2012 Elite Series - All-Star Semi-final Lake Shelbyville - Decatur, IL, Sep 20 - 21, 2012

Meet the All-Star field


Nickname: Big Show

Age: 43

Hometown: San Mateo, Fla.

Height: 6-0

Weight: 210

2012 Elite Series Stats

AOY rank: 3rd

Best Finish: 6th at the St. Johns River Showdown and the Mississippi River Rumble

Bassing Average: 4.9630 (tied for 5th)

Average Bass Weight: 2.9310 (13th)

B.A.S.S. Career

Appearances: 147

Wins: 5

Prize Money: $1,544,995.33

AOY Titles: 0

AOY Best Finish: 3rd in 2005 and 2012

Bassmaster Classic

Appearances: 9

Wins: 0

Best Finish: 4th in 2006 on the Kissimmee Chain, Fla.


Big Show has finished in the top nine of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings five times in the last eight seasons. While many Florida anglers have historically struggled outside the Sunshine State, Scroggins excels everywhere. If not for one poor performance at Bull Shoals Lake this year, he would have made a serious run at AOY.


Nickname: None

Age: 37

Hometown: Jasper, Texas

Height: 6-2

Weight: 190

2012 Elite Series Stats

AOY rank: 4th

Best Finish: 1st at Mississippi River

Bassing Average: 4.9231 (10th)

Average Bass Weight: 3.1183 (3rd)

B.A.S.S. Career

Appearances: 162

Wins: 3

Prize Money: $1,533,412.31

AOY Titles: 0

AOY Best Finish: 2nd in 2008

Bassmaster Classic

Appearances: 10

Wins: 0

Best Finish: 3rd in 2010 on Lay Lake, Ala.


Faircloth is one of the most consistently excellent anglers in the world. In 2012, he posted four top 15 finishes in Elite events, including a won on the Mississippi River and second place on the St. Johns River. This season is the third time he's finished in the top six in AOY standings. He was runner up to Kevin VanDam in 2008.