What will the bass be doing this year at the 2010 Blue Ridge Brawl?
Dedicated bass readers submit photos of their 'lunkers.' This album contains images submitted for the February 2010 instalment of the Lunker Club.
The postseason is over. I'm fairly happy with it. I moved up from 11th place to 4th place in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings. It's hard to complain about that. Now it's time to turn my attention to other things.
Jeff Freeman, takes the trophy at the 2009 Mid-Alantic Divisional .
Elite Series Tour tournament at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA.
Kevin VanDam picked apart a clear, deep fishery -- just like he used to do years ago as a kid in Kalamazoo -- on Smith Mountain Lake, for a victory at the Blue Ridge Brawl.
Velvick explained that he keeps the squirt gun wrapped in a plastic bag inside one of his boat's storage compartments until it's needed.
So far this season, however, our pattern predictions haven't been that accurate. Instead of finding bass in prespawn as expected at the first three events, the pros have encountered bass in all phases of the spawn, including postspawn, and at all depths.
In this photo gallery, you'll find on-the-water images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
At the season's halfway point, while none of the remaining competitors is conceding anything, some patterns and probabilities are starting to take root with respect to the end-of-year standings.