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2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Final Day notes

Jul 15, 2007

With the2007 Elite Series season entering the stretch run, anglers can start looking more clearly at their place in the Angler of the Year standings.

Get that man a sandwich

Jul 15, 2007

With the unmistakable tenor of the coronation of one of the sports bright young stars, the final day of the BASS Elite Series at Lake Champlain got under way Sunday.

Notes from Day Two

Jul 14, 2007

Angler of the Year points leader and bass angler nonpareil Kevin VanDam owes some of his uncharacteristically low 27th-place finish at the Champion's Choice presented by Toyota Tundra to his outstanding practice.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Smallmouth bite

Jul 14, 2007

"Every day's different with these smallmouths," said Cook. "We had a bunch of big fish follow the bait today. It's just that their attitude wasn't very good today."

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Co-angler

Jul 14, 2007

"I'm fortunate in that I've fished this lake a lot under a lot of different conditions," he said. "I couldn't have asked to fish with three nicer people who took such good care of me."

Select Elite Pros catching early and often

Jul 14, 2007

Guys fishing for green fish way south of the Plattsburgh Boat Basin particularly leader Timmy Horton who's got over six and a half pounds on his nearest competitor seemingly have things in hand as the flags and trees lay still on the western shore of Lake Champlain.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two co-angler

Jul 13, 2007

No one-trick pony, Lampier weighed in 14-7 worth of largemouths out of the Ticonderoga grass beds on Day One, but nearly duplicated it with the brown fish on Day Two.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two Horton

Jul 13, 2007

Horton admitted earlier on stage that he had caught many hefty fish among his 24-pound, 12-ounce limit. He hoped out loud that he hadn't "burned" too many of them.

Rain could help some, hinder others making long run

Jul 13, 2007

Steady, spitting rain descended on the Plattsburgh Boat Basin from the west at 5:20 this morning, creating an eerie sunrise over the Vermont mountaintops as anglers prepped for Day Two of the Elite Series on Lake Champlain.

Notes from Day One

Jul 12, 2007

Denny Brauer captured his lone Bassmaster Elite Series victory on Lake Champlain last year with a come-from-behind victory. If he is to repeat, he may not have terribly far to climb, after finishing Day One in sixth place with 17 pounds, 14 ounces.