When it comes to high-stakes fishing, professional anglers will do almost anything to get to the fish ... and that includes abusing their equipment.
To this day, the phrase 9/11 conjures horrifying images for most Americans. I'm sure most of you know precisely where you were as the events of that sad day unfolded. I know I do. I remember it as if it happened yesterday.
Megabass USA, the North American arm of Japan's foremost innovator of specialized fishing tackle, announced the composition of Megabass' 2011 pro staff. The highly accomplished team includes Aaron Martens, who will fish the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series, the PAA Series and the FLW Opens; Luke Clausen, who will compete on the FLW Tour as well as in the FLW Opens and the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens; and Randy Blaukat and Shinichi Fukae, who will fish the FLW Tour, the FLW Opens, and the PAA Series. The four tour-level pros will be actively involved in product development, working closely with Megabass engineers to develop products tailored to the needs of anglers in the United States.
Denny Brauer of Camdenton, MO., adds to recorded finishes of second, third, fourth and fifth places in his 15 previous Classics. Classic XXVIII (28) was held Aug. 6-8, 1998, in High Rock Lake, North Carolina.