Close your eyes, reach into your tacklebox and grab a topwater bait. Chances are, it will catch bass. Maybe not right now. Maybe not even today or tomorrow - but sooner or later, every surface bait you own will pull a largemouth up from the depths and into your boat. Knowing which one to use, however, shouldn't be left to chance, and the country's top pros can't rely on a roll of the dice. They have to know, without a hint of a doubt, which bait will produce and which one won't. Their livelihoods depend on it.
Throughout the ages, mankind has been infatuated with spherical objects. Christopher Columbus sailed into the unknown to prove the world was round. Ancient cultures have worshipped the sun. Men have dreamed of flying to the moon for thousands of years, and finally reached the orb in 1969.
Michael Iaconelli won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic in the last 5 minutes of the tournament.