In this article, you can read how Brent Chapman's family vacation plans were put on hold, when he moved to the top of the leaderboard in the Sunshine Showdown.
In this article, you can read how Harry Potts, a season co-angler showed the younger bucks just how it is done.
Read as Glen DeLong and some of the other anglers talk about their fishing experiences along the way in the 2007 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown.
$673,150 in cash to the top 50 Elite pros, and valuable points in the race for the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year award. In addition to crowning the final Elite Series event winner of 2007, one angler will emerge as the winner of bass fishing's highest honor: the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title. Also to be awarded: the Toyota Rookie of the Year award, and the Toyota Moving Forward Award. Additionally, 36 Bassmaster Classic berths will be awarded to the Elite anglers with the highest number of points, and the top 84 anglers in the AOY standings will qualify for the 2008 season.
The hot spots might just be too hot to produce the winning pattern in the Sunshine Showdown presented by Allstate Boat Insurance, a local BASS official says.
So, here we are, with two professional anglers set to match skills at the final tournament of the season with the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year award on the line.
James Hall talks about saving face with other anglers by practicing catch and release.
After 10 stops that included California, Texas and New York, the Bassmaster Elite Series, the most visible and prestigious tournament trail in fishing, will wind down its season with a finale Sept. 13-16 on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.
Known as Florida fisheries experts and backed by strong seasons on the Bassmaster Elite Series, both Florida pros Terry Scroggins and Chris Lane are considered by pundits as favorites to win next week's Sunshine Showdown presented by Allstate Boat Insurance on Lake Tohopekaliga of Kissimmee, Fla.