Elite series pros gather on the eve of competition on the Sacramento River.
Choose a blend of high-momentum anglers and those with good previous finishes on the Delta.
By Bobby Brumback “May I ask why you passed up all those laydown trees to fish this mat of vegetation?” Bobby Lane Jr. had just blasted a 1 1/4 ounce creature bait through the weeds and yanked out a 2 pounder. “I like to fish the mats,” was all he said. Most of us mortal amateurs would have probed every branch on those trees on our way to the mat. We might have even caught a bass. But the B.A.S.S. pros do exactly what they feel they need to do to have a larger stringer. Sometimes the explanation of why they do what they do is as simple as that.
The California Delta bears a striking resemblance to the Sabine River with tons of fishable water.
I’ve only been to California three times, but during those trips I absolutely fell in love with the place.
I dreamed of California, before I even knew there was one.
College bass anglers from the West will descend upon California’s Folsom Reservoir this week for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Western Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops, April 30-May 2.
I could never get tired of the excitement of winning; it’s what we fish for, and my eighth is no different than my first.
Highlights from James Overstreet's 2006 travels to Sacramento, Calif.
High school students excelling in angling, academics and conservation awareness are among dozens of young anglers chosen for the 2015 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team.