Unlike pre-tournament expectations, this hasn't turned into a sight-fishing tournament.
Brett Hite holds lead in his very first Elite appearance.
Feeling like I belong here is what I have been chasing for the past few years. I think having that feeling is important in order to be successful.
When the water is cold and most anglers are fishing steep bluffs or deep water, Davy Hite is quite content to stay shallow and flip the cover.
It’s my opinion that the 50-degree mark signals the bass to pull closer to the areas where they will spawn later in the spring. It’s an excellent time to catch a boat-load of big, aggressive fish.
Brandon Palaniuk had a rollercoaster kind of year on the Bassmaster Elites Series in 2013.
The way an animal (including a bass) acts or reacts can tell you a lot ... if you're paying attention.
Until that time, the largest fish I had seen in the wild was maybe 13 or 14 pounds. The Ikehara fish was clearly almost twice that size!
Bassmaster Elite Series Marshal Kurt Mazurek details his experience as a Marshal during the 2013 Elite at Mississippi River.
Just because the water's getting cold doesn't mean you have to abandon power techniques. Bass still have to eat!