CHARLOTTE, N.C. Golden algae is the killer of fish. Since the first documented die-off in 1985 on the Pecos River in Texas, it has killed millions of fish.
Lunker: 8 pounds, 7 ounces (largemouth
My one that got away happened during a 2007 Bassmaster Major at Oneida and Onondaga Lakes. It was the first round of the finals, so there were only 12 of us fishing the whole course. I had qualified fifth by throwing a 1/2-ounce football jig on Oneida Lake. After Oneida, we moved the whole tournament over to Onondaga Lake, which none of us had ever been to before.
One of the mantras that I live by is that preparation is more important than game day. Usually that means putting in your time on the water scouting before cutoffs and then buckling down during the actual practice days.
Megabass USA, the North American arm of Japan's foremost innovator of specialized fishing tackle, announced the composition of Megabass' 2011 pro staff. The highly accomplished team includes Aaron Martens, who will fish the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series, the PAA Series and the FLW Opens; Luke Clausen, who will compete on the FLW Tour as well as in the FLW Opens and the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens; and Randy Blaukat and Shinichi Fukae, who will fish the FLW Tour, the FLW Opens, and the PAA Series. The four tour-level pros will be actively involved in product development, working closely with Megabass engineers to develop products tailored to the needs of anglers in the United States.
Official Sponsors of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Their eyes met, and smiles spread wide across both men's faces.
It's been about a week now since the Classic has been over. I have a few more thoughts about it that I'd like to share.
Sneak a peek behind the scenes on day three, at the 2011 Central Open #1, in Gapevine, Texas.
Go behind the scenes at the Central Open #1 on day three. The Open tournament #1 was held on Lake Lewisville, Texas.