When I scanned the lakes on the 2012 Elite Series schedule announced this week, it didn’t make me go, “wow.” I have to give the new B.A.S.S. owners credit; the lakes aren’t fabulous but the timing is superb.
It’s the seventh year for the Elite Series competitive bass fishing circuit, and with it comes seven premium venues for the world’s top professional anglers ... plus one “Mystery Lake.”
When is the biggest flipping weight on the market not quite big enough?
Unless the event is a slugfest, you can pretty much count on one of the top two ranked anglers after the third round to take home the trophy when it's over.
At least in the world of tournament bass fishing, the lead is — almost always — everything.
If this were a normal Elite Series tournament, both Skeet Reese and Casey Ashley would be in trouble. As it's head-to-head matches, Ashley survives to fish another day.
Casey Ashley tops the eight qualifiers as Skeet knocks KVD out of Toyota Trucks All-Star Week by 8 ounces
Sports commentators have called Kevin VanDam the “King Kong” of bass anglers.
Efforts by the $125 billion tackle industry to preserve and expand sportfishing and business growth are bearing fruit.
While the competitors fishing Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open may have the opportunity to catch quality fish today, it’s all but a steel trap lock that no 10-pounders will be weighed in.