Major coverage of American

When BASS announced it would add three Major tournaments in 2006, ESPN Outdoors senior coordinating producer Dan Bowen knew the stand-alone events with a $250,000-first-place prize each deserved the same level of heightened importance viewers have become accustom to at the CITGO Bassmaster Classic.

Fort Bragg support

The dedicated men and women of the 18th Airborne Corps Artillery at Fort Bragg have joined in on the fun of the Bassmaster American on Lake Wylie.

American: Breaking down bottom six

The Super Six have moved on, and the not-so Super Six will be subjected to the sidelines as onlookers. Bassmaster.com found out from the bottom half of the twelve what was key in allowing them to get to Saturday's cut and how they handled the hole course format.

Wolak in position for first BASS win

On one hand, Dave Wolak's five-pound lead in the race for a $250,000 check is exactly where you'd want to be. On the other hand, being in first place one day on Lake Wylie is the worst place to be if your goal is first place the next day.

2006 Major – American: VanDam

After one day it's apparent the competition for those top-12 spots will be fierce. With 55 fishermen in the field, only 2 pounds separates fourth place and 20th place in this second of three Bassmaster Major events.

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