As a cop at 18, Cliff Crochet had to get his mom to buy his bullets. He likes fishing better now, especially after his partner was killed.
The Arkansas River is muddy but Day Two will bring some clarity to the TTBAOY race
Revisit the Day Two blog from the Diamond Drive on the Arkansas River.
Three anglers will try to win a second consecutive trip to the National Championship today.
Several Juniors seek berths in the Bassmaster Junior World Championship later this year.
Check out photos from Little Rock's Riverfront Amphitheater as the Elites weighed in.
Behind the scenes images from the Day One weigh-in of the Diamond Drive
Seeking his fourth consecutive TTBAOY title, Kevin VanDam moved atop the points race on a day with a lot of shakes.
Check out these on-the-water photos from Day One of the 2011 Diamond Drive on the Arkansas River.
Alton Jones and Davy Hite, both contenders for Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, were forced to work through boat issues on Day One.