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.
The 112 anglers that took part in last week’s Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River won’t get much time to recuperate before the next Elite Series event.
I’m going to make selections based on value, pros with low ownership percentages combined with high probabilities of doing well.
The Elites break down the Sacramento River and reveal their favorites to win.
Choose a blend of high-momentum anglers and those with good previous finishes on the Delta.
I’m not usually a big proponent of local advantage in Elite Series tournaments, but in this case, I think some past experience will come in handy. It’s going to be a track meet where a track record will help.
With many anglers planning to make round-trip boat runs of three hours or more to the California Delta, much of the field for the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River will have only four to five hours to fish each day.
Photographer Garrick Dixon shares his top shots from the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville.
Just because an angler lives on Lake Guntersville doesn't mean he's a shoe-in.
While the Sabine River appears to be fishing better than it was two years ago, it's still a finicky fishery.