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2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Co-angler

Jul 14, 2007

"I'm fortunate in that I've fished this lake a lot under a lot of different conditions," he said. "I couldn't have asked to fish with three nicer people who took such good care of me."

Select Elite Pros catching early and often

Jul 14, 2007

Guys fishing for green fish way south of the Plattsburgh Boat Basin particularly leader Timmy Horton who's got over six and a half pounds on his nearest competitor seemingly have things in hand as the flags and trees lay still on the western shore of Lake Champlain.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Hot pursuit

Jul 14, 2007

"Twenty-one pounds on five casts!" he said. "We're in trouble. We're so in trouble."

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two quotes

Jul 13, 2007

"I ran all the way down to Ticonderoga, went to the rod box. It was locked, and I realized my wife had the keys to it back in the truck. It went downhill from there."

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two co-angler

Jul 13, 2007

No one-trick pony, Lampier weighed in 14-7 worth of largemouths out of the Ticonderoga grass beds on Day One, but nearly duplicated it with the brown fish on Day Two.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two Horton

Jul 13, 2007

Horton admitted earlier on stage that he had caught many hefty fish among his 24-pound, 12-ounce limit. He hoped out loud that he hadn't "burned" too many of them.

Rain could help some, hinder others making long run

Jul 13, 2007

Steady, spitting rain descended on the Plattsburgh Boat Basin from the west at 5:20 this morning, creating an eerie sunrise over the Vermont mountaintops as anglers prepped for Day Two of the Elite Series on Lake Champlain.

When to Hold 'Em

Jul 13, 2007

The temptation to pursue smallmouth bass on Lake Champlain is obvious. Even though the Champion's Choice presented by Toyota Tundra has caught the bronze-brown fish post-spawn, when they're not as aggressive, most of the Bassmaster Elite Series anglers in this field could catch them by the dozen, if so inclined.

Notes from Day One

Jul 12, 2007

Denny Brauer captured his lone Bassmaster Elite Series victory on Lake Champlain last year with a come-from-behind victory. If he is to repeat, he may not have terribly far to climb, after finishing Day One in sixth place with 17 pounds, 14 ounces.

Pipe dream

Jul 12, 2007

Lake Champlain's healthy population of largemouths and smallmouths shined on back-of-the-boaters as well as professionals on the first day the BASS Elite Series. Twenty-eight co-anglers weighed in sacks of more than 10 pounds, headed up by Central Square, N.Y., resident Craig Daino, who had 16 pounds, 9 ounces.

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