In this photo gallery, you'll find images of several Elite Series anglers who name their picks to perform well in the 2010 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake near Birmingham, Alabama.
At the Classic qualifier level there isn't as much difference between these guys' fishing skills as you might think. Longtime competitors didn't get here by accident. You don't survive in this business if you can't fish.
Some guys look like they have it all, especially when it comes to bass fishing. Men like Rick Clunn, Mark Davis, Kevin VanDam, Skeet Reese and Aaron Martens seem to have a natural ability to find bass. It's like you could drop them in the middle of the lake blindfolded and they'd come back with five keepers.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Three of the 2010 Southern Open #1 held on Lake Okeechobee near Okeechobee, Florida.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Two of the 2010 Southern Open #1 held on Lake Okeechobee near Okeechobee, Florida.
I'm excited about the upcoming Classic. Lay Lake may be one of the better Classic venues we've had in recent years. It's a healthy fishery, and bigger fish bite in colder water. On top of all that, it offers something for everyone.
Aaron Martens explains how to care for, clean and store your spinnerbait for maximum use.
Of all the different techniques and presentations that make up finesse fishing, I consider drop shotting special. It's effective in both shallow and deep water; in clear, stained or dirty water; and in open water or thick cover
This episode is a recap of the 2009 Elite Series tour.
In this article, Aaron Martens, one of the most detail-oriented and methodical anglers fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series will offer tips on how to help us get the most out of your tackle.