On his first day of the Elite Series, Jonathon VanDam got to say something few other rookies do.
Heading into his first Bassmaster Elite Series tournament isn't so intimidating to Brandon Palaniuk. After all, he just placed fourth in the Bassmaster Classic.
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Brandon wants to be like Bryan.The Idaho angler looking to make Fed Nation, state proud
Travel time to New Orleans varies from big to easy for the many anglers
There's nothing bigger in the bass fishing world than the Classic, and maybe I can make it even more interesting.
Berkley and Abu Garcia have signed Brandon Palaniuk, the young champ of the 2010 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship who exercised his option to join the 2011 Elite Series.
Fifteen anglers will go into the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta as first-time Classic rookies, they're called. Some of those anglers, however, have a lot more rookie in them than others with the same label.
B.A.S.S. pro, Brandon Palaniuk, wins the 2010 Federation Nation Championship. It was this win that earned Palaniuk an invitation to compete in the Elite Series.
For most Americans, the opportunity to participate in these great sports is a privilege — not a right. And that means this privilege could come under attack, or perhaps even be taken away, by anti-hunting and fishing groups.