Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
As Hackney stood on the front deck of his boat waiting in the darkness of pre-dawn inside the harbor at Escanaba’s Ludington Park, a bevvy of thoughts ran through his mind.
Competition for the Angler of the Year was postponed again Sunday because of strong north winds.
After its week in a time capsule, we unearth Charlie Hartley's column to marvel at the foreshadowing, irony, and what-might-have-beens ...
For one brief, shining season, these guys were among the best in the business.
A stellar field of rookies competed on the Bassmaster Elite Series this season, including a past Forrest Wood Cup champion and a B.A.S.S. and FLW tournament champion.
Greg Hackney talks about the pressure he’s been feeling since leading the Toyota Angler of the Year race.
B.A.S.S. officials cancel Day 2 of the competition, again, due to strong south winds.
When you look at the final results from Day 1, you can understand why AOY leader Greg Hackney was relieved when his five-bass limit weighed 18 pounds Thursday.
A group of Elites hit the golf course for an enjoyable day of fun.