Anglers gather for a briefing on the eve of the 2012 Douglas Lake Challenge.
Elite Series rookie Brandon Card knows Douglas Lake well. As a native of nearby Caryville, Tenn., he's been fishing the big Tennessee Valley Authority impoundment since he was 14 years old.
Every Elite venue has a story of its own and other stories to watch. Here are 10 things you should know about Douglas Lake and the competition that begins Thursday
After top B.A.S.S. pros weigh-in their daily catches at the Douglas Lake Challenge, the band Bush Hawg will take the stage. The music of the Nashville-based recording artist brings together elements of country and hard rock.
David Walker offers us a preview of the next Elite Series event, the Douglas Lake Challenge; and Mark Zona has an on-the-water interview with the Brent Chapman, leader in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race.
To win on Douglas Lake, anglers will fish big baits deep and vertically. Knowing that should help you pick a winning Fantasy Fishing roster.
David Walker, Brandon Card and Ott DeFoe won’t be just home-state anglers in the May 3-6 Douglas Lake Challenge; they’ll be local favorites.
Even though B.A.S.S. has held only two tournaments on Douglas in the last 10 years, the fact that the lake is an upland reservoir is good for all of the Elite anglers.
During the TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals Lake, Ark., a group of high school anglers participated in the inaugural B.A.S.S. High School Elite Experience designed to give future pros a taste of conducting and competing in tournaments.
Tune in for live video updates from the War Room at the 2012 Douglas Lake Challenge on Douglas Lake.