It was Aaron Martens' 41st birthday Saturday when he locked up the AOY title. It may be hard to believe, but Martens isn't the only AOY to take the crown on his birthday. Davy Hite did it on May 18, 1997, on his 32nd birthday.
And let August 24 go down as the most important day in bass fishing history for births. Yesterday Aaron Martens was 41, John Murray was 49 and Ray Scott was 80. How's that for some bass fishing luminaries? No other date can compare.