One of my goals this year was to fish often before every Bassmaster Northern Open tournament to hone my skills and give myself a fighting chance. That didn’t happen.
Part of the thrill of traveling to Brazil’s Amazon Basin is the variety of fish and wildlife you’ll encounter there, as well as rainforest scenery available no other place on earth. Following are photos by B.A.S.S. Times Editor Dave Precht and friends from their week-long trip with Anglers Inn Amazon in January (see related story). Special thanks go to Helen Thurber of Theodore, Ala., for contributing her photos from a trip with her husband and friends a week later to the same section of the Jufari River.
An early tournament win got me noticed by a writer and led to a 30-year relationship with the outdoor media.
Aaron Martens stopped by the B.A.S.S. office to do a live Twitter chat with fans and have a meet-and-greet with B.A.S.S. staff.
He won only one B.A.S.S. tournament, but Jack Chancellor’s lone victory is the one all Bassmaster competitors dream about winning.
See our images from Day Two of the Ramada All-Star Semi-Final on Lake Jordan as the pros battle it out for an opportunity to advance to the finals.
Step into the shoes of your favorite angler on day three of the 2011 Citrus Slam. This Elite Series tournament was held on the St. Johns River, Florida.
Go on the water with your favorite Elite Series angler as they fish the 2011 Citrus Slam. This photo gallery features images from day three of the four day tournament.
At the start of competition in the 41st Bassmaster Classic, 50 men are gunning for the win. Only one will wear the championship ring, of course, but all 50 have their eyes on the prize.
Miscellaneous candid photos of anglers, marshalls and staff at practice for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic