The Sabine River has proved to be a fickle fishery even with the majority of the Elite Series anglers coming to Orange, Texas, for the second time.
Chad Pipkens and the rest of the Elite Series field digs in for some dinner provided by Old Orange Cafe.
California anglers Skeet Reese and Chris Zaldain chat while they wait for the anglers' meeting to get underway.
Dave Mercer addresses the Marshals gathered in the Lamar State College Student Center gym for their pre-tournament briefing, in preparation for the 2015 Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues.
The 2015 Elite series pros strike a pose for the camera during registration for the first Elite event of the season. Say cheese!
The state of Texas has gotten like 400 inches of rain, snow and ice over the past several weeks, so the system is high and muddy.
Social fundraising helped Carl Jocumsen get back on his feet after a robbery that cost him thousands.