Bassmaster fishing pros answer questions about fishing.
I've been asked several times about the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race and what it means to me. The short answer is that the AOY title is my goal every year, no matter how many I win, don't win or have won. It's the most prestigious title in all of bass fishing. To win a fifth one would be an overwhelming honor.
Velvick explained that he keeps the squirt gun wrapped in a plastic bag inside one of his boat's storage compartments until it's needed.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from registration for the 2008 Elite Series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, near Lake Wales, Florida.
In this photo gallery, you'll find on-the-water images from Day One of the 2010 Elite Series Postseason #1 on Lake Jordan, near Wetumpka, Alabama.
VanDam cashed checks in his first 23 Bassmaster events and is the sport's all-time money winner. Gritter is still looking for his first paycheck as an Elite Series angler.
So far this season, however, our pattern predictions haven't been that accurate. Instead of finding bass in prespawn as expected at the first three events, the pros have encountered bass in all phases of the spawn, including postspawn, and at all depths.
In this photo gallery, you'll find on-the-water images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
At the season's halfway point, while none of the remaining competitors is conceding anything, some patterns and probabilities are starting to take root with respect to the end-of-year standings.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.