2012 Elite Series Ramada Championship Oneida Lake - Syracuse, NY, Aug 23 - 26, 2012

Angler of the Year!

7:44 pm EDT, Aug 25, 2012 | By Chris Mitchell

Update: Read more about Chapman's triumph here.

All he had to do was make the top 12 for the final day at the Ramada Championship on Oneida Lake. And he did. Brent Chapman is your 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year! We'll have much more on bassmaster.com later today.

Also, Brandon Card is the 2012 Rookie of the Year after a close finish with Cliff Prince.


We'll have more later, but here's a photo of Brent showing off the trophy to the media.


Here's a shot of the press and fans snapping pics of Brent as he won, taken by Jim Sexton.