War heros pair up with Elite Anglers for this one of a kind tournament. The 'Hope for the Warriors' tournament was held on 'The Waters.'
If you are alive, breathing, and can think, all you need to do is to look into the face of a warrior, wounded or not, active or not, and while the flag is high, and the sun is low, and the anthem plays, you will see in the eyes of those who were there this: Freedom hurts.
The Hope for the Warriors program paired up Elite Series Pro's with Wounded Warriors for a day of fishing.
It had to be special: Russ Lane coming from a four-way tie for last place in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings to within five points of winning the title to start this week's second, and final, event of the postseason on the Alabama River.
Dave Wolak talks about the Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Champlain and how he won
Deb Johnson highlights the Elite Series postseason, the standing for the AOY, and Quotes from the pros.
Watch as B.A.S.S. pro greg Hackney goes diving to capture a fish that almost got away.
Monday's off day for the top 12 Elite Series anglers was anything but. The pros' had the Wounded Warriors, media interviews, and luncheon.
Watch as the B.A.S.S. pros are interviewed by the local press.
Lake Jordan is history. I'm fairly pleased - not ecstatic but pleased. I accomplished the minimum of what I had to do. On Saturday morning, I was pretty far out, but as of this morning, I'm only seven points behind. That's doable, especially considering we're headed to the river for the next two days.