The Amazon jungle is a forbidding, dangerous place. Since the first Europeans landed on the shores of South America 500 years ago, thousands of adventurers have entered the gigantic rain forest and were never seen again.
This speech, which Noreen Clough presented at an American Fisheries Society meeting in Boise, Idaho, takes on Columbia River managers who want to remove bass regulations in order to protect salmon.
Coming into focus: The clear water at Bull Shoals, where it looks like a 30-foot-deep aquarium, is where the action is.
Looking over tackle and preparing for tomorrow, anglers take questions from the media.
The story of the day was a fairly tight-lipped fishery as the Southern Open began on Lake Tohopekaliga in central Florida.
I just got back from the final Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open at Fort Gibson Lake in Oklahoma. Fishing was tough, and it was hot to say the least but I had a great time there with the family.
Class acts are not hard to find in the Bassmaster Elite Series, neither are anglers who are willing to selflessly do the right thing. Just look to Brent Chapman and Chris Lane.
"Dare to fail" philosophy works well for 26-year-old Brandon Card, the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year.
Brandon Palaniuk never gave up, heading back onto the water after hitting ER to have hook removed, a defining moment.