Topics: 2013 Elite Series Toyota All-Star Week and Evan Williams Bourbon Championship

All-Star: Day One on the water II

Sep 27, 2013

Catch up again with the Elites on Day One of Toyota All-Star week.

Catching up with Combs

Sep 27, 2013

Keith Combs is fishing about 50 feet from the weigh-in stage. That's him in the photo. This little inlet is stacked with lilly pads and Combs is methodically fishing them.

Drop-shotting on Lake Muskegon

Sep 27, 2013

There are some All-Stars using the drop-shot technique on Lake Muskegon today. And all of them fully understand the Michigan Department of Natural Resources regulation that requires a 3-inch leader off the main line to the hook on a drop-shot rig.  

All-Star: Day One on the water

Sep 27, 2013

Catch up with the Elites on Day One of Toyota All-Star week.

Fall bite on?

Sep 27, 2013

We're talking to three local guys who fish tournaments in the area. They are saying it's still a little early for the fall bite. The water temperature is about 65 degrees here in the canal. "Water temperature needs to drop about 5 degrees for it to really turn on," one said.

Lane looking to upgrade

Sep 27, 2013

Lane has a limit and is looking to upgrade. At least now the salmon have left him alone. Update by Bassmaster Marshal Bret Hoeksema.

JVD working the camera

Sep 27, 2013

It's noon, there's no wind, and here in the canal we're watching Cliff Pace. Bowman is busy blogging so JVD picked up the camera and started snapping photos. Cliff just caught a three and a half pounder, setting off hollers from the spectators.   If JVD does a good job on the camera, Bowman may be out of a job!

Jones is on 'em

Sep 27, 2013

Reese has two

Sep 27, 2013

Skeet Reese is fishing in a little bay near the entrance to Muskegon Lake-- a canal connects it to Lake Michigan. This area is shallow, about 8-feet deep, and has lots of grass. Skeet tells us he has two in the livewell for about 4 pounds.

Zaldain is culling

Sep 27, 2013

Photo by Bassmaster Marshal  Dustin Daggett.

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