Ken Duke gives his evaluation of how Skeet Reese fits in the ranks of the great anglers. Given some time explains Ken, Reese is young enough to make several more runs at AOY titles and Classic Championships to move into the ranks of the top 10 greatest bass anglers of all time.
With all the hoopla surrounding the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race, little attention has been paid to the fact that a tournament win today on the Alabama River will put Kevin VanDam in a tie with Roland Martin for the most career BASS wins.
The postseason is crazy. Not only does it shake up the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings, changing everything we thought we knew about the race, but with just one day of fishing left there are still 11 anglers who could win the title.
Kevin VanDam did what he had to do and took his familiar position at the top of the leaderboard, but Skeet Reese did just enough too, positioning himself in second in the Evan Williams Bourbon Trophy Triumph.
At BASS' postseason finale on the Alabama River, the smart money on who will win Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year honors seems divided between local favorite Russ Lane of nearby Prattville and angling legend Kevin VanDam.
We're nearing BASS' second postseason, a two-tournament playoff that will determine the 2010 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year.