Slightly unprepared for the cold and wind DB covers the Classic for the first time ever on the water. Exposed to the elements, Don is humbled by the dedication and determination of the Classic anglers.
The media referred to him as the "troll under the bridge," and he didn't bristle at the description. After all, Martens depends on bridges during many different seasons and all over the country.
Omori, who first came to the United States in 1992 understanding hardly a word of English, finished with 39 pounds, 2 ounces.
Adjusting to water movement. Adjusting to changing light conditions. Adjusting to an influx of muddy water. Adjusting to the unseen impact of spectator boat traffic. And more.
In this article, you can read how the plastic worm is one of the earliest artificial bass baits developed, and serious anglers learn early how to fish it. Anglers Wendlandt, Martens and Daves have developed their own rules for using plastic worms.
Bass will stay on bridges year-round, but a lot of fishermen dismiss them because they are so obvious.
For the most part, spectators on Lake Wylie were courteous, but their boats muddy the waters.
Hairy jigs still attract the bass, whether their old school or not.
Four of the Elite Series pros explain mistakes anglers make that sound obvious but do get overlooked.
Some of the pro tells us how to set the hook so that you're less likely to loss the fish.