The R-word wins when the boats stay on the banks. The R-word wins when the boat trailers stay in the driveway. There IS NO OTHER CHOICE but to take to the water. Anything short of that, and the recession wins.
Read about the 13 "unlucky" number of rookies and how they managed to qualify for the 2009 Bassmaster Classic.
In this article, you can read how George Cochran went against conventional wisdom to win the 1996 Bassmaster Classic at Lay Lake, Alabama.
In this article, you can read how the brushpiles looked good to Mark Davis and helped him to win the Silver Anniversary edition of the 25th Bassmaster Classic.
In this article, you can read about the number 14 and the greatest comeback from a first day deficit in Classic history.
In this article, you can read how Bryan Kerchal, an amateur, won the 24th Classic title before a record weigh-in crowd.
Line is every bit as important as anything we fish with. It's a serious subject. It doesn't get enough attention.
When choosing a spinning reel Reese says the most important consideration is the drag. The gear ratio and ball bearing count are secondary. "The drag is everything on a spinning reel.
"Too many anglers worry about materials, mechanics and names. Those things are important but the ultimate standard is to choose a rod that performs the task at hand properly."
This is a great fishery and these guys are the best of the best when it comes to catching bass. The guys at the top will have heavy sacks all three days.