The anglers competing for the world championship in 2013 are an interesting mix of rookies and veterans, favorites and long shots, usual suspects and virtual unknowns.
Registration for all college tournaments opens today on Bassmaster.com.
During an educational and action-packed day, 130 young men and women got an up close and personal look at the world of professional bass fishing.
Auburn University student and Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic Bracket winner Matt Lee says he can’t stop using the term “surreal” in referring to winning a berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
The 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series offers something for everyone: rivers and lakes; largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass; opportunities for record catches; and plenty of challenges for the world’s greatest bass anglers.
Jordan and Matt Lee are looking forward to a long career in bass fishing.
The last thing I remember when I left the final weigh-in of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series championships this weekend was talking to Leigh Lee, the mother of Matt and Jordan Lee.
The emotions were running as high as the central Arkansas thermometers when Auburn brothers Matt and Jordan Lee stepped to the weigh-in stage for the Carhartt College Series Classic Bracket finals.
CONWAY, Ark. — The Auburn vs. Alabama "Iron Bowl" semifinals morphed into a Civil War final in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series. Auburn brothers Matt and Jordan Lee defeated Alabama's Dustin Connell and Logan Johnson in separate contests Saturday afternoon at Beaverfork Lake to set up a brother vs. brother Sunday final, which will determine a berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
Although this Carhartt Bassmaster College Series tournament has advanced to individual competition, the four semifinalists decided Saturday morning at Beaverfork Lake will represent only two teams — Auburn and Alabama.