Huntington, Texas, pro could dream the possibility of coming close to - or busting - the all-time four-day weight record set on Falcon five years ago.
Nine times out of 10, the strategy of “fishing your history” turns and bites the angler who tries to rely on past success. Not so for Keith Combs.
The Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Falcon Lake this week, where in 2008 Paul Elias won an Elite tournament with a record catch weighing 132 pounds, 8 ounces.
Faircloth’s win — his fourth Bassmaster Elite Series title and second in Texas — was a victory in a four-day tug-of-war with Dean Rojas.
Elite pro found himself two shy of limit until the final minutes of play on Day Three.
By noon, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Todd Faircloth from Jasper, Texas, had a five-fish limit on a river system that has left many other Elites struggling to bring three or four fish to the scales.
Carhartt Big Bass leader starts the day - and tournament - off right for Elite pro Dean Rojas.
Pros share their initial impressions of the vast Sabine River system, and what it will take to win the first Elite Series event on these waters.
Two brands bass anglers know by heart, Minn Kota and Humminbird, are again partnering with B.A.S.S. as official Premier Sponsors of all Bassmaster Tournament Trails.
When asked if he had ever competed on the Sabine River, site of the March 14-17 Bassmaster Elite Series season opener, Elite Series pro Dennis Tietje chuckled.