There are two reasons why I like cold fronts so much. One is about the fishing and other is about the mental side of competition.
Lipless crankbaits are great search baits all year long, but in the fall they're especially strong — not merely for the search process, but also for maximizing your catch once you've located bass.
He's known for being slow and methodical, but the angler they call "The Squirrel" speeds things up in the fall.
They say records are made to be broken, but some -- like Cy Young's 511 Major League wins -- seem destined to last forever. Either way, Rick Clunn's 28 consecutive Bassmaster Classic appearances will be with us for a long, long time.
"I haven't done much fishing the past two years, and some of the times I've been out there it felt like the last place I wanted to be."
With the completion of the 2014 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship, 48 of the 56 Bassmaster Classic berths for Lake Hartwell are in the books.
Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
The park where they'll hold the weigh-ins and Bassmaster University looks great. Homes across the street look like Norman Rockwell paintings.
For one brief, shining season, these guys were among the best in the business.
Tournament day cancellations not as common as you think.