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.
So, do black bass live in the Delaware River?
B.A.S.S. has fished out of some legendary venues over the years (including Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans), but if you're talking about historic American cities it's hard to top Philadelphia, host of the Bassmaster Elite at Delaware River, Aug. 7-10, 2014.
I got sad news the other day. Joe Croteau, 70, passed away.