Even though the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship was about Greg Hackney winning AOY, Jacob Powroznik won the tournament – his second Elite Series-level win of the year, pretty awesome for a rookie.
It was a week that was. This year’s postseason was marked by high wind, big waves, cold weather, delays and lots of fun fishing for big smallmouth bass.
Over nine events, Hackney out-practiced, out-strategized, out-fished and ultimately outlasted the other 107 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers who started the season.
As Hackney stood on the front deck of his boat waiting in the darkness of pre-dawn inside the harbor at Escanaba’s Ludington Park, a bevvy of thoughts ran through his mind.
Competition for the Angler of the Year was postponed again Sunday because of strong north winds.
After its week in a time capsule, we unearth Charlie Hartley's column to marvel at the foreshadowing, irony, and what-might-have-beens ...
For one brief, shining season, these guys were among the best in the business.
Greg Hackney talks about the pressure he’s been feeling since leading the Toyota Angler of the Year race.
B.A.S.S. officials cancel Day 2 of the competition, again, due to strong south winds.
One-third to the way through the Angler of the Year Championship but remarkably little has changed.