Second year B.A.S.S. MC Dave Mercer isn't bothered by today's heavy winds, and it's not because he's from Canada
On a fishery that is likely to fish small, many of the competitors covet an early boat number that will allow them to get on the "juice" early.
Here at Red River South the wind is howling but the pros don't seem concerned.
"This is the moment! This is the day, When I send all my doubts and demons On their way … " Dateline: Ding … Enough with the hoopla. Enough, ALREADY, with the jacket and tie stuff. Your chicken dinner banquets are over. All that is left is the headlight lit darkened launch ramp, tomorrow's sunrise, the national anthem and then just this: 06:59:58. 06:59:59 Go.
On the eve of competing in the high-stakes, pressure-cooker Bassmaster Classic, how does an angler keep his cool? What does he do?
Kevin VanDam and Toyota roll out KVD's new truck and wrap for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
The Bassmaster Classic has been called the “Super Bowl of bass fishing.” But the sport’s most dominant angler says it’s even more than that.
The anglers fishing the 2012 Bassmaster Classic are preparing for changes in the weather on the Red River.
Kevin VanDam is hoping to win his third consecutive Bassmaster Classic. But making history will require a strong Day One on the Red River — something that eluded him here three years ago.
After a good day of practice on the Red River, Mike Iaconelli is feeling cautiously optimistic about his chances in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.