High winds on Falcon Lake Sunday morning, and a forecast that the winds will continue throughout the day, forced the postponement until Monday of the final day of the Rigid Industries Falcon Slam out of Zapata, Texas.
"At the end of the day, if you have anything left to celebrate with, you didn’t fish hard enough." - Rick Clunn
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.