In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2011 elite series on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Florida. It is the third day weigh in.
At Florida's Harris Chain of Lakes, the first stop on the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series trail, anglers discuss how they think this will be a hodge-podge fishing event. It looks as though the conditions will favor the more versatile anglers.
Elite Series angler Terry Scroggins talks about the build up to the 2011 Elite Series Citrus Slam, on the St. Johns River, FL.
Peter Thliveros took fishing a soft plastic minnow bait to the next level when he popularized the "Petey Rig," featuring a finesse weight pegged 10 to 12 inches in front of a weightless, Texas rigged Fluke.
When Bassmaster Elite Series angler Tommy Biffle is among the leaders of a Bassmaster event, count on him being at the top because of a jig or soft plastic bait dressed with rattles.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- Lew's proudly announces that Bassmaster Elite Series angler and former Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year Tim Horton has picked Lew's for his choice of reels, starting immediately. The popular Muscle Shoals, Ala., angler's decision to join Lew's places him among other high profile anglers who have recently signed with the brand that is turning heads in the fishing industry.
Peter Thliveros, an expert on the Carolina rig, talks about its history and how using the rig has helped him to win much of nearly $2 million as a professional angler.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.
Peter Thliveros likes to pick an area, get settled in and fish for the winning catch. Making the most of his time, Thliveros says he's perfectly happy to focus on five or fewer spots.
One of the best Carolina riggers on the Elite Series tournament trail, Florida's Peter Thliveros often turns to the split shot technique when a more aggressive presentation shuts down the bite completely.