In response to a scheduling change to the FLW Championship that conflicts with traditional CITGO Bassmaster Classic dates, BASS officials have responded by calling the move damaging to the sport of professional bass fishing.
Some anglers have won from the lead, while others have stormed back from behind to claim fishing's biggest prize.
Gary Klein shows how to properly texpose a plastic bait.
"I wasn't always fishing to win, and that was a direct departure from previous years," Clunn said. "I was going for quality fish instead of using my knowledge, and I just wasn't having fun."
Even as he recited his list of potential disasters, however, Jay Yelas never truly exhibited any doubts that he would catch enough fish on the morrow and claim his first BASS Masters Classic world championship.