Topics: Illinois

Matt Lee awarded truck and boat

Sep 23, 2012

Auburn University student and Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic Bracket winner Matt Lee says he can’t stop using the term “surreal” in referring to winning a berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.

All-Star Championship: Aaron Martens

Sep 23, 2012

Go on the water with Aaron Martens on Day One of the Evan Williams Bourbon All-Star Championship.

The answer is blowing in the wind

Sep 22, 2012

As far as finalist Edwin Evers is concerned, the answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind, as Bob Dylan famously sang. The question? Can Evers defeat Aaron Martens in the finals of the Evan Williams Bourbon All-Star Championship?

Martens optimistic for Final

Sep 22, 2012

Despite three days of tough fishing in central Illinois, Aaron Martens has something to be positive about: He left biting fish today on Lake Decatur. He’ll face off against Edwin Evers in the All-Star Final tomorrow.

It’s down to Evers, Martens

Sep 22, 2012

Ten superstar bass anglers have been eliminated, but one more must go before the 2012 Toyota Trucks All-Star Week champion is crowned.

Wounded veterans go fishin’ with the pros

Sep 22, 2012

While on a mission in Iraq in 2003, Sgt. 1st Class Gary Everett of Dayton, Ohio, was nearly killed when an ammunition dump was exploded by a suicide bomber. Staff Sgt. MarkDaniel Brasel of Toledo, Wash., an Army Ranger, came to his rescue.

When the going gets tough

Sep 21, 2012

Don't let the wheels fall off just because your primary pattern let you down.

Déjà vu with Evers, DeFoe

Sep 21, 2012

The second annual Toyota Trucks All-Star Week is shaping up a lot like the first one ended, with Oklahoma’s Edwin Evers and Tennessee’s Ott DeFoe sitting atop the leaderboard.

Ike gets pranked

Sep 20, 2012

It's no secret that Mike Iaconelli is praying he doesn't get a phone call from his wife, Becky, this week. They're expecting a baby that's already past due. Contingency plans have been made; if the phone call comes signaling Becky's in labor, Iaconelli's out of here.

All-Star assessments all over the place

Sep 19, 2012

Lake Shelbyville looks tough, but that's the hurdle 12 all stars have to stare down if they're going to advance in Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.

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