The Angler of the Year race is not truly a marathon nor is it a sprint. Rather, it’s a marathon composed of a series of stand-alone sprints.
The top five things from Day 1 of the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River.
Elites head into home stretch with Martens near top
When your passion is bass fishing, college may seem like a big speed bump on the way to a pro fishing career. But several Bassmaster Elite Series pros tackled that speed bump before going pro.
The best at the ledge fishing game can pull up on a place that is pounded from daylight until dark, make a cast and catch the biggest fish in the school.
The very last event, on Havasu, the final Fantasy Fishing story was called You Should Have Chosen Evers. For BASSfest, the title is the same because, really, you should have.
We all would like to win every time out, but looking back at my career some of my best performances were not victories.
Edwin Evers' 40-point big-bag bonus and his 5-point Day 1 leader bonus pushed him head-and-shoulders above anyone in his bucket.
With three top-heavy buckets, odds are good one or two of these odds-on favorites are going to win their bucket and maybe the event.
Lake Havasu is certainly closer to the finesse side of the spectrum than that of the Cal Delta, although power fishing proved to be a player in another event here earlier in the year.