This was going to be the plan, win or lose: Greg Hackney would take his two sons, Drew (Andrew) 14, and Luke, 11, smallmouth bass fishing after the Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Angler of the Year Championship.
Sam Lashlee and partner Phillip Arrington dominated the no entry fee, $5,000 first place, 3rd Annual Toyota Bonus Bucks Owners tournament with a winning weight of 24 pounds 15 ounces.
Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Greg Hackney shares just how excruciating a three-day weather delay can be for the leader in a major tournament.
Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
Aussie angler proves there's no rest for the driven.
Although largemouth will outnumber smallmouth this week, don’t overload on shallow grass guys. Docks and deep weedlines will lead to Top 12 finishes, too, and you might need at least one roster pick to target smallmouth.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Stacy Moore caught only three keepers Wednesday, but those three largemouth bass were big enough to put him in the lead at the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional on Lake Monroe. The Huntingburg, Ind., angler had only five bites Wednesday, resulting in three keepers weighing 10 pounds, 9 ounces and two short fish. The pickings were slim for the rest of the field as 30 contenders weighed in only one keeper each and 43 anglers blanked.
Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing players who chose Iaconelli or Duckett scored huge, but those who picked a VanDam paid dearly.
Going Ike took on a new meaning Sunday in Philadelphia.
It was as if the boisterous Ike fans felt their voices could pull their hometown guy up from 21st place.