What are the thoughts of the 12 anglers remaining in the Golden State Shootout?
His bag bulged like a college student's laundry sack. He might as well have been submerging a suitcase.
The three questions posed to anglers were: What will be the 12-man cut weight? Who other than leader Greg Gutierrez has the best chance of winning? And to what extent are you using swimbaits?
Day One of the 2007 Elite Series Duel in the Delta has Mark Tyler catching a 10-6 bass and in the lead.
It is not unusual in tournaments where sight fishing is the predominate pattern to hear woeful tales of the one that got away. It was no different Friday at Santee Cooper.
Not so fast say two area tournament anglers. With Mark Menendez, the only angler to catch a limit Saturday, close behind and Mike Iaconelli and Skeet Reese less than five pounds back, Sunday's final still could provide a come-from-behind victory.
Michael Iaconelli began the Bassmaster Memorial by fishing a number of patterns and he met mixed results.
After one day it's apparent the competition for those top-12 spots will be fierce. With 55 fishermen in the field, only 2 pounds separates fourth place and 20th place in this second of three Bassmaster Major events.
If you are ready for a change of pace, try your hand at fishing rocky riprap and seawalls — those obvious shoreline-hugging features found on lakes, rivers and reservoirs across the country.
Both Peter Thliveros and Ken Cook have accepted their invitations to fish the 2006 CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series, a fishing league that will elevate the sport to a new level.