Anglers gather for a briefing on the eve of the 2012 TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals Lake.
The life of a bass pro isn't all casting and catching; there are sponsors to assist and baits to design.
These no-frills baits are often overlooked for sexier soft-plastic options. However, they catch fish like crazy if you understand them as well as Shaw Grigsby.
Elite Series anglers are getting it done on Day One of the Power-Pole Slam on Lake Okeechobee.
Elite Series pros gave a few memorable quotes to the crowd at the Day One weigh-in at the St. Johns River Showdown.
The calendar might say spring, but in many parts of the country it's still mighty cold in the lakes and rivers. Still, the days are getting longer and things are warming up so the bass are starting to move shallow.
Chris Lane has been enjoying a fast ride since winning the Classic, but he offers a couple surprises on his biggest memories since that $500,000 victory.
The song can make the man, at least that's the way some pros see it. The tunes can set the tone for the angler at the weigh-in: fast and funky, patriotic, or slow and smooth.
"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.
With the Bassmaster Classic just around the corner, 15 of the world championship competitors joined forces to visit the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, La.