27-year-old Jason Knapp of Uniontown, Pa., saved his best for last, making up more than three pounds to claim his first BASS win at the Bassmaster Northern Open event on Lake Champlain with a three-day total of 56 pounds, 3 ounces.
Kevin VanDam continues to "bring Sexy back" to bass fishing, relying primarily on a Strike King Series 5 crankbait in the Sexy Shad color pattern and a Strike King Sexy Spoon.
With $100,000 on the line, the 12 pros advancing to the final round of the Bluegrass Brawl were quizzed about their lures and techniques.
In this article, you can read Chad Griffin's description of the subtleties that make a difference when pitching jigs around rock and wood.
We asked the final 12 to share what patterns and lures they used to make the cut and what was the single greatest factor in their success.