Topics: California

Chris Franks is no stranger to big water

Apr 25, 2012

Table Rock Lake is big, and anglers in this week’s Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open can spread out. It’s the kind of elbow room Chris Franks of Petaluma, Calif., is used to.

Open pros pick up hints

Apr 24, 2012

Tyler Wilson became a student of sorts again last week in hopes he could school every other angler in this week’s Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open on Table Rock Lake.

Best Bass Lakes of 2012: San Joaquin Delta

Apr 12, 2012

The San Joaquin Delta, more commonly known as the California Delta, is a big-bass factory that encompasses more than 1,000 miles of shoreline.

‘Turnaround’ Reese leads Angler of the Year race

Mar 28, 2012

Bassmaster Elite Series pros have already made the first turn in the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race, and Skeet Reese of Auburn, Calif., is in the lead.

Ish slams door shut

Mar 25, 2012

With another 30-pound bag Sunday, California’s Ish Monroe tops century mark to claim his second Bassmaster Elite Series victory.

Ish Monroe stays 10 ounces ahead

Mar 24, 2012

The final day of the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series Power-Pole Slam sets up as Ish vs. Chris.

Power grip

Mar 23, 2012

Smashing a six-year-old Bassmaster Elite Series record, Ish Monroe increased his lead to 13-11 over his nearest challenger, 2012 Bassmaster Classic champion Chris Lane.

Ish on the big fish

Mar 22, 2012

Ish Monroe had one of those magical days all pros dream about: hauling aboard lunker after lunker after lunker. The five best ones added up to 34 pounds, 5 ounces, and the first-day lead in the Power-Pole Slam on Lake Okeechobee by 8 pounds, 12 ounces, over Davy Hite.

Under or over 100 pounds?

Mar 22, 2012

Bassmaster.com polled Elite Series anglers at the Day One launch of the 2012 Elite Series Power-Pole Slam to see if it will take under or over 100 pounds to win the event. See what they had to say.

He’s back, and with a new “Velvick touch”

Mar 13, 2012

The pro angler known by TV reality show fans as “The Bachelor” has returned to the Bassmaster Elite Series competition.

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