After eight events covering rivers, lakes and man-made reservoirs from Florida to Louisiana to New York and in venues known for the Monkey Trial, the Liberty Bell and the finest country music theaters, the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series regular season is finally in the books.
At Cayuga Lake, the final of eight full-field events this season, each Elite Series pro has a shot at a first-place prize of $100,000 and an automatic qualification for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic.
The saying that one would rather be lucky than good applies to many things, especially so in fishing.
Chatuge Reservoir behaved exactly the way Jake Whitaker and Andrew Helms expected, which led to the University of North Carolina Charlotte team’s win at the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship.
The numbers point to anglers who are flying way under the radar, with one exception: Mike Iaconelli.
Seeking shelter from the storm proved key to Josh Wray’s B.A.S.S. Nation Central Divisional win Friday on Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula.
Preston Frazell credits co-angler Teb Jones for putting him on the spot where he caught the 7-1 kicker that gave him the Day 2 lead in the B.A.S.S. Nation Central Divisional.
Louisiana anglers dominated the overall top five leaderboard throughout the 28th annual Big Bass Splash Presented by Sealy Outdoors and B.A.S.S. on Toledo Bend.
Tanner Cooper and Memo Nunez are likely to hold a record for a while as the only team to win two Carhartt Bassmaster College Series regionals — in two separate regions.
Greg Hackney shares his wisdom on when to reach for the jig versus the Texas rig, and vice-versa.