When you've climbed your sport's highest mountain, you have two choices: lament the absence of a bigger goal or embrace the totality of what it took to reach that summit.
Takahiro Omori talks about the effect that a optimistic state of mind can have on a fishing tournament.
The snow has been gone for a few weeks now, and the ice is off the pond up the hill from my humble southern Ohio abode. I keep threatening to hike to the pond with a few rods and limber up my casting arm.
This album features photos taken by Marshals during the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. The Classic was held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Go behind the scenes with a Marshal at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
Catch a glimpse into the life of Elite Series rookie Brandon Palaniuk, at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. The 2011 Classic championship was held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Bobby Murray left the tournament trail after a successful 12-year stint, and went on to have a flourishing career in the fishing industry.
Another Classic title. It still seems surreal and hasn't soaked in. Don't get me wrong — I went to the Louisiana Delta with intentions of winning. I go to every tournament thinking I can win. But winning against this quality of a field isn't easy.
Don't get me wrong — I'm not complaining. It's all good, but the schedule is a time buster.
As a marshal, you're providing a great service to us by offering protection and integrity for what we do. We don't cheat and we don't want anybody to think we do.
Take a look at the 2011 Bassmaster Federation Nation sponsors.