Looking back at St. Clair, there's no denying Aaron Martens is an original, and Faircloth's win was bittersweet without family.
B.A.S.S. photographer Garrick Dixon spent a good portion of Day 4 of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair following Elite Pro Jonathon VanDam.
Martens moved up from 11th place Saturday to finish 6th Sunday and clinch the 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title. Martens now has a 102-point insurmountable lead over second-place Dean Rojas.
Aaron Martens slept through his alarm clock Sunday morning, got on the water 30 minutes late and still clinched the 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title three weeks early.
B.A.S.S. photographer Seigo Saito spent a good portion of the final day of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair following tournament leader Brandon Palaniuk.
Faircloth spent the entire tournament building on the previous day’s weight by catching large smallmouth bass from Bell’s Hump, which is located on the Canadian side of Lake St. Clair.
Brandon Palaniuk was the best overall pick for Fantasy Fishing players, with a 69-plus-point lead over everyone in his bucket.
Spend Championship Sunday with tournament Champion Todd Faircloth as he compiles his winning stringer on Lake St. Clair.
Go behind the scenes on Day 4 at Lake St. Clair!
Watch videos from the amazing year of Aaron Martens, 2015.