In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 Elite Series Empire Chase on Lake Erie. It is the fourth day launch.
In this photo gallery we will see images of the 2008 elite series Empire Chase on Lake Erie. It is The third day weigh in.
There is no way to accurately predict the outcome of the Bassmaster Elite Series Empire Chase presented by Farmer's Insurance.
An hour before launch on Day One, the majority of the Elite Series pros had launched their boats and scooped up their co-anglers with plenty of time to spare.
BASS official Chuck Harbin appeared relaxed as he monitored the handful of Elite Series anglers tie up to the launch dock during Thursday's Day One launch of the Empire Chase presented by Farmer's Insurance. He had just spoken to the National Weather Service and confirmed the fact conditions looked favorable for a seemingly comfortable and relatively safe first day of tournament action.
Grant Goldbeck got a lesson is just how good the smallmouth bass fishing can be during practice this week at Lake Erie. As he prepared for the 10th of 11 Bassmaster Elite Series tournaments this season the Empire Chase presented by Farmer's Insurance Goldbeck caught a 4-pound smallmouth on a bare hook.
Several new names pop up on Angler X's list for the Empire Chase at Lake Erie. Electronics will level the competition out, but there are still several guys he feels have an advantage in some way. He believes that pulling five 4-pounders from a single location is not only realistic, it is probably how the event will be won.
Announcing that Kevin VanDam currently leads the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race delivers the shock value equivalent of saying Tiger is the PGA's best golfer.
Talk about your big fish.
This is an excellent opportunity for me to share my thoughts with you concerning fish management during competition. It's one of the most important skills you can develop as a tournament angler. It requires thought, preparation and a little guesswork.