Topics: Sam Eifling

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Down to the wire

Jul 22, 2007

Evers has kept his fish in good health, and he may be on the fish to win. But uneasy rests the leader who has caught less bass than his two closest pursuers.

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Saturday notes

Jul 21, 2007

Several anglers who stumbled on Day One of the Empire Chase enjoyed revivals on the second and final day before the top 12 cut.

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Survival

Jul 21, 2007

It's a rarity to see more than a couple of fish killed in the course of an Elite Series event, but anglers have had to play marine paramedics constantly on Lake Erie.

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Day Two back on

Jul 21, 2007

BASS officials took no chances Friday, canceling the second day of the tournament amid forecasts of high winds.

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Day One prayer

Jul 21, 2007

Lee Bailey, one of the first to weigh fish, told the crowd quite sincerely that "everybody needs to say a private prayer for the guys who are still out there."

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Day Two wind

Jul 20, 2007

High winds and rolling waves on Day One of the Empire Chase cracked boat hulls, overcame engines and swamped boats.

2007 Elite Series - Empire Chase: Day One notes

Jul 19, 2007

While most anglers never fish using deck seats, rough conditions on Lake Erie prompted them to install the seats for the first day of the Empire Chase.

'A Freight Train'

Jul 15, 2007

Horton wins 2007 Elite series champion's choice.

The Driver's Skeet

Jul 15, 2007

As Timmy Horton walked along the dock to his boat before Day Four of the Champion's Choice presented by Toyota Tundra, Skeet Reese called to him from the deck of his own boat.

Notes from Day Two

Jul 14, 2007

Angler of the Year points leader and bass angler nonpareil Kevin VanDam owes some of his uncharacteristically low 27th-place finish at the Champion's Choice presented by Toyota Tundra to his outstanding practice.

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