In mid-May, six B.A.S.S. workers drove 959 miles from Clear Lake, Calif., for the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Regional to Trout Creek, Mont., for the 2014 B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional. We were so fascinated by the Western beauty that we wanted to share it with our B.A.S.S. friends.
The locals came out in Trout Creek, Mont., for the final day of the Western Divisional.
Two unique patterns emerged on Day 3 -- the mohawk and the early bankers.
Three 14-pound sacks came out of Noxon today, plus a 4-pound smallie.
Some anglers had full livewells and others struggled today on Noxon Reservoir.
The air temps were a bit warmer and the mood a bit lighter at the Day 2 launch on Noxon Reservoir.
The top weight of the day was 13 pounds, 11 ounces. Lots of stout smallies came across the scales, plus a 5-pound largemouth.
Colorado B.A.S.S. Nation President Audrey McKenney shares photos from behind the scenes at the B.A.S.S. Nation Western Divisional.
The 128 competitors in the Western Divisional take off for Day 1 on Noxon Reservoir.
Competitors from 11 states gather in Trout Creek, Mont., for the Western Divisional registration and briefing.