So many fans of the Bassmaster Elite Series turned out in Orange, Texas, for the March 14-17 Sabine River Challenge presented by STARK Cultural Venues, attendance records were not only broken, they were smashed.
As most of you know by now, I lost control of my boat and ended up on the bank during the Sabine River Challenge.
When looking at the Sabine's performance last week, one thing is clear. If it wasn't the toughest event in Elite history, it certainly ranks no worse (better?) than second.
Todd Faircloth rebounded on Day Four to win in his home state.
Watch the daily recaps of the action from our television team.
No humans were harmed in the making of this photo gallery.
The contender's experiences on Day Four were as varied as their locations.
Get a bird's-eye view of the Sabine River system and see what tight quarters some of the pros are fishing in.
The Top 12 head out for the final day of competition on the Sabine River.