Bassonomics

Against all odds: The AOY race

Jun 8, 2011

These odds are for entertainment purposes only. Remember, please no wagering ... unless you want to.

Streaks, peaks and freaks (the good kind)

May 31, 2011

Nine anglers have a chance to limit each day they fish during the 2011 Elite season, but the Arkansas River looms ahead.

One better than DiMaggio

May 26, 2011

There are magic numbers in sports, like Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak. Bass fishing has its numbers, too, and for consecutive limits it tops Joltin' Joe.

The AOY race by the numbers

May 11, 2011

Jones is elated, KVD is still in the hunt, Reese is on the ropes, and Remitz needs all the help he can get. Here's the inside scoop on AOY, the Classic and requalifying for the Elite Series.

AOY is a three-horse race

May 5, 2011

There are 20 horses in this year's Kentucky Derby, but only three in the AOY race. If you're not Alton, Big Show or KVD, you're already out of the running.

Panic time for Elite pros trying to make 2012 Classic

May 2, 2011

With half the Elite season over, some big name pros are on the outside looking in when it comes to qualifying for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic. It may be time to go for "broke."

Conventional wisdom isn't

Apr 20, 2011

If you hang around enough tournament weigh ins, you'll hear all kinds of ideas and theories. Some are obviously correct, some are remarkably stupid, and some are up for grabs — they require more information or research before being lumped into one of the first two categories.

Never too early to start your comeback

Apr 13, 2011

We're nearly halfway through the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series season and things are taking shape in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race.

Day after day ... after day

Mar 28, 2011

Last time we covered a new statistic that I call Daily Catch Ratio (or DCR). I listed the best and worst anglers from the Elite Series for Day One and Day Two. Now let's take a look at who slipped the most from Day One to Day Two of the 2010 Elite Series season.

Fast starts in AOY race

Mar 23, 2011

Look at the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings and you'll see some interesting changes from last year at this time. No one in the current top 10 was in the top 10 after two events last year.

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