It is the nature of bass fishermen to be unsatisfied with the status quo.
Mike Iaconelli is confident enough to know that he has a legitimate shot to win every time out, whether it’s a northern lake, a tidal river, a southern impoundment or a parking lot mud puddle.
Put a hundred of the best fishermen in the world on some primo waters, and we’re bound to see a parade of huge bass, right?
After the final weigh-in at Oneida Lake, I went out to dinner with a small group of friends that included Bassmaster photographer James Overstreet and Bassmaster writer Craig Lamb. As we sat down, my wife turned to me and said, “There goes Edwin Evers.”
It’s been almost six weeks since the last Bassmaster Elite Series event but it feels like much longer.
No one who follows closely the sport of bass fishing can deny Tommy Biffle’s numerous achievements ... but ...
Another year on the Elite Series defies all the odds.
It’s rare these days that I have three hours free on a Saturday afternoon, or even the same amount of time on a random weeknight, but when I do I like to settle in on the couch and watch a Major League Baseball game.
What does an Elite Series rookie do during the break between tournaments? In the case of Kevin Hawk, he fishes, and then he fishes some more.
When Edwin Evers won on the Alabama River, it no doubt gave him a boost – to his confidence, to his bank account and to his chances of winning the Toyota Angler of the Year race.