For 30 years, The Bassmasters has taken viewers out on the water and up on the stage for all the drama from bass fishing’s most prestigious tournament trail.
The field for the 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series is set. With 102 top professional anglers from 25 states and Japan, the lineup is the strongest ever and the largest since 2008.
Catch Toyota Hooked Up live from Falcon Lake in Zapata, Texas.
Kevin VanDam dispensed tons of bass fishing advice during a Twitter chat, and he talked about how excited he is to fish Grand Lake o' the Cherokees and Lake St. Clair in 2013.
Before you run off and proclaim KVD the best in Elite history, let's consider a couple of factors.
The anglers competing for the world championship in 2013 are an interesting mix of rookies and veterans, favorites and long shots, usual suspects and virtual unknowns.
Known for flipping, Terry Scroggins used a variety of tactics for a great 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series season.
Albert Collins knew the water, knew the bass and knew what he wanted. Those three elements clinched a berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
Albert Collins takes Weekend Series National Championship and completes the 2013 Bassmaster Classic field.
Clifford "Albert" Collins extended his hold on the top spot during the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championship to more than ten pounds on Day Three.