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BASS Signature Series: Dean Rojas on Topwater Frogs
When a major tournament comes to your home lake, there's always that local expert who claims he's catching 20 pounds a day in practice.
During the 2009 Elite Series campaign, a variety of baits and techniques where used to secure victories. However, in many of those wins, the lure that put an angler in position to win faltered in the home stretch and had to be replaced by an alternate bait on the final day of competition.
Elite Series events of the 2009 season. At the Toyota Trucks Diamond Drive on Arkansas' Lake Dardanelle, an impoundment of the Arkansas River, wind advisories forced the cancellation of the second day of competition, and the same thing occurred the following week at Alabama's Wheeler Lake.
Longtime friends Darrell West and Elite Series pro Billy McCaghren fished their first Bassmaster Open together, and in 2010, they will both fish their first Bassmaster Classic together.
In this article you will read about the action for the 2009 weekend series championship and about Darrell West as well as Hojin Chang.
In this photo gallery you will see images from the 2009 weekend series championship at Lake Dardanelle.
In this article you will read about the 2009 bassmaster weekend series championship and Darrell West.
Darrell West wins the weekend series on Lake Dardenelle in Arkansas.