Not surprisingly, a fast start is pretty important, and the fastest starters are the guys who go to the Bassmaster Classic most often and annually challenge for Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
How do you measure tournament dominance ... and what was the most impressive tournament win in B.A.S.S. history?
On January 28, 1977, Dave Gliebe of won the American Bass Fisherman Hurst Open on Lake Okeechobee. You may remember Gliebe as one of the original Bassmaster Elite Series anglers in 2006, but I remember him from much further back.
On October 23 we "celebrated" the second anniversary of the castable umbrella rig (CUR).
How many bass you can weigh in has everything to do with tournament strategy ... and the role of luck.
Ricky Green's 14 straight Bassmaster Classic appearances made him Mr. Consistency. Now he needs some help.
Does the leaderboard really get shuffled around at an Elite event? Not so much.
What started out as an attainable goal for 100 anglers is now within the grasp of only a few.
The truth is, the same things that lead an Elite angler to an AOY title will work for you in your bass club or in any other tournament circuit out there.
Like your world records on the shady side? Then you might enjoy a few more of the most notable "records" we've seen, including an April Fool's breaking story.