This gallery features images from the 2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown tournament. The tournament was held on the Harris Chain of Lakes, Florida.
In this article you can read about the unpredictable world of late winter bass fishing in Florida. Last week weather was the dominating factor at the 2010 Bassmaster Elite Series season opener at the Harris Chain.
Here's a quick rundown of the Sunshine Showdown's leaders, and their setups.
Weather warnings barked out from bullhorns by BASS officials cautioned the boaters to be wary of today's forecast, calling for winds to gust to 35 mph from the south with damaging straight-line winds blowing across the area with the approach of a strong frontal passage.
Following his All-American Bass tournament held in the fall of 1967 on Alabama's Smith Lake, Ray Scott knew he was on to something. For the second time in four months, he'd convinced more than 100 die-hard bass fishermen to pay 100 bucks apiece to compete in what was billed as an exclusive, invitation-only tournament.
Fishing and country music have danced together for decades. Hank Williams Jr.'s 1981 hit "A Country Boy Can Survive" underlines the fact that the lifestyles are often intertwined.
Salina Bassmaster, Jason Heis, has a knack for catching big bass and smallmouth.
Age, agility and experience was all that separated the anglers casting in the inaugural Junior Bassmaster World Championship from a similar competition universally accepted as the sport's most prestigious event.
Tournament anglers rank it as one of the worst places on earth to cast a line. And the Kentucky BASS Federation decided to do something about it.
Environment protection agency is proposing to protect fish and other aqautic wildlife