The local pros know where the big ones go, as evidenced by the heavy local presence at the top of the leaderboard at the Sacramento River.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Before the start of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River, Chris Zaldain predicted that a few anglers would bring in single-day catches of 30-plus pounds during the four-day event. On Day 1, only one angler reached that elusive mark – and it was Zaldain himself.
Ryan Gard of Floral City, Fla., is the winner of the Ultimate Fish with KVD sweepstakes.
What is it? The Bondy Perch. What does it do? It’s a drop shot bait that’s more versatile than its name implies. How do I use it? Yes, we know it looks upside-down in the picture, but it’s not. It’s supposed to mimic a perch, remember? However, if you rig it upside down (so it looks “right”) it becomes a shad imitator.
Skeet Reese wasn't the most popular pick in his bucket, but he did deliver the most points for his fans in Fantasy Fishing.
Skeet Reese, using a bait suggested by roommate Byron Velvick, rallied past the leader on Day 4 to win the Diet Mountain Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville.
Tim Johnston is carving out a competitive niche on the bass club scene in the West. The proof is a third consecutive Montana state title won at the B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional.
A few weeks ago, when I took a side trip to JTodd Tucker’s hometown I knew it would be special.
Shaw Grigsby never actually said he was mad at Aaron Martens on Day 2 of the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues.
After opening the season on the Sabine River where daily limits of 14-inch keepers were impossible for some anglers to come by, the Bassmaster Elite Series pros are now headed for the land of giants, Alabama’s Lake Guntersville.