There was nothing official about the funeral procession of boats rolling down the Mississippi River. You would be hard-pressed to even call this a funeral, at least in a traditional sense. It would best be described as boats getting ready for a day of redfishing, all gathering at the mouth of Southwest Pass, where the Louisiana Marsh meets the lower Mississippi River. A loose armada of boats, each with two to four anglers, coming together, to remember a friend. No pomp, no circumstance, certainly nothing official. Chris Armstrong would have liked it that way.
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Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
The 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series season makes its final stop next week in Escanaba, Mich., on the sh
In just a few days, one of us in the Australia B.A.S.S. Nation will be lucky enough to have won a trip across the world for a coveted starting position in the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
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.