When looking at the Sabine's performance last week, one thing is clear. If it wasn't the toughest event in Elite history, it certainly ranks no worse (better?) than second.
I know the last thing fishing fans want to hear is a lot of stuff about a pro's sponsors, but I hope you'll bear with me on this.
In On the Road, Jack Kerouac called the Sabine an "evil old river" and "the mansion of the snake," noting "we could almost hear the slither of a million copperheads."
Day One of the 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Sabine River out of Orange, Texas, was tough, but was it the toughest day in Elite history?
We’ve hit some tough fishing here on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas.
Over the next couple of weeks, most everything smallmouth bass do will depend upon the water temperature.
While you’re reading this, I’ll be doing some last minute practice on the Sabine River.
The 2013 Elite Series campaign is nearly underway, and all 100 anglers remain tied ... for now. There’s no first place, no last place, and perhaps most significantly, no second place.
Breaking down the first Elite event is not an easy prospect.