Tips and techniques from the top pros of the 2011 Elite Series Battle on the Bayou on Toledo Bend Reservoir.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of several of the more successful lures and techniques used by the Elite anglers as they compete in the 2011 Elite Series Battle on the Bayou on Toledo Bend Reservoir, near Many, La.
As a kid, it was a huge thrill for me to meet the guys that I'd read about in Bassmaster Magazine or saw on TV for the first time — guys that I would later compete against on the tournament trail.
People tend to think that just because they enjoy bass fishing, they are a shoe-in for a job at a fishing company. Not so fast.
Kelly Jordon's brush with cancer and it's effect on his good friend.
If you hang around enough tournament weigh ins, you'll hear all kinds of ideas and theories. Some are obviously correct, some are remarkably stupid, and some are up for grabs — they require more information or research before being lumped into one of the first two categories.
An insider's look at Bassmaster Elite Series pro Boyd Duckett .