Kevin VanDam picked apart a clear, deep fishery -- just like he used to do years ago as a kid in Kalamazoo -- on Smith Mountain Lake, for a victory at the Blue Ridge Brawl.
In this photo gallery, you'll find on-the-water images from Day One of the 2010 Elite Series Postseason #1 on Lake Jordan, near Wetumpka, Alabama.
At the season's halfway point, while none of the remaining competitors is conceding anything, some patterns and probabilities are starting to take root with respect to the end-of-year standings.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
Kevin VanDam will scratch and claw to get to the Top 12 every week and on the rare occasions when he doesn't make it to Sunday, heaven help anyone who gets in his way at the next event.
Follow your favorite Elite pro on the day four launch of the 2009 Blue Ridge Brawl. The 2009 Blue Ridge Brawl was held on Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.
If there was a technique Kevin VanDam hasn't quite mastered, most would agree that sight-fishing would be it.
Coming out of practice, Steve Kennedy had located both sight fish and swimbait fish. He chose to target the swimbait fish first, but struggled because the cold nights had pushed them down.
A number of circumstances, both natural and man-made, conspired to keep some of the anglers from seeing their finned quarry.