Zach Thompson surprised himself with how effective his decision was to change lures two days into the Citgo Bassmaster Western Open
BIRMINGHAM — Kalamazoo's Kevin VanDam lived up to his reputation as the "Tiger Woods" of bass fishing, roaring from 19th place into the lead as the Bassmaster Classic heads into today's final round on Lay Lake. In Tiger-like fashion, VanDam put together a rally to catch 19 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday — including the 5 pound, 7 ounce lunker of the day — to take a slim 9-ounce lead with 32 pounds, 15 ounces.
This gallery features images that were submitted for the March 2008 edition of the Bassmaster Lunker Club.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the February 2008 issue.
There's not a better way to evaluate the effectiveness of a product than the test of time. And it's tough to find a fishing lure that's been around longer, and fooled a larger variety of fish, than the spoon. They take cod from the Atlantic and Pacific, trout from mountain streams and pike from weedy lakes and reservoirs. Spoons take their share of largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass, too.
Nate Bettencourt explains the process of producing custom baits.
The 50 competors for the 2008 Bassmaster Classic have been determined.
This is the so-called off-season for Gutierrez, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler and two-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier who fishes tournaments only on his vacation time.
Read how California's Don Iovino sings the praises of finesse doodling and how tackle, rigging and his 5 Dos for Doodling give the information that perfects his technique.
In this article, you can read how California co-angler Tom Frink decides what tackle he needs to win the tournament.