It was a week that was. This year’s postseason was marked by high wind, big waves, cold weather, delays and lots of fun fishing for big smallmouth bass.
Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
Follow along with Todd Faircloth as he competes on the final day of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship.
After its week in a time capsule, we unearth Charlie Hartley's column to marvel at the foreshadowing, irony, and what-might-have-beens ...
When you look at the final results from Day 1, you can understand why AOY leader Greg Hackney was relieved when his five-bass limit weighed 18 pounds Thursday.
Take a look at the Top 50 in the AOY running and find out what's on the line for them.
One-third to the way through the Angler of the Year Championship but remarkably little has changed.