Get to know the 12 anglers competing in the 2012 Elite Series postseason event known as Toyota Trucks All-Star week.
Fishing on the Bassmaster Elite Series is a tremendous learning experience. The most important thing that I have learned this year is that I have to fish my strengths to be successful.
I’ve been fishing for smallmouth bass for 30-plus years, yet I’m amazed how they can have different, little idiosyncrasies within the same region. Lake Michigan and the Green Bay Challenge served yet another example. I’ve fished Traverse Bay on the eastern side of the lake for years, yet the smallmouth don’t react the same. The weather in Green Bay also threw us a surprise.
The Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge started on the wrong foot, but Green Bay mayor Jim Schmitt made certain it ended the right way.
As most of you know, I fish a lot on the Great Lakes. There’s no doubt in my mind that they’re the best smallmouth fisheries on the planet.
Jonathon VanDam claims his first Elite title at the Green Bay Challenge.
Brandon Palaniuk appears to be the favorite going into the final day of the Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge.
Day Two in Titletown may be pivotal in deciding the 2012 Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year.
Aaron Martens takes the lead on Day One of the Green Bay Challenge, bringing 20 pounds to the scales.