Chad Griffin, an Alaska native who now lives in Cresson, Texas, caught the biggest bass of the tournament by carefully studying Oneida's past and meticulously fishing selected spots.
In this photo gallery you will see images from the pages of bassmaster magazine.
A narrated slideshow from the 2009 B.A.S.S. Slam trek. Chris Horton, James Hall and Dave Jones drove over 3,100 miles in a quest to catch bass a crossed the south.
If I had to pick just one thing that most casual smallmouth anglers struggle with, it would be that they aren't as good as they need to be at fishing deep water. That's the problem, and luckily there's a cure.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the September/October 2009 issue.
Arkansas' Billy McCaghren claims 2009 Rookie of the Year.
Bill Lowen and Bobby Lane learned valuable lessons in their painful, first-round disqualifications during the Ramada Champion's Choice on Oneida Lake.
Newcomers to the Bassmaster Elite Series have the opportunity to earn not only a check at each tournament, but also a cash bonus of $25,000 that goes with the 2008 Advance Auto Parts Bassmaster Rookie of the Year award, based on final season point standings.