Peter Thliveros win 2006 Bassmaster Memorial in Texas
Four Elite anglers who hail from Japan are on the bubble of the Bassmaster American, with one tournament remaining to secure their positions
Second Bassmaster Major, site of the 2004 CITGO Bassmaster Classic, offers $250,000 top prize
A Lake Wylie pro has his hopes on another local pro winning when the world's top anglers compete this week in the Bassmaster American, the second major of the Bassmaster Elite Series.
When BASS announced it would add three Major tournaments in 2006, ESPN Outdoors senior coordinating producer Dan Bowen knew the stand-alone events with a $250,000-first-place prize each deserved the same level of heightened importance viewers have become accustom to at the CITGO Bassmaster Classic.
A drawdown at Lake Wylie kept weights down on Day One of the Bassmaster American, but a local pro said to expect a better day Friday.
Major #2: Bassmaster American, Lake Wylie, Day Four
Major #3: Bassmaster Legends, Arkansas River, Day Four
The 2007 Fantasy Fishing season has offered its share of surprises. Elite Series rookies took the year's first two victories Boyd Duckett at the Bassmaster Classic and Derek Remitz at the first regular-season event on Lake Amistad.