He would go on to become one of the world's most famous bass anglers and one of the most popular television fishing personalities. Before that, though, Bill Dance was a young newlywed fishing Pickwick Lake in Alabama. He used a paddle to maneuver his johnboat along the side of a bluff, where hungry smallmouth bass chased shad.
What's for dinner? If you are a largemouth, smallmouth or spotted bass, the answer might be easy: anything that doesn't try to eat you first. That's good to know if you like to catch bass because with so many food choices, finding a lure that works is sometimes as easy as choosing one that looks good to you.
Doyd Duckett scored his second BASS in 2007 victory by winning the Bassmaster Legends.
Boyd Duckett pulled off the win at the Bassmaster Legends tournament, after Dean Rojas lead the way for three days.
The leader for three days of the Bassmaster Legends, Dean Rojas, ends the tournament in fourth place.
Dean Rojas in the lead heading into the final day of the Bassmaster Elite Series Legends tournament.
Rain was a welcome sight at the Bassmaster Elite Series Legends tournament.
Unfortunately for Aaron Martens, his frog killed his bass and cost him at the Bassmaster Legends tournament.
The field is cut to twelve, and the game is on at Lake Dardanelle's Illinois Bayou.
Day One on Lake Dardanelle had lots of fish biting, but not enough making the length limit.