Virginian Wayne Vaughan holds the Day One lead on the James River, with two Elite pros - Randy Howell and Fletcher Shryock - on his heels.
James River plays hosts to several former and current locals looking to ride the tide to victory.
What does an Elite Series rookie do during the break between tournaments? In the case of Kevin Hawk, he fishes, and then he fishes some more.
When Edwin Evers won on the Alabama River, it no doubt gave him a boost – to his confidence, to his bank account and to his chances of winning the Toyota Angler of the Year race.
If you saw any of the amazing photo galleries from the recently-concluded Elite Series tournament on the Alabama River, then you know that risk-taking is where it’s at these days.
We’re only done with three Elite Series tournaments but for those anglers who want to move up in the Toyota Angler of the Year standings, time is running surprisingly short.
Even though B.A.S.S. has made the Potomac River a frequent stop on its various circuits, I never expected major fishing history to emerge close to home.
B.A.S.S. writer Pete Robbins recounts how he came to know Elite Series pro Clark Reehm.
Pete Robbins reminisces about his first encounter with Aaron Martens at the 2004 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Wylie.