When you look at the final results from Day 1, you can understand why AOY leader Greg Hackney was relieved when his five-bass limit weighed 18 pounds Thursday.
A group of Elites hit the golf course for an enjoyable day of fun.
Pro anglers are expected to have all the answers, know all there is to know about bass, but Casey Ashley confesses that when it comes to smallmouth, they've got his number.
ESCANABA, Mich. — The weather forecast for this area of Lake Michigan called for southerly winds to gradually build to 20-miles-per-hour as Friday progressed. So BASS tournament director Trip Weldon initially made the call for a shortened day, with a 1:30 p.m. check-in time instead of 3:45 p.m. on Day 2 of the Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Angler of the Year Championship.
Greg Hackney had numbers in mind while thinking about what it would take for him to win the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title this week at Lake Michigan.
The term ‘big water’ gets used a lot by bass anglers that do their best to find and catch smallmouth while bobbing atop 21-feet of fiberglass as they float across what looks more like the ocean than a lake.
Mike McClelland may call Northwest Arkansas home but he’s been to the ocean-like, smallmouth rich waters of America’s Great Lakes many times before.
With a 15-point lead going into the season-ending Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Angler of the Year tournament, Greg Hackney is obviously the favorite to win the title that will be decided after three days on Lake Michigan.
Although he's flush with adrenaline, Greg Hackney didn't need to worry about overheating during Monday's first practice day for the Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Angler of the Year tournament on Lake Michigan.
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