Elite pros target largemouth hot spots on big Lake Champlain
Among the talented field competing in the CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series' Empire Chase presented by Mahindra Tractors on New York's Oneida Lake, July 6-9, are several anglers who have navigated the waters in previous, lower-level BASS tournaments.
The ninth stop on the Elite Series season visits Lake Champlain, the sixth largest freshwater lake in the U.S., for the Champion's Choice, July 13-16.
2006 photo gallery of Lunker Club submissions in July and August.
The Bassmaster Elite Series moves on to Kentucky Lake, where the nation's top anglers anticipate a quality, mixed-bag bass fishery
Following a $250,000 pit-stop, the Elite series is poised to launch on Oklahoma's Grand Lake
Watch as the record setting bass is returned to the water.
Watch as this bucketmouth weighs in at over 19 pounds.
CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series pro Michael Iaconelli will be a guest on ABC's late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday, May 24.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the June 2006 issue.