The tournament banner.
Signed by all the Elite Series pros.
Registration night at Lake Dardanelle.
The sun sets on the night of the registration for the Memorial Tournament.
The sun sets the night before the tournament begins.
119 boats prepare to launch.
The boat that finds the pink duck out on the lake wins a prize.
Father and son take off for a fun day of fishing.
Steve Bowman and his daughter Melissa prepare for blast-off.
This kids look says it all.
Kevin Short announces the boats as they take off in the morning, while Kerry Short holds onto the pink duck.
The Shorts look on as boats head out in the morning hours on Lake Dardanelle.
A boat trolls out onto Lake Dardanelle.
Ali is keeping an eye out for Tammy Cook, while Ken Cook is looking for the bass.
Elite Series pro Ken Cook fishes Lake Dardanelle in the early afternoon hours.
Kerry Short and Hunter Cook fill the winning prize bags.
We placed the pink duck atop some buoy thing.
By duck, some lady found it and won two brand new reels. We watched two or three boats zoom right by it without stopping.
A big bass for a little boy.
Michelle Short's number and softball logo on dad's bass boat.
The lady in red talking to Kevin was Michelle's high school teacher.
Future Women's Bassmaster Tour pro, 10-year-old Melissa Eldredge.
Beau Browning and his father, Elite Series pro Stephen Browning.
Father and son walk to the weigh-in.
Melissa Eldredge never stopped watching the weigh in.
Neither did this young lady.
Beau takes the stage.
Larry Nixon and his daughter Lindsay fish their first tournament together.
Allen and Aaron Fullbright, first place in the Adult/Youth division.
Melissa gets a check.
Mel and Gene Davis won the Michelle Short Memorial Tournament on Lake Dardanelle.
The real winner was the Michelle Short Scholarship Fund.