It has been said that 90 percent of what we think about a person is determined in the first 90 seconds we meet them. When I first met Kathryn Ealey at the 2008 Bassmaster Classic in Greenville, S.C., I could tell by her firm handshake and warm smile that she was a confident woman who knew what she wanted out of life. I was anxious to learn more about this new pro angler from Moody, Ala.
While every angler has at least one that has gotten away, as pros we have a bunch. Some have deeper reaching consequences than others, and some stick out more than others. This one haunts me to this day.
In this article you will see the 2009 elite series River Rumble, where you will see Kevin VanDam, Skeet Reese and Alton Jones fight for top spots.
In this photo gallery you will see images from the 2009 elite series River Rumble.
Takahiro Omori, or "Tak" as he's known on the tour, found his big bass spot close to home.
In this photo gallery you will see Steve Kennedy with his daughter Sophia Kennedy.
Dean Rojas and his lure get ready for the first day of competition.
Bassmaster Elite Series promo featuring Shaw Grigsby and Terry Scroggins battling for the office copier.
Todd Faircloth is an enigma of sorts when it comes to the top names competing on the Bassmaster Elite Series even more so when it comes to those vying for the top-12 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year playoff.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the Genuity River Rumble on the Mississippi River in Iowa. You will see the winner as well.