Topics: Natural Disaster

Practice means nothing now

Apr 19, 2013

BULL SHOALS, Ark. — Jeff Kriet was trying to get a picture of Bull Shoals Lake out of his mind Friday, on the first day of the Bassmaster Elite Series Ramada Quest. That picture was formed during practice earlier this week, before heavy rains, a cold front and a postponement day completely changed reality Friday. "They really moved up Tuesday afternoon, by the thousands," Kriet said. "There were fish everywhere. The weather backed out so many of those fish.

Vinson goes with the flow

Apr 19, 2013

The wind blew harder, the water level rose and its temperature dropped, but Greg Vinson figured out the changing Bull Shoals Lake fishing conditions to lead the Bassmaster Elite Series Ramada Quest on Day One.

Day One of Ramada Quest postponed

Apr 18, 2013

Strong storms heading straight toward Bull Shoals Lake, Ark., early Thursday morning forced B.A.S.S. officials to postpone the start of the Bassmaster Elite Series Ramada Quest.

Combs holds off Clunn

Mar 27, 2013

Third-year Elite pro Keith Combs of Huntington, Texas, locked out 11 other finalists Monday in the Rigid Industries Falcon Slam, including his biggest threat after three rounds, four-time Bassmaster Classic champ and Zen master of bass fishing, Rick Clunn.

Falcon finalists agree with decision

Mar 24, 2013

No one wanted a three-day tournament; postponement hurts Clunn most, but he has no quarrel with it, nor does anyone else.

Falcon picks up the pace

Mar 22, 2013

If Pirch can keep it up and if Combs' quality continues to slip, Pirch could make a run at this one.

Near-record crowds for Tulsa Classic

Feb 27, 2013

The world championship bass fishing tournament recorded the second highest attendance for the three competition days in the event’s 43-year history.

A truly 'unique' Classic

Feb 21, 2013

Here we go – my 23rd Bassmaster Classic - and what a special one it’s going to be.

Weather won't rule everything, say competitors on Bassmaster Classic eve

Feb 21, 2013

Cold, ice, sleet, rain, thunder and lightning — Tulsa has seen it all in the days leading up to the Friday-through-Sunday world championship of bass fishing on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.

It's About the Weather!

Feb 19, 2013

While the weather won't be as apocalyptic as many fear it' will challenging. When asked if he was concerned about ice on the launch ramp, frozen boat locker lids and frigid hands, Iaconelli replied, "All of the above.”

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