'Knowing that I'm safely inside the Classic cutoff is a load off my shoulders, but I still don't like losing." Bernie Schultz
The top 50 finishers in AOY points gather to register for competition, hear tournament information, and enjoy a little pre-game brotherhood.
James Elam hopes the momentum from his win on Fort Gibson Lake will carry him through AOY despite his abbreviated practice time on Sturgeon Bay.
This is the last event of the season and there are only 10 options per bucket, so choose wisely.
Big bass were in short supply on the Connecticut River, and the anglers had to work hard to scratch out limits.
Spend time with Gerald Swindle as he prepares for competition on Sturgeon Bay.
Steve Pickard had never fished on the Connecticut River until four days ago, but that didn’t stop him from taking the Day 1 lead on the river in the 2015 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional.
For Opens angler Shin Fukae and his wife Miyu, home is wherever this Toyota Tundra, Ranger Boat and 40-foot Tiffin Phaeton are parked.
This event gives me that chance to fish for a win and improve my final standing, so that’s my goal.
Competitors take on the Connecticut River in bluebird skies.
I may have missed it, but I don’t think anyone has written about Chad Pipkens’ late season surge.