The 2007 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl was held at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA.
"What we wanted to do was have a tournament in which kids on prospective state teams would be invited to come and fish."
When most people think of water chestnuts, they may imagine the white crunchy morsels that are often found in Chinese take-out food. Unfortunately, the unrelated Asian water chestnut plant is not the least bit tasty.
The Bassmaster Lunker Club is a collection of photos submitted by members. This album features photos that were received during the month of June 2008.
Close your eyes, reach into your tacklebox and grab a topwater bait. Chances are, it will catch bass. Maybe not right now. Maybe not even today or tomorrow - but sooner or later, every surface bait you own will pull a largemouth up from the depths and into your boat. Knowing which one to use, however, shouldn't be left to chance, and the country's top pros can't rely on a roll of the dice. They have to know, without a hint of a doubt, which bait will produce and which one won't. Their livelihoods depend on it.
The James River in Virginia will always haunt John Murray for his performance there.
Most guides do know every inch of their home lake, but their always trying to find something new.
Throughout the ages, mankind has been infatuated with spherical objects. Christopher Columbus sailed into the unknown to prove the world was round. Ancient cultures have worshipped the sun. Men have dreamed of flying to the moon for thousands of years, and finally reached the orb in 1969.
It's never really easy to fish in the cold of winter, but the Carolina rig can make it easier if you know how to use it.