On the verge of returning to the Bassmaster Classic, Menendez removed himself from contention Monday by reporting his own rules violation.
Chad Pipkens was the best pick in Fantasy Fishing this tournament because the margin between him and his closest competitor was the biggest at 26 points.
Thrills and heartbreaks were center stage on Sunday at the 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Titles were earned, goals became reality and dreams turned to dust at the final Elite Series event of the year.
Brandon Palaniuk, Justin Lucas and Skeet Reese offer pointers on rods, line, knots and lures they use for smallmouth.
Aaron Martens was finally handed the trophy and officially crowned 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
While the top anglers secured their Classic berths with a single fish catch Thursday, others battled for their bubble not to be burst.
Iaconelli admits having a near panic attack on his first practice day for Sturgeon Bay, where he is among the anglers battling for the final Classic spots.
Since I already earned AOY and the prize money that goes with it, I get the same reward whether I finish first at Sturgeon Bay or last.
More than $1 million in payouts and coveted berths in the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro are on the line for the nation’s Top-50 bass anglers as they compete in the season-ending Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship Sept. 17-20 on the legendary waters of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
After the National Championship was decided on Saturday, the Top 4 finishing teams were then seated in a bracketed style format pitting individuals into head-to-head matchups.