Chad Morganthaler of Illinois is all in. He's fishing each of the three Opens divisions as he looks to make the Elite Series and qualify for the Classic.
After starting Day Two in second place, Coby Carden was pleasantly surprised by family along with a four-pound lead at Thursday's weigh-in.
Jeremy Percifield of Washington holds onto lead going into Day Three on Clear Lake.
Christiana Bradley is off to a fast start on Douglas Lake, with a couple chances to make history within her reach.
Lee counts on his family to keep him strong and grounded.
Friends on Elite tour, Gary Klein and Mark Davis, says Cliff Pace's success has gone unnoticed because he's so quiet
Not who you "think" will win, but who you'd "like" to see win. That's what I asked the Classic qualifiers.
On the morning of the biggest competition of your life, what do you eat and drink to get you going?
Brent Chapman, the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, ascended the ballroom stage at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino confidently but quietly, without added flair.
db may have forgotten to do something... like book rooms at all the Elite events this year.