Topics: 2012 Elite Series Douglas Lake Challenge

Back-to-Back

May 5, 2012

No one has ever won back-to-back Elite Series tournaments. The closest to accomplishing that was Kevin VanDam who was second at Wheeler Lake in 2008 before winning the next tournament on Kentucky Lake. Britt Myers can tie that mark if he can hold on to win at Douglas Lake. Myers finished second last time on Bull Shoals.

NEW: AOY standings updated daily

May 5, 2012

Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year standings now updated daily during tournaments.

Lowen adds to Livewell

May 5, 2012

Bill lower a with big Douglas lake bass

Bobby Lane consecutive streak

May 5, 2012

Bobby Lane has now limited on 32 consecutive competition days. No, it's not a record, but it is impressive. There have only been 18 such streaks that were longer, including Lane's own 47 straight in 2008-09, which is second best ever. Kevin VanDam holds the record at 57 straight (2008-09).

Myers attracting a crowd

May 5, 2012

Ever since the rain stopped, the number of boats gathering to watch Britt Myers has grown steadily. It's up to 25 now, and all are courteously giving Myers plenty of room. He needs it, as Myers is working wide swaths of Douglas Lake, where schools of bass are holding deep.

Ott DeFoe catches 4-pounder

May 5, 2012

Ott DeFoe with a nice catch in the rain on Day Three of the Douglas Lake Challenge

Myers has a limit

May 5, 2012

"It's happening!" yelled Britt Myers as he added a 3-pounder to his limit that he estimates at 16 pounds now.

Anglers still catching them despite weather

May 5, 2012

Jeff McAfee sent us this close to 4-pound fish that Pete Ponds has been able to catch during the storm.

Day Three launch on Douglas Lake

May 5, 2012

Bad weather looms on the horizon as angler launch on Day Three of the Douglas Lake Challenge.

The storm arrives

May 5, 2012

The storm has officially hit Douglas Lake. The rain is pouring and water is rolling across the parking lot. Thunder is booming and the wind is shaking the War Room. And the satellite that runs the internet feed is out.

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