Matt Reed had a plan and stuck to it to lead on Day One of the Empire Chase.
Read stories of how the anglers battle the wind and waters of Lake Erie as they fish in the 2008 Elite Series Empire Chase tournament.
Read as Todd Faircloth and Kevin VanDam head into the season-ending event of the 2008 Bassmaster Elite Series where the pressure is high for the two men separated by only 21 points in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race.
Day One was treacherous for anglers at the 2008 Champion's Choice.
It wasn't the lightening that had Todd Faircloth scared at the 2008 Champion's Choice, it was the threat of KVD for AOY.
The wind will be a major factor on Lake Erie for Day One of the Empire Chase.
Some of the angler's let us in on their techniques, what's working and what's not, on Day Three of the 2008 Champion's Choice.
Dean Rojas walked in with the confidence that he was going to win, he fished the same way, and sure enough he walked away the prestigious winner of the 2008 Champion's Choice on Lake Oneida.
The pressure is steadily building, at the 2008 Tennessee Triumph, for some of the pros in contention for this years TTAOY.
Todd Faircloth was in the 2008 TTAOY race until the very end, giving KVD a run for his money.