Troy Danes won the first Australia championship and will be the first Australian ever to compete in the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
The weight of two nickels was the difference between losing the tournament and hopping on a plane to compete in the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
Despite lacking largemouth, smallmouth or spotted bass in its waters, Australia has become the newest international chapter to join the B.A.S.S. Nation.
While aspiring anglers put forth great efforts to launch into the Elite series from the Opens, none of them comes close to those taken by Carl Jocumsen.