Topics: Marty Stone

2008 Elite Series Champion's Choice: Day One, Launch

Apr 26, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Champion's Choice on Oneida Lake, near Syracuse, New York

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Day Three, Notes

Apr 25, 2009

Coming out of practice, Steve Kennedy had located both sight fish and swimbait fish. He chose to target the swimbait fish first, but struggled because the cold nights had pushed them down.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day Three, Launch

Apr 25, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day Three of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Day Two

Apr 24, 2009

"The whole thing was humiliating," Swindle said. "I had the trolling motor on high and the boat was swinging around while I was fishing a dock on my tip toes from the front of the boat, looking for fish. The boat hit the dock and I did a front flip, X-Games style off the front deck into the water."

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl

Apr 24, 2009

In a timed sport, where minutes on the water often translate directly into dollars in the bank, valuable time spent on a fish that ultimately doesn't find its way to the weigh-in is the worst type of sunk cost.

A better day for bed fishing

Apr 24, 2009

As far as 98 other anglers are concerned, Jordon has a big bull's-eye on his back, one about the size and shape of the nest of a spawning bass.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl

Apr 23, 2009

Despite his prior success here, Casey Ashley didn't have any spectator boats following him. No one had their eyes on him, and if he had his way he wouldn't have had to depend on his eyes, either.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day One, Weigh-In

Apr 23, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day One of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

Pro patterns: spinnerbaiting

Apr 21, 2009

"Stone Cold Marty Spinnerbaiting" is a pattern that will keep you ahead of the crowd in spring, and, when conditions are right, it can win a tournament, too.

Swimming Jig May Be Top Technique

Apr 20, 2009

The pros have been swimming jigs, fishing them 8 to 10 inches under the surface over submerged vegetation, around laydowns and through other shallow cover — and they're catching a lot of bass.

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