Bassmaster emcee Dave Mercer often uses this term "freak of nature" when an Elite Series angler brings a big bass on-stage. But never has a bigger-bellied "freak of nature" crossed the Elite Series weigh-in stage than the one Edwin Evers brought there Thursday.
More photos of the Elites on the first day of competition in the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite on Cayuga Lake event!
See what the pros brought to the scales on the first weigh-in of the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake.
August is Brandon Palaniuk’s charmed time of year. New York is his state of magic.
Still wearing his raingear, Mike Iaconelli (top) grabs onto a fish during Day 1 on Lake Cayuga. Later on he shows off another nice one. Ike caught a limit weighing 15 pounds, 1 ounces to finish the first day in 34th place. -- photos by Marshal Rick Kloetstrs
Take a look behind the scenes on Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake.
Climb aboard the Elite's boats as they take on Day 1 at Cayuga.