On any given work day, B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Noreen Clough won’t be in her office. She’s far more likely to be in, say, a Washington, D.C., meeting, or in Minnesota discovering bass anglers’ concerns.
This is a chance for young anglers to show their stuff in competition and maybe, if things go just right, move up the fishing ladder.
The dock talk this morning will get your attention. Most believe yesterday was a cakewalk compared to the challenges they will face on Day Two.
As competitors readied their tackle, there’s little agreement among them about what to expect.
Well, we were home just long enough to unpack, do the laundry then repack. Now it's time to hit the road again. Preparation this time is a little bit more in-depth.
I hope that my extreme respect and just plain love for most of the Bassmaster Elite Series anglers never gets in the way of moving the ball up the court and making good moves for this organization.
Need a fishing buddy? Want to learn more about the sport? Join a B.A.S.S. club in your area by contacting the state president.
Go behind the scenes with a Marshal at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
While growing up in Minnesota, Derek Remitz honed his skills catching bass on jerkbaits. He still considers jerkbait fishing one of his favorite techniques but since he has become an Elite Series pro and moved to Alabama, he has also grown fond of a jig because of its big fish potential.