In this photo gallery, you'll see images from the 2010 Elite Series Golden State Shootout Anglers meeting. Watch the anglers checking in, signing autographs and listening in, as they gather for tournament briefings.
In this photo gallery of the 2010 Elite Series Golden State Shootout, watch the anglers gather around the docks for the take-off. Boats cluster up as anglers adjust their equipment, getting ready for the competition.
The Pros are switching gears to be ready for the transition from the California Delta to Clear Lake.
In this article, read about Golden State Shootout on Clear Lake which takes place March 18-21. Elite pros will compete on Clear Lake for four days for the $100,000 first-place prize.
"I put Super Glue on all my cuts, try to keep them closed up. I'm going to need stitches on a couple of these cuts."
We asked the final 12 to share what patterns and lures they used to make the cut and what was the single greatest factor in their success.
Jared Lintner asked Kennedy, "Why are you shaking? Is it because you're about to win?"
"I can't say anything more than this is absolutely awesome," said the 2006 Toyota Rookie of the Year. "I never thought I could catch this much weight in a BASS tournament. It is amazing."
The two-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier, brought in consecutive 30-pound plus limits during the first two days of competition.
Just before daybreak on what could be the biggest day of his career, Greg Gutierrez was rummaging in a compartment in the bow of his boat, looking into a tackle box, rustling plastic sacks.