Announcing that Kevin VanDam currently leads the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race delivers the shock value equivalent of saying Tiger is the PGA's best golfer.
CELEBRATION, Fla. In February, while fishing fans are watching 51 anglers battle on the water for the 2006 CITGO Bassamaster Classic $500,000 top prize, some very important work will be taking place indoors, away from the public eye.
Panel of experts pick fantasy teams for elite series.
After breaking a 14-year drought of victories on the BASS tour, the first person Kevin Wirth thanked upon winning the Elite Series Tennessee Triumph at Old Hickory Lake was Ken Hoover.
Talk about your big fish.
This week's new venue for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Old Hickory Lake near Nashville, will prove interesting to the pros, but I don't believe it's going to be particularly challenging. For the past two tournaments, the pros have been cranking river channel ledges to catch transition fish, and that should be a strong pattern on this Cumberland River reservoir, as well.
Jack Orr of Maryville, Tenn., gives his wife all the credit for his winning an official Bassmaster Elite Series Triton bass rig, the grand prize of the BASS 40th Anniversary Gear Up Giveaway sweepstakes at Bassmaster.com.
Elite Series pro Matthew Sphar reels in Buster, the Buffalo Bisons mascot
Dr. Loren G. Hill, longtime fishery academic and avid bass angler, passed away recently after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 68.
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation Honors BASS