In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 elite series champion's choice on Lake Oneida. It is the second day behind the scenes.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Iowa Midlands joined forces with B.A.S.S. to give a special group of kids a fun day on the river.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Empire Chase on Lake Erie/Niagara River Tributaries, near Buffalo, New York.
It's easy to catch bass on Old Hickory Lake. It's difficult to catch five largemouth bass that meet the 14-inch minimum length limit.
BASS rules place stiff penalties for any angler who comes in late for his appointed weigh-in time. Stiff, as in a one-pound penalty for every minute past the deadline.
"I'm real happy with how the day went," said Wirth, who rode in the 1981 Kentucky Derby. "I got fortunate."
Old Hickory Lake's 22,500 acres impounded on the Cumberland River will be where the 107 Elites Series anglers compete for the $100,000 first-place check.
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Bluegrass Brawl on Kentucky Lake, near Gilbertsville, Kentucky.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers, co-anglers, sponsors and B.A.S.S. staff as they navigate through the registration process for the 2008 Elite Series Bluegrass Brawl on Kentucky Lake, near Gilbertsville, Kentucky.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series southern challenge on wheeler lake. It is the third day behind the scenes.