This will be a 10-part series in which Mike Long sets out the basic framework of his trophy bass fishing methods. Think of it as the "big picture."
Wesley Thomas wins the 27th annual Big Bass Splash on Toledo Bend with a 9.62 lunker.
If you saw any of the amazing photo galleries from the recently-concluded Elite Series tournament on the Alabama River, then you know that risk-taking is where it’s at these days.
Toledo Bend is currently experiencing a “new lake” effect because of recent rains that brought the lake level up, submerging new vegetation that creates bass nirvana.
B.A.S.S. writer Pete Robbins recounts how he came to know Elite Series pro Clark Reehm.
Ask 10 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers a question and you’ll get 12 different answers. Sound in crankbaits is no different.
Carhartt Big Bass leader starts the day - and tournament - off right for Elite pro Dean Rojas.
Although Toledo Bend is an impoundment of the Sabine River, don’t base your Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing picks on history there. Instead, review results of other spring river tournaments.
While on a mission in Iraq in 2003, Sgt. 1st Class Gary Everett of Dayton, Ohio, was nearly killed when an ammunition dump was exploded by a suicide bomber. Staff Sgt. MarkDaniel Brasel of Toledo, Wash., an Army Ranger, came to his rescue.
Class acts are not hard to find in the Bassmaster Elite Series, neither are anglers who are willing to selflessly do the right thing. Just look to Brent Chapman and Chris Lane.