VanDam cashed checks in his first 23 Bassmaster events and is the sport's all-time money winner. Gritter is still looking for his first paycheck as an Elite Series angler.
That was certainly the case for three 2009 Bassmaster Classic contenders: Kenyon Hill, Peter Thliveros and Terry Scroggins.
Now that the first woman to ever fish a Bassmaster Classic has fished her way out of contention, will the media move on to the real business at hand crowning a Classic champion ...
If it weren't for the fancy Kinami Baits logo wrapped on the gunnels of Steve Kennedy's boat, you'd think he was just one of the locals pitching to the stumps in the Red River backwaters.
In this article Kevin VanDam talks about bassmaster classics past and present.
In this article, you can read how Jordon won and Horton finished fifth in 2002 CITGO Bassmaster Tour event on Lake Guntersville on patterns providing textbook examples of how anglers can overcome overlapping seasons.
It's only fitting that the late Buck Perry was inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame prior to the start of the 38th annual Bassmaster Classic.
A lot of weekend anglers have forgotten about buzzbaits, and that is a mistake. Elite Series pros give tips for fishing this topwater bait that have been kept secret until now.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Three of the 2008 Elite Series Bluegrass Brawl on Kentucky Lake, near Gilbertsville, Kentucky.
For years of dedicated service to bass fishermen everywhere, we salute the birth and evolution of the timeless plastic worm