If you're a pro angler in search of the big accolades — AOY titles and Classic championships — you're most likely to do it between the ages of 35 and 45.
Every big-name pro will tell you that there's no substitute for time on the water, and spending all day, every day on the water is impossible with things like high school or day jobs in the way.
For Mark Menendez, it's not about the money. It's about the number.
I truly love fishing the Great Lakes for smallmouth, and this tournament has the potential of producing some eye-popping smallmouth catches.
Aaron Martens locked up the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title with one event left, and this has fans asking if it's the best Elite season ever for an angler.
The AOY Championship will determine a number of berths in the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic at Grand Lake in Oklahoma.
Martens' chances of locking up his third AOY on Saturday are very good.
In becoming the first angler to win consecutive Elite events, Edwin Evers also joined an elite crowd of five with double-digit victories.
Controversy swirls around this fish that stood as the world record for more than 40 years and now splits the record keeping authorities squarely down the middle.
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