Brandon Palaniuk won the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship in 2010. His Bassmaster Elite Series career began in 2011. Palaniuk has earned five Elite wins and qualified for nine Bassmaster Classics. He was the 2017 Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Brian Christy
On the move again , new spot but unfortunately we are heading back to the service trailer after this spot , logs and bass boats don't mix.
Just with the wrong kind. Still early
Brandon setting the hook and reeling it in.
Brandon's rod was bent for the first time this morning after a 30 mile run south, wrong kinda bass though. But worth the drive. On the board with a two pound smallie.
Stay tuned. Will Brandon sack him today?
Brandon Palaniuk watches the drone camera as he prepares to launch on Day 2. Photo by Marshal Mike Ferman
Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Avery Neely
Brandon pictured with some big guns and taking time to greet some fans, even on the water. Photo by Marshal Avery Neel
Time for the fans and relaxing before Day 1 take off
Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk explains how the Rapala Scatter Rap's lip design is key in triggering more strikes.
We've set up on a trio of anglers after going past Kevin VanDam. He's surrounded by 50 spectator boats.
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