By finishing 22nd at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open on Lake Amistad in February 2014, Troy Lindner took a significant step toward qualifying for the Bassmaster Elite Series.
B.A.S.S. Members show off their big bass in Bassmaster Magazine's Lunker Club.
Perhaps no other factor has contributed more to the increased top-out size of smallmouth bass than the mild fall weather we have recently experienced across North America.
Tapping into a technique he uses on his home water was one of several keys to winning for Central Open #1 champ Andy Young.
Andrew Young ekes out an unplanned but welcome victory at Amistad.
In the last decade or so, increasingly monstrous size averages of smallmouth bass have indicated that something special has happened and is happening to the fish and fishery.
Minnesotan Seth Feider is on a mission to qualify for the Elite Series through the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens.
Brandon Palaniuk had a rollercoaster kind of year on the Bassmaster Elites Series in 2013.
The hypnotic side-to-side gait of a topwater lure can produce vicious and predictable strikes, but when the fish fail to connect it can leave an angler scratching his head.
While most of the young anglers blanked, Roman Chapman and Daryk Eckert caught just enough to win their age groups in the Junior Bassmasters Northern Divisional.