When asked who will do well at the Elite Series Mississippi River Rumble, the pros believe it’s important to choose according to the body of water and the fishing strengths of the angler, with an eye to who is in the hunt for the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title.
This week, the world's best bass fishermen will be likely be headed into the backwaters of the Mississippi River in search of clearer water and big largemouth bass.
After going deep in the last two tournaments, Bassmaster Elite Series anglers must change gears this week and go shallow to win the Mississippi River Rumble, and Fantasy Fishing players should take note when picking their teams.
The winning strategy in Fantasy Fishing this year is...
Picking tournament winners is not as key to winning in Fantasy Fishing as is picking anglers who are likely to overachieve in the lower buckets.
Did your Fantasy Fishing team gain or lose ground after Bassmaster Classic scores recently got culled from the standings? Your answer should determine how you pick your Toledo Bend roster.
Elite Series pros are back on the water this week, this time at Toledo Bend, the huge, well-known tournament impoundment that straddles a big chunk of the Texas-Louisiana border.
The way the Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing leaderboards display your scores has changed; now, it accurately reflects who is in the lead for prizes. The Bassmaster Classic stats are no longer included in your overall score.
To win on Douglas Lake, anglers will fish big baits deep and vertically. Knowing that should help you pick a winning Fantasy Fishing roster.
Even though B.A.S.S. has held only two tournaments on Douglas in the last 10 years, the fact that the lake is an upland reservoir is good for all of the Elite anglers.