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.
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.
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.
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.
Aaron Martens proves the virtue of being patient when faced with tough conditions.
Most Elites say Jonathon VanDam shouldn’t have returned to spot where Denny Brauer took lead.
Bassmaster Elite Series pros once again mopped up on bonuses. Jonathon VanDam won two bonuses at the Diamond Drive.
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.
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.
From the floods to our winner almost being locked out, it was quite a tournament on the Arkansas River.