I'm not saying I'm the best caster around — far from it. I am saying that casting accuracy is a skill that's more important than many anglers realize.
Deb Johnson Blogs about Elite Series rookies, Wellman, and the Central Opens
Clark Reehm has been fishing B.A.S.S. events on the pro side since 2002, and is one of the youngest on the Elite circuit at age 30. He's begun to make a name for himself with his second Bassmaster Classic berth, and is looking to be around for a while. Here's how he answered our 20 Questions:
Keith Combs won the points title in the Bassmaster Central Opens, qualifying for his first Bassmaster Classic in the process. He'll be a rookie on the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2011, and likely a force to be reckoned with for many years down the road. Here's how he fared against our 20 questions.
I'm in Kansas this week with my brother-in-law, Russ Campbell, for more hunting. We lease land there with some other friends, and it gives us a change of scenery. Don't get me wrong. I love hunting in Michigan with family and friends, but there's something special about doing hunting trips like this in the late season. It's fun to hunt new places.
Roland Martin has registered to fish the Bassmaster Southern Opens in 2011.
Did you ever stop to think how much money is spent on travel, equipment, education, etc., that's pointed toward outsmarting this creature?
I don't claim to be a Florida expert. At the same time, though, I have had as much or more success here than anywhere else I've ever fished, and I'm telling you Florida is a great place to thaw out this winter and catch some bass at the same time.
I couldn't drive, I had to park, and all I could do was to listen to the child who had been blown up in the desert, and who told an old disbelieving guy that he was going to fish someday, that he was going to fish tournaments, and that he was going to win. And then, did just that.
Deb Johnson blogs about Thanksgiving, Elite Series 2011 season, and 2011 Classic