Ish on the big fish

Mar 22, 2012

Ish Monroe had one of those magical days all pros dream about: hauling aboard lunker after lunker after lunker. The five best ones added up to 34 pounds, 5 ounces, and the first-day lead in the Power-Pole Slam on Lake Okeechobee by 8 pounds, 12 ounces, over Davy Hite.

Day One: On the water action

Mar 22, 2012

Elite Series anglers are getting it done on Day One of the Power-Pole Slam on Lake Okeechobee.

Day One launch on the Big "O"

Mar 22, 2012

The 2012 Elite Series field is fired up to tackle Florida's Lake Okeechobee for the 2012 Power-Pole Slam.

Under or over 100 pounds?

Mar 22, 2012

Bassmaster.com polled Elite Series anglers at the Day One launch of the 2012 Elite Series Power-Pole Slam to see if it will take under or over 100 pounds to win the event. See what they had to say.

9 ways to follow the Okeechobee action

Mar 22, 2012

If you can’t be in Okeechobee, Fla., for the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series Power-Pole Slam this weekend, we’ve got you covered. You can keep up online in a way that will make you feel like you’re soaking up the Florida sun yourself.

Okeechobee wind a factor in Elites' strategies

Mar 22, 2012

Lake Okeechobee, this week hosting its 20th Bassmaster event since 1980, has undergone its share of changes over those years. But the “Big O” still ranks as one of the country’s best bass fisheries, say several of the Bassmaster Elite Series pros here for the March 22-25 Power-Pole Slam.

Big fireworks at the Big O?

Mar 21, 2012

Chris and Bobby Lane grew up in Lakeland, Fla., and as soon as they were old enough to drive, they started fishing Lake Okeechobee.

Fantasy: Pros pick three

Mar 21, 2012

Are you standing atop the leaderboard or scratching the bottom of the barrel in your fantasy leagues? Regardless of the answer, take some advice from our Elite Series anglers on who they would consider for the 2012 Power Pole Slam on Lake Okeechobee.

2012 Elite Series Power-Pole Slam registration

Mar 21, 2012

Go behind the scenes as the 2012 Elite Series anglers register for the Power-Pole Slam.

Okeechobee analysis

Mar 21, 2012

In preparation for this week's Power-Pole Slam, BassGold.com uploaded 80-plus patterns for Okeechobee tournaments.

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