Usually the first day of a Bassmaster Elite Series event provides a pretty solid pecking order for predicting who will make the top 50 cut that occurs after the Day Two weigh-in.
Brewer pitched for seven seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1993 through 1999, mostly as a middle reliever.
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.
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.
"It's unbelievable, dude," Kriet said. "I don't think anybody around here works.
The Bassmaster Lunker Club is a collection of photos submitted by members. This album features photos that were received during the month of April, 2008.
Trip Weldon was the typical weekend warrior BASS officials had in mind when they created The Bassmaster Series.
America's 35 most important bass waters that have figured prominently in the evolution of angling.
Our early bass boats were square-ended johnboats weighing a little over 100 pounds. They were ideal for "sandpapering a shore" — the expression we used that meant saturating a shoreline with casts.