On the first day of the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Florida's Harris Chain of Lakes, Grant Goldbeck weighed in one small bass for 1 pound, 1 ounce. If one is the loneliest number — as Three Dog Night once claimed — Goldbeck was in a lonely place, indeed, ranking a dismal 97th out of 99 anglers.
I have a new statistic for all you tournament geeks out there, and I think it's pretty interesting. I call it the Daily Catch Ratio (or DCR).
Citrus Slam anglers need to be prepared for the many different conditions that await at this tournament.
Shaw Grigsby's time has come, and no one deserves a B.A.S.S. victory more.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Keith Poche shares strategy for bedding bass at the 2011 kickoff event on the Harris Chain of Lakes out of Tavares, Florida. When it comes to sinkers, Poche has method behind the seeming madness....
Getting there is never easy, but a strong start helps. Even though the Bassmaster Elite Series is more of a marathon than a sprint, it's no exception. A strong season debut goes a long way to setting up a good season.
Just in case you've been living under a rock for the past decade, Aaron Martens has finished second in the Bassmaster Classic four times since 2002. It's an enviable — but uneasy — record. No other angler in Classic history has finished second more than twice.
Kevin VanDam's research and instinct pay off with another Classic win.
The numbers don't lie, and Kevin VanDam's tell the story of his remarkable career.
2011 Bassmaster Classic's statistics are record setting in many ways.