Weather warnings barked out from bullhorns by BASS officials cautioned the boaters to be wary of today's forecast, calling for winds to gust to 35 mph from the south with damaging straight-line winds blowing across the area with the approach of a strong frontal passage.
Back in the day, the Harris Chain was a favorite stop for the pros and a hotbed for fans, igniting a mania the likes of which had never been seen before.
If you could use some inspiration for overcoming adversity, you need only look at the top of the Day One leaderboard
If it was your first time on a boat with a pro Thursday, you might as well have stayed off the water in the co-angler competition of the Sunshine Showdown.
Kevin VanDam is very skeptical about the project weights anglers are predicting to win.
"It's unbelievable, dude," Kriet said. "I don't think anybody around here works.
The Harris Chain of Lakes is expected to produce some great fishing for the 2008 Elite Series.
Ish Monroe catching fish and fans as only high-profile black fisherman.
He may have been away for two years, but he was never far away, and now that he's returning to BASS competition for the 2008 Bassmaster Elite Series, Mark Davis admits he's not only excited but also looking forward to the challenges he faces.
This will be the third consecutive year the pros will compete on the Rio Grande reservoir in the Battle on the Border. Easily one of the premier bass fisheries in the nation, Amistad has become a favorite stop on the Elite circuit. Last season, rookie Derek Remitz won with a total of 111 pounds, 7 ounces, and three other pros broke the 100-pound mark, helping to emphasize what a remarkable fishery Amistad is.