The top five things from Day 1 of the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River.
Elites head into home stretch with Martens near top
It can happen anywhere to anybody — one of those Kentucky Lake bass bursts that can turn around a day that appeared to be a bust.
Never have so many bass fisherman felt so at home in the middle of a desert. No matter what part of the U.S. they come from, Lake Havasu feels like home.
Justin Lucas enjoyed a couple minutes all to himself backstage Sunday. As the Day 3 leader, Lucas would be the last man to weigh in. After Aaron Martens’ fish had been weighed, Martens was all but conceding the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River title while talking to emcee Dave Mercer on stage. Lucas savored the moment.
After seeing his weight drop precipitously for the second day in a row, Chris Zaldain is headed towards home. He'll head a lot closer to his hometown of San Jose in hopes the tide is right.
It’s the California youngsters vs. the veterans as two generations of Golden State anglers top the Sacramento leaderboard.
I feel like I was one clue short of having a great tournament.
The anglers did more flip-flopping than the bass they were catching from the Alabama River on Day 2 of the competition
Tearful stories about big fish being lost are common at any bass tournament. But these woeful tails were legion on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate.