Swindle predicts lots of good limits at Havasu.
My 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series season has already been a rollercoaster of emotions, but I’m thankful that I’ve had a double dose of upward momentum – most recently with my ninth-place finish at this past weekend’s event on the California Delta.
After roughly an hour of searching for Kevin VanDam we located him back in some of the calmer pockets covering water and looking for a big bite. I, in my infinite wisdom, decide the shots I was able to get from the boat were not interesting enough to do this beautiful lake justice. So my boat driver and I sneak around the corner and nose our way up to the bank so I could exit the boat and shoot Kevin from above on some of the surrounding cliffs.
Follow along as the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu presented by Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels gets underway. We start the morning with Lucas, Palaniuk, Pirch and Skeet.
Though the winds are wild, Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu presented by Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels went off without a hitch.
Elite Series pros check in and gear up for Lake Havasu.
Shaw Grigsby's fourth trip in a decorated 30-year pro angling career to the picturesque 19,300-acre desert reservoir known as Lake Havasu promises to be his best tournament yet.
Justin Lucas enjoyed a couple minutes all to himself backstage Sunday. As the Day 3 leader, Lucas would be the last man to weigh in. After Aaron Martens’ fish had been weighed, Martens was all but conceding the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River title while talking to emcee Dave Mercer on stage. Lucas savored the moment.
Byron Velvick will be limping into Lake Havasu this week due to a back injury he sustained during the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite Series at the Sacramento River tournament last week.
Don Barone finds stunning beauty and color in Arizona before the start of the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Havasu presented by Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels.