Can I talk about something that has nothing to do with bass fishing, but has everything to do with bass fishing? Quite honestly all I can think about is Kevin Oldham, a 34-year-old firefighter from Chicago who is fighting Cancer.
LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Mark Tyler doesn't think he can win the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open ... but he's pretty sure about the third.
Mark Tucker, who spent the last 10 years on the Bassmaster Elite Series, found a cozy, out-of-way place Friday on Lake Lewisville.
Go behind the scenes at the 2011 Central Central Open #1. The tournament was held on Lake Lewisville, Texas.
This gallery features photos from the day one weigh-in at the 2011 Central Open #1. The Open tournament was held on Lake Lewisville, Texas.
The Bassmaster Classic is one of the most comprehensively covered tournaments in the world, and the droves of reporters leave few stones unturned when it comes to getting the stories.
Costa sunglasses recently signed on as the title sponsor for Bassmaster Elite Series angler Casey Ashley. The news comes as Ashley prepares to compete in the 2011 Elite Series, starting with The Sunshine Showdown Mar. 10 - 13, in Tavares, Fla. This is Ashley's fifth year competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series, with nine Top 10 tournament finishes to his name. He has been a member of Costa's pro staff since 2007.
Despite the weather, high hopes prevail for the first Bass Pro Shops Central Open.
Just in case you've been living under a rock for the past decade, Aaron Martens has finished second in the Bassmaster Classic four times since 2002. It's an enviable — but uneasy — record. No other angler in Classic history has finished second more than twice.
No rest for the weary in Kriet's schedule.