Topics: California

2012 schedule offers diverse challenges

Sep 2, 2011

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.

2012 Elite schedule set

Aug 30, 2011

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.”

The skinny on heavy weights

Aug 17, 2011

When is the biggest flipping weight on the market not quite big enough?

Leads lost and won

Aug 12, 2011

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.

No country for comebacks

Aug 4, 2011

At least in the world of tournament bass fishing, the lead is — almost always — everything.

Reese, Ashley slug it out at the bottom

Jul 29, 2011

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.

Crazy Eights

Jul 24, 2011

Casey Ashley tops the eight qualifiers as Skeet knocks KVD out of Toyota Trucks All-Star Week by 8 ounces

KVD could repeat success on the Alabama River

Jul 19, 2011

Sports commentators have called Kevin VanDam the “King Kong” of bass anglers.

ASA’s efforts paying off

Jul 13, 2011

Efforts by the $125 billion tackle industry to preserve and expand sportfishing and business growth are bearing fruit.

Big bites: Rare, random or reliable?

Jul 8, 2011

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.

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