Follow Elite Series rookies: Jonathon VanDam (JVD), Brandon Palaniuk and Bradley Roy, as they test their skills during the 2011 Sunshine Showdown.
I am the only guy over the age of 12 in the room. Even though I know everyone in the room, I don't want to be here. I want to be anywhere else. I can best explain it like this: It's the feeling you get when you go to the dentist and he tells you it's no big deal, and that you shouldn't need any Novocain. But he is wrong.
Kevin VanDam talks about power fishing tactics at this year's Bassmaster Classic.
It felt fantastic to start the season off with a Top 10 finish on the Harris Chain. This is in stark contrast with last season when I went through the whole campaign without making a single final-day cut.
Sometimes a guy has to face the facts — Florida bass fishing is not my strong suit. I don't know why, but I've never done very well on Florida waters.
Shaw Grigsby's time has come, and no one deserves a B.A.S.S. victory more.
Being a Marshal in the Bassmaster Elite Series was an incredible experience and well worth the entry fee.
Grant Goldbeck's risky decision at the Elite Series Sunshine Showdown.
Shaw Grigsby still has it after all these years, and it's proven at the Elite Series Sunshine Showdown.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2011 elite series on the Harris chain Of Lakes in Florida. It is the fourth day behind the scenes.