the worlds top angler make their way to the stage.
B.A.S.S. Nation tournament director Jon Stewart makes a case for B.A.S.S. Nation anglers winning the Bassmaster Classic.
Six 2013 Bassmaster Classic berths were awarded to anglers that finished at the top of the Cabela's Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship.
All were bundled up this morning in rain suits, hats, gloves and face masks, ready for a day of relative discomfort — as well as a bite.
The best amateur anglers are getting ready for the championship on Alabama's Wheeler Lake.
If George Crain struggles the same way he did yesterday, he could win the Cabela’s B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Southern Divisional today.