At BASS' postseason finale on the Alabama River, the smart money on who will win Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year honors seems divided between local favorite Russ Lane of nearby Prattville and angling legend Kevin VanDam.
The race for the AOY closes in on Skeet Reese after Lake Jordon.
Follow the B.A.S.S pros as they practice for the 2010 Elite Series post season # 2 Trophy Triumph tournament on the Alabama River in Montgomery, Alabama.
The final four qualifiers for the Toyoata Tundra Championship week got the jump on the field and shaking up the points after the first day of the Ramada Trophy Chase on Lake Jordon.
Yesterday was a wonderful day for me and the rest of the anglers fishing the postseason. Each of us took a wounded veteran out on Lake Cameron for a fun-filled, bragging rights tournament called the Hope for the Warriors Tournament.
I'm back in Columbus after three tournaments in three weeks. I got a check in two of them and should have had one in the third.
The Hope for the Warriors program teamed up Sean DeBevoise of North Carolina with Elite Series pro Gary Klein for a day of fishing Lake Cameron.
War heros pair up with Elite Anglers for this one of a kind tournament. The 'Hope for the Warriors' tournament was held on 'The Waters.'
If you are alive, breathing, and can think, all you need to do is to look into the face of a warrior, wounded or not, active or not, and while the flag is high, and the sun is low, and the anthem plays, you will see in the eyes of those who were there this: Freedom hurts.
The Hope for the Warriors program paired up Elite Series Pro's with Wounded Warriors for a day of fishing.
It had to be special: Russ Lane coming from a four-way tie for last place in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings to within five points of winning the title to start this week's second, and final, event of the postseason on the Alabama River.