Jonathon VanDam set a new Elite Series record at Lake Havasu last Saturday. Literally – a new record.
The secret to Martens' success on Havasu was finding blackbirds.
Davy Hite interviews Aaron Martens moments before he wins the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu presented by Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels.
Aaron Martens focused on areas with plenty of nesting blackbirds for his Lake Havasu victory.
Edwin Evers' 40-point big-bag bonus and his 5-point Day 1 leader bonus pushed him head-and-shoulders above anyone in his bucket.
Home-state angler Cliff Pirch caught five bass that weighed 14 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday and held onto the top spot on Lake Havasu, although Takahiro Omori had a big day and trails by less than a pound.
It didn’t feel like déjà vu Friday on Lake Havasu, but it should have.
After two days, the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu has turned into a neck-and-neck battle between two home-state pros, Cliff Pirch and John Murray, with a star-studded cast on lurking nearby.
Edwin Evers was one of 20 anglers to bring at least 16 pounds to the scales, another testament to the improvement of the fishing on this scenic fishery.
Shaw Grigsby's fourth trip in a decorated 30-year pro angling career to the picturesque 19,300-acre desert reservoir known as Lake Havasu promises to be his best tournament yet.