Timing proved to be very important on Hartwell.
I didn’t lose any fish that I think I should have caught, I made pretty good decisions all three days and I stayed on my game plan even when things got tough.
The Elite Series field gets stronger every year and the fan base continues to grow.
Join newly crowned Bassmaster Classic champion Casey Ashley and runner-up Bobby Lane on Ike Live!, Monday, March 2, at 8 p.m. ET.
Whether it was the homemade version hand-poured by champion Casey Ashley’s father, Danny, or the one used by Jacob Powroznik, the simple-looking Fish-Head Spin put a lot of fish in the boat last week on Lake Hartwell.
Find out what all the competitors used to catch their fish at Lake Hartwell.
The Sabine River should be a Fantasy Fishing competitor’s worst nightmare — long runs, wads of little fish, and long distances between them with nothing but prop-chewing obstacles to get in the way.
I’ve always appreciated the effort that goes into producing the Bassmaster Classic, but my perspective has always been as a competitor.
Several pros were scouting Lake Guntersville for the tournament this spring when they got caught in the Southern snowpocalypse.
Looking back, maybe I should’ve done something different, but I felt confident that this was how I had the best chance to win.