There are some extra nervous twitches among many of the 107 Elite Series anglers competing today. "Big" doesn't begin to describe what's on the line for a lot of them. And it's all about making the Top 50 at the end of the day - the last Day 2 Top 50 cut of the 2015 season.
Martens' chances of locking up his third AOY on Saturday are very good.
AOY movement tops the five things of interest from Day 1 of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair
Many anglers are putting it all on the line to garner a berth in the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro next March.
Find out our favorite sayings from the first day of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair.
The on-air shooting deaths of a TV news crew rattled the nation Wednesday, and it hit close to the B.A.S.S. family. One of the people shot, Vicki Gardner, has worked closely with B.A.S.S. at several tournaments on Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia.
See how the pros fared on Day 1 at Lake St. Clair!
See the Day 2 catches from the Nation Northern Divisional.
Go backstage at the Day 1 weigh-in on Lake St. Clair!
AUG 27, 2015 TOWER, Minn. — The box score summarizes the kind of banner day enjoyed by the anglers at the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional underway on Lake Vermilion. Total fish caught: 456 Total weight: 1,045 pounds, 14 ounces