This is the view of Todd Ruffin, a photojournalist from Tulsa's News on 6, who's riding along today with Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Bassmaster Classic qualifer Matt Lee. We hope Ruffin is as bundled up as Lee is!
On Sept. 23, 1987, Kevin VanDam fished his first B.A.S.S. event, the New York Invitational on the St. Lawrence River. Then 19, he finished 110th out of 311 anglers. He was in the money 38 times in his next 43 tournaments.