Gary Klein's Tournament Diary

Jun 18, 2011

The 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series season is now over for me. I brought another small limit to the scales yesterday and ended the tournament in 63rd place, a little less than two pounds outside the top 50 cut.

Burning gas key for KVD, Kennedy

Jun 16, 2011

You wouldn’t know by talking to him, but Kevin VanDam all but wrapped up his seventh Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title Thursday.

Bet that!

Jun 16, 2011

If you were a betting man, then it would be easy to say that the odds are in Kevin VanDam’s favor to win a seventh Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title.

It can turn into work

Jun 15, 2011

I’m here to tell you that the tournament on the Arkansas River was one of the most physically demanding events I’ve ever fished.

Martens' patience pays

Jun 15, 2011

Aaron Martens proves the virtue of being patient when faced with tough conditions.

JVD violates an 'unwritten rule'

Jun 14, 2011

Most Elites say Jonathon VanDam shouldn’t have returned to spot where Denny Brauer took lead.

Some extra bling at the Diamond Drive

Jun 14, 2011

Bassmaster Elite Series pros once again mopped up on bonuses. Jonathon VanDam won two bonuses at the Diamond Drive.

DeFoe has a new challenger in rookie race

Jun 14, 2011

After the Bassmaster Elite Series Arkansas River event, Ott DeFoe of Knoxville, Tenn., was still ranked as the top rookie, but Keith Combs of Huntington, Texas, made a move on him.

On the water with Gerald Swindle

Jun 14, 2011

With a Classic berth in hand, Gerald Swindle has been fishing loose, and his Day Four chronicled in photos here helped him climb to fifth in the AOY race, inside the cut for Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.

Oh, what a week!

Jun 14, 2011

From the floods to our winner almost being locked out, it was quite a tournament on the Arkansas River.

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