We're nearly halfway through the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series season and things are taking shape in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race.
Jon Stewart shares his life experience with anglers, events, and family as he writes about his history with B.A.S.S. and talks about expectations of new chapters with the new ownership of the company.
Last time we covered a new statistic that I call Daily Catch Ratio (or DCR). I listed the best and worst anglers from the Elite Series for Day One and Day Two. Now let's take a look at who slipped the most from Day One to Day Two of the 2010 Elite Series season.
Look at the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings and you'll see some interesting changes from last year at this time. No one in the current top 10 was in the top 10 after two events last year.
On the first day of the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Florida's Harris Chain of Lakes, Grant Goldbeck weighed in one small bass for 1 pound, 1 ounce. If one is the loneliest number — as Three Dog Night once claimed — Goldbeck was in a lonely place, indeed, ranking a dismal 97th out of 99 anglers.
I have a new statistic for all you tournament geeks out there, and I think it's pretty interesting. I call it the Daily Catch Ratio (or DCR).
Peter T talks about locals relying on history, often with poor results.
Citrus Slam anglers need to be prepared for the many different conditions that await at this tournament.
Shaw Grigsby's time has come, and no one deserves a B.A.S.S. victory more.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Keith Poche shares strategy for bedding bass at the 2011 kickoff event on the Harris Chain of Lakes out of Tavares, Florida. When it comes to sinkers, Poche has method behind the seeming madness....