Brad Wall is quick to catch his quota on Day One and just fished for fun until Weigh-in.
Louisiana angler Jamie Laiche won his second straight BASS Federation Nation Central Divisional title at Lewis & Clark Reservoir and now he has his sights set on consecutive trips to the Bassmaster Classic.
Don Corkran, B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Director, said, "I feel that this organization is stronger and more vibrant than ever."
While returning home from long stints on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail, Preston Clark still stops and chats with Federation Nation buddies whenever he sees them on the road.
The Louisiana angler had to make some adjustments, especially after today's takeoff was delayed for two hours as a severe thunderstorm passed over the lake.
On his run up the river in the morning he noticed a boat stuck in the shallows, so he pulled over to help. "It delayed 30 minutes off our time but it was my nephew (Tim Carmouche) so I had to stop and push him off," said Bourque.
Angler Hometown No./lbs-oz 1. Nathan Bourque Humble, Texas (LA) 5 12-01 2. Bryan Schmidt Olney, Texas (TX) 5 11-14 3. Jamie Laiche Gonzales, La. (LA) 5 11-10 4. Robbie Latuso Gonzales, La. (LA) 5 11-09
The Florida Bassmaster Elite Series pro joined the Bassmasters of Gator Country in 1974 to learn more about bass fishing and pursue the same dream as his fellow club members.
Bakkom's tenure in the club was threatened about three years ago when he developed blood clots in his lungs and had to start taking anticoagulant medication.
Sandor said the attitude of these youngsters surprised many of the adults involved in the construction project.
A former Junior Bassmasters state champion and his dad won the Missouri B.A.S.S. Federation Nation's 19th annual Spring Fling at Pomme de Terre Lake.