You've got to get up pretty early to be a Bassmaster Elite Series angler. See the pros prepare for another day on the Delta.
Clifford Pirch has a stellar Day 1 in the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
Justin Lucas flips up a big one on Day 1 of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
Skeet Reese starts off with a bang on Day 1 of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
The local pros know where the big ones go, as evidenced by the heavy local presence at the top of the leaderboard at the Sacramento River.
Watch the best bits of the Day 1 weigh-in from Sacramento.
Best lines during Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Before the start of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River, Chris Zaldain predicted that a few anglers would bring in single-day catches of 30-plus pounds during the four-day event. On Day 1, only one angler reached that elusive mark – and it was Zaldain himself.
The pros brought some of the best the Sacramento River has to offer on Day 1.
Couldn't make it to Sacramento? We've got you covered with all the backstage action on Day 1. More photos to come!
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Laj Tripp and Kyle Sittman of Eastern Washington University outfished the field Thursday, the first round of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops. The pair caught 13 pounds on Folsom Reservoir and now lead the tournament by nearly a pound and a half.