Alabama pro soundly defeats field of 157 for a berth in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic to be held in Guntersville.
Alabama pro tops field of 157 going into final day of Southern Open #3.
Elite Series pro and 2012 Bassmaster Classic Champion Chris Lane brought 18 pounds, 10 ounces of bass to the scales to snatch the lead of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open on Logan Martin Lake.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Brent Chapman is on a tear. Saturday, the reigning Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year led the four-day Alabama River Charge presented by Star brite for the second consecutive day. Chapman also came close to tearing up his bass rig. During a stomach-churning run upriver against Coosa River rapids to reach the big spotted bass in Jordan Dam tailwaters, his boat struck a rock.
Together Brent Chapman and Alton Jones squashed the hopes of the other 98 Elite pros who followed them to the scales - no one knocked them out of first and second.
High water, strong current brings out the best in premier spotted bass fishery.
Normally, when you have an extra 10 feet of water in your backyard, you aren’t too happy.
We asked the Elites who they thought would prevail at the Alabama River Charge, and here are the picks of the pros!