Note to those of you who counted Kevin VanDam out of the Bassmaster Classic after the first round: big mistake.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 Bassmaster classic.
The Bassmaster professionals talk about how physically demanding fishing is on their bodies.
"It's wonderful. Points winner is a great title to have on my resume — and I'm going to the Classic, a lifetime dream," said the 43-year-old Hartley, a veteran Elite pro who's been competing in BASS events since 1996.
Bobby Lane of Lakeland, Fla., took the lead Thursday at the season finale of the 2007 Bassmaster Southern Open out of Decatur, Ala.
Read how John Strider in his first year fishing on the pro side, brings a big weigh-in to the scales at the 2009 Bassmaster Southern Open season finale on Santee Cooper Lakes.
Terry Scroggins has earned a big reputation as a professional bass angler in just a few years.
Read why Terry Scroggins is grinning before the start of the Sunshine Showdown— the final event on the 2007 Elite Series.
Mark Menendez might want to start checking eBay for a deal on a Rolex for Terry Scroggins.
Day One on Lake Dardanelle had lots of fish biting, but not enough making the length limit.