I was really excited when I found out that the Elite Series was coming to La Crosse, Wis., for the Mississippi River Rumble. As soon as I saw the schedule, I told my parents that the only thing I wanted for Christmas was the opportunity to be an Elite Series Marshal.
Man, these Wisconsin fans are something else. On Day One of the Mississippi River Rumble in La Crosse, the people turned out in droves. Next week we visit Green Bay, a venue I was disappointed to learn has seriously restricted the waters we can fish for the Elite event.
Go behind the scenes at Day Four of the Mississippi River Rumble.
Time was running out. About 15 minutes to go before he had to call it a day, Todd Faircloth hooked into a solid 3-pounder.
Faircloth and company show off their Day Four catches
Aaron Martens thinks it would be "cooler" if he won the Mississippi River Rumble, rather than his friend Todd Faircloth. They top the leaderboard, with Faircloth leading by 7 ounces.
When 43-year-old Steve Kennedy says he just had the most fun day of fishing in his life, that's quite a statement.
Texas' Todd Faircloth snaps up Mississippi River Rumble lead
Elite Series anglers take to Wisconsin's Mississippi River on Day Two with fans, friend and family on hand to cheer them on.