Topics: Guntersville

Locals only!

Apr 22, 2015

You see, great surf spots are like great fishing holes. They’re sacred and precious. The locals who watch over them feel the water is theirs.

Crews' jersey, anglers' flags being auctioned to benefit autism charities

Apr 20, 2015

Virginia angler John Crews put in a lot of work raising autism awareness during the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, and now the fundraising portion of his efforts has begun.

Lucas: Local knowledge means little on Elite Series

Apr 19, 2015

One of the most common misconceptions about professional bass fishing is that the anglers who live close to whatever venue we’re fishing are going to have some great advantage in the tournament.

Martens: Guntersville a 'just miss' event

Apr 18, 2015

I feel like I was one clue short of having a great tournament.

KVD: The pitfalls of previous experience

Apr 17, 2015

There are times when knowing a lot about a lake can work to your advantage, but there are others when it can work against you.

First Look: Guntersville

Apr 17, 2015

Davy Hite interviews Elites as they leave the water on the final day of the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville.

Christie: Maintaining tournament focus

Apr 16, 2015

After two events, the points are tight, but doing well at Guntersville got me out of a hole.

Top shots from Guntersville

Apr 15, 2015

Photographer Garrick Dixon shares his top shots from the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville.

Reese grateful, but not giving up his check

Apr 15, 2015

After helping Skeet Reese to a victory in the Diet Mountain Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, Byron Velvick wasn’t the least bit bitter about coming in second. He said he knows the favor will be repaid a thousand times over. Reese agreed with that notion, adding one disclaimer. “I’m not giving him my check,” said a grinning Reese after winning the $100,000 first-place prize. “But that kind of thing always comes back to a guy down the road.”

Hackney: They don't jump in the boat

Apr 15, 2015

Finishing 96th on the second or third best bass lake in the country will give you a real good perspective.