The sense of optimism among the anglers fishing the Bassmaster Legends on the Arkansas River is bleak. While being barraged by questions before the 6:50 a.m. takeoff, one Elite angler had an inquiry of his own:
Eleven goose eggs. An average weight of 4 pounds, 7 ounces per angler. An average fish catch of 1.8 bass per angler. These aren't typical numbers for 55 of the world's best bass fishermen on the Arkansas River.
The top 12 will fish new water on Saturday. But Bassmaster.com wanted to know what they did to get to the semi-final round. Here are the keys to their success:
TV viewers take note For the first time ever, ESPN2 will provide same-day coverage of a BASS event outside of the CITGO Bassmaster Classic. Coverage of the Bassmaster Memorial weigh-in will air Sunday, May 21, at 7 p.m. ET.
The dedicated men and women of the 18th Airborne Corps Artillery at Fort Bragg have joined in on the fun of the Bassmaster American on Lake Wylie.
The Super Six have moved on, and the not-so Super Six will be subjected to the sidelines as onlookers. Bassmaster.com found out from the bottom half of the twelve what was key in allowing them to get to Saturday's cut and how they handled the hole course format.
The Super Six field at the Bassmaster American presented by Advance Auto Parts is comparable to heading into Sunday of a PGA Major with Mickelson, Singh, and Els at the top, with Tiger lurking a few strokes back.
The overcast sky and slight wind seemed to play a vital role in the amateur's 43 limits brought to the scales as opposed to Day One's 18 limits.
The observer whose pro caught the biggest bass of the tournament on day two of competition won a brand new Triton TR186 bass boat.
In this article, you can read about the lucky charms of seven of the anglers in the 2006 Bassmaster Classic on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.