Tube Jigs, a Tractor, and Two Bonuses for Christie

Tube Jigs, a Tractor, and Two Bonuses for Christie

An hour after Jason Christie was done towing a green pumpkin tube around in 19-feet of water to win the $100,000 Advanced Auto Parts Bassmaster Elite Series on Lake St. Clair, he stood next to his boat and truck at the Metropark boat ramp and talked about towing a...
Lake St. Clair’s All Time Classic Lure

Lake St. Clair’s All Time Classic Lure

There are two things you can count on at Lake St. Clair – the wind will eventually blow hard enough to stir its 430 square miles of water into ocean like proportions — and the smallmouth will usually bite a 4.5” tube jig. The second day of practice for the...
Casey Is Catching On To Smallmouth

Casey Is Catching On To Smallmouth

Casey Ashley has been saying for years that he doesn’t like smallmouth. But given the fact the 2015 Bassmaster Classic Champ sits soundly inside the Top 5 of a Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year points race that’s tighter than the dry storage lids of his Triton,...
Hackney Knows He Has to Spin to Win

Hackney Knows He Has to Spin to Win

Lake St. Clair is one of America’s all time greatest smallmouth fisheries. But when the Bassmaster Elite Series visited the Detroit area fishery in 2013, Greg Hackney chose to fish for largemouth based on the fact smallmouth looked more like retired Pistons point...
Scroggins and the Lee Brothers preview Lake St. Clair Elite

Scroggins and the Lee Brothers preview Lake St. Clair Elite

The Advance Auto Parts Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair begins Thursday near Carhartt’s longtime headquarters in the Detroit metro. The 128-year-old manufacturer of quality clothing for hard working people graciously hosted the Wednesday Elite Series angler meeting,...