Latest Content: TTBAOY

One for the Thumb

Apr 29, 2009

I've been asked several times about the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race and what it means to me. The short answer is that the AOY title is my goal every year, no matter how many I win, don't win or have won. It's the most prestigious title in all of bass fishing. To win a fifth one would be an overwhelming honor.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, AOY

Apr 26, 2009

At the season's halfway point, while none of the remaining competitors is conceding anything, some patterns and probabilities are starting to take root with respect to the end-of-year standings.

2008 Elite Series Champion's Choice: Day One, Launch

Apr 26, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Champion's Choice on Oneida Lake, near Syracuse, New York

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Wolak

Apr 23, 2009

Wolak drew the coveted No. 1 boat position and had his choice of bedding bass to start on. Yet he couldn't take advantage of the early start because of one particular fish's stubborness.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl, Sight fishing

Apr 23, 2009

While rainsuits and facemasks may have been the key pieces of equipment in this season's first three tournaments, it seems that Power Poles and polarized sunglasses will finally be the anglers' most treasured possessions.

2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl: Registration

Apr 22, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images from registration prior to beginning the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.

2009 Elite Series Dixie Duel

Apr 17, 2009

Recent rain brought the river up but did not muddy it; and while bass are still in the prespawn stage, fair weather and warming temperatures have been predicted and should start pushing bass shallow.

A Pro's Approach

Apr 2, 2009

Even with no grass on the Decatur Flats, Tim Horton predicts that the prespawn routes are still the way to go.

Menendez Drives home a win

Mar 30, 2009

Mark Menendez won the Elite Series Diamond Drive the old fashioned way, by using an aluminium boat with minimal technology.

Menendez rides a unique approach

Mar 27, 2009

Risks are meant to be taken and Mark Menendez's paid off at the Diamond Drive on Lake Dardanelle.

The State of the Sport Address

Mar 18, 2009

Angler of the Year KVD, was asked to review the state of our sport. That's no small task, and it's one I do not take lightly. In my opinion the state of our sport is mostly positive, but there are a few challenges we need to keep in mind.