This is the gear that Aaron Martens won the Southern Challenge on Lake Guntersville with.
Kevin VanDam won the Bassmaster Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake with this gear.
Tommy Biffle won the Evan Williams Bourbon Dixie Duel with this gear.
Mark Menedez won the Elite Series Diamond Drive on Lake Dardanelle with this gear.
Jason Williamson won the Elite Series Battle on the Border at Lake Amistad with this gear.
Virtually everyone in the Elite field has experience on Lake Guntersville at the Marine Formula STA-BIL Southern
"Out-of-control good" is what 2008 Bassmaster Classic champion Alton Jones of Waco, Texas, calls the fishing at Kentucky Lake, where the Bassmaster Elite Series will head to next for the June 3-6 SpongeTech Tennessee Triumph out of Paris, Tenn.
Being Angler of the Year now is a far cry from what it was in Roland Martin's day.
The Bassmasters Angler of the Year award is just as coveted by the Elite anglers as The Run for the Roses is by the elite field in horseracing.