Within hours of weighing the last West Point bass, the Elite Series will pack up and travel north to Lake Murray for the May 12-15 Evan Williams Bourbon Carolina Clash out of Columbia, S.C.
As a kid, it was a huge thrill for me to meet the guys that I'd read about in Bassmaster Magazine or saw on TV for the first time — guys that I would later compete against on the tournament trail.
Junior anglers will join their adult counterparts on Barren River Lake to qualify for Bassmaster Junior World Championship.
The Federation Nation Southern Divisional Day Three will weigh-in early because of weather.
It was predicted that the bite would improve on Day Two on Barren River Lake, and it has.
Due to the heavy rains at B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Southern Divisional the the fish were tougher to find than in practice.
B.A.S.S. Federation Nation is, in some cases, a family affair with tradition being passed to the next generation.
Actually the whole bass fishing world has been on a Hite kick, what with his son being accepted to West Point and his big emotional victory on the Elite Series last week in Alabama. Yes sir, there's a lot of stories circling around this man and they're all good.
Ott DeFoe leading the pack of 15 for the Bassmaster Angler of the Year title.
Alabama Charge leader and veteran pro Davy Hite has some stiff competition from Keith Poche, a Bassmaster Elite Series sophomore seeking his first Bassmaster win.