'Twas the night before blastoff, when all through the inn the anglers were stirring, thinking ‘bout a big win.
Last year, I was the only former collegiate angler fishing in the Bassmaster Elite Series, and based on my experience fishing collegiately, I knew that more would join me soon.
The year is winding down, but there's still 2013 to prepare for, so that's what I did.
The number one question I get these days is one that every professional angler says they get asked: “How do you get sponsors?”
In the offseason last fall and winter, I worked as a landscaper nearly 60 hours per week. This fall I am taking a different approach, and I have started doing guided fishing trips.
He may not be the next KVD, but one thing is for sure- Carson Orellana is impressive.
The late summer to early fall transition period can be the toughest time of the year for bass fishermen because bass are very scattered. I know it is my toughest time!
It has finally sunk in that my first Bassmaster Elite Series season is over and in the books, and I am already thinking about next year’s schedule.
Fishing on the Bassmaster Elite Series is a tremendous learning experience. The most important thing that I have learned this year is that I have to fish my strengths to be successful.
At the start of the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series, I, like all the other 99 anglers, set a goal of making the Bassmaster Classic. I figured that if I could do that the Rookie of the Year title would be a good possibility, too.