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2008 Champion's Choice Day One Launch

Aug 7, 2008

In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 elite series Champion's Choice on Lake Oneida. It is the first day launch.

2008 Champion's Choice Registration

Aug 6, 2008

In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series Champion's Choice registration.

Once and Future King

Aug 6, 2008

David Hayes was stripped of his crown for catching the largest smallmouth. It took 10 years to correct but all's well in the end.

Lunker Lessons from Lake Erie

Aug 6, 2008

Kotaro Kiriyama wins the Purolator Big Bass of the Tournament honors.

A Pro's Approach: Edwin Evers

Aug 6, 2008

Edwin Evers' predictions for the 2008 Empire Chase on Lake Erie.

What happened on Lake Erie?

Aug 6, 2008

Edwin Evers' predictions for the fishing conditions at the 2008 Empire Chase were dead on.

How we got here

Aug 5, 2008

There have been five different leaders at different times the year for the Bassmaster Angler of the year award.

'Out-of-control good'

Aug 5, 2008

"Out-of-control good" is what 2008 Bassmaster Classic champion Alton Jones of Waco, Texas, calls the fishing at Kentucky Lake, where the Bassmaster Elite Series will head to next for the June 3-6 SpongeTech Tennessee Triumph out of Paris, Tenn.

A Pro's Approach

Aug 5, 2008

"This is a funky kind of bite," says Boyd Duckett, winner of the 2007 BASS Legends tournament on Lake Dardanelle, after two days of practice for the 2009 Toyota Trucks Diamond Drive. "The bass are tentative. As a result they're short-striking almost everything I've thrown at them. I can't say I've ever seen anything like it in all of my professional fishing. It's really weird."

Anglers' outlook beyond typical optimism

Aug 5, 2008

It isn't unusual to find optimistic anglers on the final day of a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament. If an angler is fishing Sunday, there's at least a chance to take home the $100,000 winner's prize, and it sure beats watching from the dock or a long drive home.