B.A.S.S. Nation Blog

Headed north

8:13 am EST, Nov 7, 2014

Rolling up the highway with 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Classic contender and Monroe resident Brett Preuett. Today's "on the water coverage" has become "from the Tundra coverage". After not seeing much from the boat yesterday, we got a little tip from one of the top contenders. He said he'll be way up D'arbonne Bayou. Right under D'arbonne Lake spillway to be exact. That spillway held the winning fish here in 2011 when Jamie Horton won the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship. Could history repeat itself here this week?

Carden talks about his Day 1 lead

7:45 am EST, Nov 7, 2014

Early look at Day 2 takeoff

7:37 am EST, Nov 7, 2014

Photos by Brett Reid. 

Carden talks Day 1

6:11 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014

Coby Carden talks about his Day 1 lead.

Kuroda takes the stage

5:23 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014

Japanese angler Koji Kuroda takes the stage.

Ouachita River bass loaded on the Shimano Live Release Boat

5:21 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014

Carden takes the lead

5:01 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014

Alabama angler Coby Carden takes the lead with 11-8

New faces, new places

4:59 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014

Troy Danes becomes the first Australian angler to walk across the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship stage.

Things you just don't see in the Elite Series

4:43 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014


JJ Patton, representing the Iowa B.A.S.S. Nation, explains his weigh-in song by singing it for the audience.

Tony Choe catches eight little fish on Day 1

4:36 pm EST, Nov 6, 2014

"If Rocky had won his first fight, it wouldn't have been such a good story," Bassmaster Emcee Dave Mercer told Choe.


"Yeah, there's going to be a Tony II and Tony III!" Choe said.