This is the first installment in a two part series about Don Barone's shot at being a co-angler in a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament.
Last week, as he prepared to fish the Bassmaster Legends tournament (worth a cool quarter-mil to the winner) Jason Quinn called home.
Boyd Duckett and his methods for winning.
You've probably got an awesome place to fish for bass within an easy bike ride of your house and you don't need a boat to fish it! Thousands of streams crisscross America, and many of them contain excellent populations of bass.
If sharks had feet, they would wear out a lot of shoes.
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.