All I’ve seen is a place that’s good for the Bassmaster Elite Series, good for the sport of bass fishing and good to the people involved with both.
Mark Menendez began the day in 89th place, but he's a fast riser today. BASSTrakk currently shows him in 22nd place with 18-4. Huk Performance Fishing Apparel awards $1,000 to the angler at each tournament who makes the "biggest jump" from Day 1. Steve Kennedy received the $1,000 ceremonial check from Huk on-stage yesterday for his performance at BASSfest on Kentucky Lake. "The problem with that is you have to dig yourself a big hole before you can win it," laughed Kennedy.
Michael Yarema captures Seth Feider's awesome cull.
Day 2 of the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River is underway.
Prior to launch and over an egg muffin on Day 2 of the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite Series tournament, Mike Iaconelli offered his perspective on the sometimes temperamental smallmouth that have made the St. Lawrence River a favorite fishery of he and many other pros.
Dean Rojas' Marshal sends in a small gallery of photos showing his day.
When the Elites talk about having a tough practice, like they unanimously did before Day 1 of the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at the St. Lawrence River, it bears little weight on how things will go come tournament time/game time.
Brent Ehrler had a good Day 1, but it could have been great.
First cast On the strength of starting off the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River in 13th, Aaron Martens has taken a lead in the Toyota Angler of the Year race.
Photographer Seigo Saito shares some of his faves from Day 1 on the St. Lawrence River.