In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2011 elite series on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Florida. It is the second day launch.
As the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series kicks off, some of bass fishing's major players are battling ailments.
Trevor Moawad shoots straight with Takahiro Omori. Takahiro talks about his life since his 2004 Bassmaster Classic win.
He used to carry soft drinks and junk food on his boat, now it's protein bars and homemade sports drinks.
Takahiro Omori talks about the effect that a optimistic state of mind can have on a fishing tournament.
Aaron Martens has competed at 11 diffrent Bassmaster Classics. This album features images of Aaron throughout the years.
This gallery is a compilation of photos featuring all 50 of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic competitors.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The 2009 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., added another accolade to his career, winning the 40th Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.
Somewhere in the bowels of his Alabama home, Elite Series pro Aaron Martens has a crankbait graveyard with an inventory greater than the average tackle shop.
It occurred to me that during the four or five months that I have written this blog I have said very few things about the Elite Series anglers or the people around it.