After suffering two weeks with pain in his right leg, Mike Iaconelli had successful surgery Monday night to remove blood pooling in his calf.
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.
If Randy Howell was more like other modern-day professional sports stars, he might tell you that returning to Guntersville, Ala., this week is really no big deal.
A few weeks ago, when I took a side trip to JTodd Tucker’s hometown I knew it would be special.
To the average fisherman, the idea of making a 240-mile round-trip run by boat for the chance to fish for 2 1/2 hours during the season-opening Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Sabine River might have seemed far-fetched.
I knew this story was coming, the story of the return of Mark Menendez to the Elites, his taking to the water in competition following the passing of his beloved wife.
Hey, just want to bring you a couple quick updates on two stories I did towards the end of the Elites season last year.
LAKE CHARLES, La. — One minute James Holbrook was reeling in a 2-pound bass caught on his first cast of the day. The next minute he had a crankbait and Bassmaster Elite Series pro Dennis Tietje's face in, uh, an unfortunate place – Holbrook's crotch. Blood was spilled, which is nothing new for Holbrook. He survived an AK-47 round to the helmet and suffered shrapnel wounds in his forehead and both knees in 2007, while serving as a Navy Hospital Corpsmen in Afghanistan's Korangal Valley.
Since 2012, Dove has partnered with an organization that echoes his beliefs, The Donald R. Kemp Youth Hunting and Fishing club of Las Cruces, N.M.
Randy Howell, a man of strong Christian faith, knows that winning the 2014 Classic gave him a platform to reach many people.