These days most anglers recognize that bass spend more time away from the shore than close to it. In fact, I suspect it's a safe bet, on any given day, that more bass fishermen fish open-water than along the banks.
High, muddy water, floating debris, steamy humidity, and sizzling temperatures have made practice tough this week for anglers hoping to gain ground in the Bassmaster Central Division
Aaron Johnson gives some tips to other anglers at the Central Opens on Red River
Bobby Lane talks about his childhood and fishing with his brothers, dad and grandad in Florida.
Kevin VanDam talks about fishing the early days, and his childhood
Today, you'll find Power-Poles latched to the back of just about every Elite angler's boat, and they're finding their way onto recreational rigs as well.
Last week was an exciting one for me. On Thursday I did a demonstration at a local pond here in Columbus for the Hartley Hogs.
2010 Elite Series Tennessee Triumph - Kentucky Lake will air on ESPN2
Last time the Elite Series visited Clarks Hill Lake, Kenyon Hill was able to locate the bigger bass and came from behind on the final day to claim the victory.
The big fish bite on Clarks Hill Lake was definitely feast or famine on Day One.