Skeet Reese’s big bag on the final day earned a stout 40 points for his fans, and his second-place finish earned them the remaining 295 points.
Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
For one brief, shining season, these guys were among the best in the business.
One-third to the way through the Angler of the Year Championship but remarkably little has changed.
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.
If you look at AOY by the numbers, 20 anglers have won it — 10 of them more than once.
The 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series season makes its final stop next week in Escanaba, Mich., on the sh
Choose the less-picked pros who have shown promise on Northern fisheries.
Kevin VanDam talks about missing the Bassmaster Classic after 24 appearances.
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.