Challenging best describes the 2003-2004 tournament season as new qualifying formats, stiff competition, unpredictable weather and diverse waters put the competitors to the test.
While bass living in those waters have the same basic needs, catching them requires an understanding of the differences in how fish live and feed in such dissimilar environments.
Scott Rook unexpectedly found himself in deep water and ended up catching his limit in only 30 minutes.
Scott Rook, professional angler from Arkansas, recalls numerous examples of how trailer hooks have helped improve his catch rate, but none are as memorable as what he and other pros call the "buzzbait tournament" held on Lake of the Ozarks in 1998. It was the second year Rook fished BASS tournaments, and it turned out to be a major turning point in his career.
Day Two of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic has the pros leap frogging around in the standings.
What some of the pros had to say after Day One of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic,
Day Two of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic had some pros sharing the techniques.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 Bassmaster Classic registration.
Thousands of new lures are introduced each year, but not all last as long as others.
In addition to the slower current in the river, another tournament also being held on the river had attracted much more fishing traffic, especially in key locations.