While returning home from long stints on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail, Preston Clark still stops and chats with Federation Nation buddies whenever he sees them on the road.
A Florida Wildlife Commission officer had just the opposite reaction when Pennington handed him his fishing license during a routine check later that day. It looked like a pretty bad one.
Reese released a tremendous amount of emotion. He hooted, hollered and high-fived. Then he became reflective, kneeling down on the bow of the boat in tears of joy.
The Bassmaster Lunker Club is a collection of photos submitted by members. This album features photos that were received during the month of June 2008.
The Red Eye Shad took over 30 months to develop, but it was well worth it.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the newest additions to the Lunker Club from May 2008.
Ten anglers had crossed the stage and nobody — still nobody — had caught Brian Snowden, who entered the final day with a 9-pound, 14-ounce-lead on second place Mike McClelland.
Two Bassmaster Elite Series pros have guaranteed there will be an enthusiastic crowd for the final weigh-in at the Sunshine Showdown.
The three started talking amongst themselves and decided that the tiebreaker was heaviest stringer of the tournament. That put Hallman behind both Davis and Faircloth, so he resigned to the fact that he wouldn't be in the final.
It was 43 degrees when the 12 Bassmaster Elite Series pros took off from Venetian Cove Sunday for the final day of the Sunshine Showdown.