Collegiates sit down for friendly feast on eve of first day of fierce competition.
College anglers from all over America descend on Chatuge Reservoir for a final day of practice before the Championship begins.
College anglers attend Pro Night presented by Yamaha at the 2013 Carhartt College Series National Championship.
Best friends and college roommates at Young Harris College, Brad Rutherford and Matthew Peeler have been a team for about a year in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series.
Watch the best college anglers weigh in.
Behind the scenes and on the water of the Carhartt College Series National Championship.
When the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship gets underway Aug. 1 on Chatuge Reservoir, Ga., the field of hopeful young anglers will include the first team from Mexico ever to qualify for the championship bass tournament.
Last year the Bassmaster Carhartt College Series pitted brother against brother as Matt and Jordan Lee of Auburn University faced off in triple digit temperatures, vying to win a berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
School is out for the summer for the majority of college students across the country, but for 136 collegiate bass anglers, the biggest test of the year still lies ahead of them.