Tournaments seem silly when you are huddled for safety in a bathhouse with some of the best anglers in the world, and their families. Seem silly when the weather radio is telling people in one area to "seek shelter."
The 2010 Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings after Smith Mountain Lake.
In this photo gallery, you'll see images of Skeet Reese from the first three stops of the 2010 Elite Series: Duel in the Delta, Golden State Shootout and Blue Ridge Brawl.
The final weigh-in of the College Bass West Super Regional came down to one fish and .06 pounds.
With fish in various stages of the spawn, anglers at the College Bass West Super Regional on Lake Tyler should have no trouble catching fish.
Nothing extraordinary happened at Smith Mountain except that I finished in 52nd place and had the weekend off. That's not my idea of a good time. I want to be exhausted on Sunday night, not well rested.
Invasive species are nothing new. A non-native creature gets introduced to the environment, throwing the natural system out of whack and causes a lot of problems.
I had a really interesting experience on Friday at the Smith Mountain Lake tournament. I was fishing a dock when I happened to notice a 5-pound bass swim right past my boat.
Elite Series Tour tournament on the California Delta in Stockton, California.
Elite Series Tour tournament on Clear Lake in Lakeport, CA.