Willie Leaver's goal was just to catch three fish a day as a co-angler in the Tennessee Triumph. Leavers near and far will be happy to hear: He's not only going to fish the third and final day on Old Hickory Lake, he's leading the dang thing.
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Two of the 2008 Elite Series Tennessee Triumph on Old Hickory Lake, near Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Louisiana angler Jamie Laiche won his second straight BASS Federation Nation Central Divisional title at Lewis & Clark Reservoir and now he has his sights set on consecutive trips to the Bassmaster Classic.
Broggi helped organize a C.A.S.T. for Kids tournament in 2006. She won the tournament, split the $1,000 purse with her partner, and then contributed her winnings to another C.A.S.T. for Kids event.
"What we wanted to do was have a tournament in which kids on prospective state teams would be invited to come and fish."
"My guiding basically supports my work in kids ministry," said Jens, who is on the board of directors for the United Special Sportsmen Alliance.
Don Corkran, B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Director, said, "I feel that this organization is stronger and more vibrant than ever."
When most people think of water chestnuts, they may imagine the white crunchy morsels that are often found in Chinese take-out food. Unfortunately, the unrelated Asian water chestnut plant is not the least bit tasty.
While returning home from long stints on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail, Preston Clark still stops and chats with Federation Nation buddies whenever he sees them on the road.
Growing up on the Tennessee River, Steve Daniel had only one rule. "When they don't move the water," he said, "I don't fish the river."