BASS returns to the smallmouth paradise of Lake Champlain out of Plattsburgh, N.Y., for the Aug. 20-22 Northern Open, the second of three 2009 tournaments for the division.
Chad Griffin, an Alaska native who now lives in Cresson, Texas, caught the biggest bass of the tournament by carefully studying Oneida's past and meticulously fishing selected spots.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the September/October 2009 issue.
Arkansas' Billy McCaghren claims 2009 Rookie of the Year.
Bill Lowen and Bobby Lane learned valuable lessons in their painful, first-round disqualifications during the Ramada Champion's Choice on Oneida Lake.
Newcomers to the Bassmaster Elite Series have the opportunity to earn not only a check at each tournament, but also a cash bonus of $25,000 that goes with the 2008 Advance Auto Parts Bassmaster Rookie of the Year award, based on final season point standings.
Texas Rookie Chad Griffin beefs up lead on Oneida Lake.
Notes and quotes from the pros' of the 2009 Elite Series Champion's Choice on Oneida Lake, NY.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2009 Elite series on Oneida lake in Syracuse New York. You will see the fourth day behind the scenes.
Griffin's 2009 mixed bag victory a minor miracle.