Topics: Matthew Sphar

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, VanDam

Apr 24, 2009

VanDam was running a defined pattern in different areas, primarily focusing on smallmouth bass. He mixed in sight fishing — a technique used by many in the top tier of the field — along with a number of blind casts.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Day One, Launch

Apr 23, 2009

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

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.

2009 Elite Series Battle on the Border: Day One, Weigh-in

Mar 12, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day One of the 2009 Elite Series Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad, near Del Rio, Texas.

2008 Elite Series Southern Challenge: Top 12 techniques

Jun 19, 2008

Kevin VanDam continues to "bring Sexy back" to bass fishing, relying primarily on a Strike King Series 5 crankbait in the Sexy Shad color pattern and a Strike King Sexy Spoon.

2007 Elite Series Battle on the Border: Best Of

Apr 10, 2008

In this photo gallery, you'll find many of the best images from the 2007 Elite Series Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad, near Del Rio, Texas.

Elite Series pro Keith Phillips wins Hottest Rig Running contest

Jul 30, 2007

His boat garnered almost 50 percent of all votes cast in the final round, earning him the grand prize, $10,000 cash.

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