Arey: Heavy 3s and AC/DC

Arey: Heavy 3s and AC/DC

Matt Arey caught a respectable 15-pound limit of Lake Champlain smallmouth Thursday at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite, but in a vivid display of how many fish live in this huge lake, it was only good enough for 76th place. “A limit full of light 3-pounders like...
B. Lester: When God Made Bass Lakes

B. Lester: When God Made Bass Lakes

Brandon Lester is an All-American guy. He’ll drink a beer with a buddy, loves to pick his guitar, and when he’s not competing in a Bassmaster Elite Series event, he’s fishing with his best friends around home in Southcentral Tennessee. But make no mistake, the...
Zaldain Knows Smallmouth Love Pink

Zaldain Knows Smallmouth Love Pink

Chartreuse, green pumpkin, red craw, sexy shad, and black-blue will probably always be the top sellers on bass fishing’s menu of popular lure colors, but every once in a while, a special shade sneaks in and appeals to the appetites of the finicky finned critters we...
Champlain Elite: Lobster Mac and Cheese, Please

Champlain Elite: Lobster Mac and Cheese, Please

Pros may not be able to count on the nomadic smallmouth bass they found in practice staying put at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite on massive Lake Champlain, but when you’re in the Northeastern United States, you can always count on great food. Caleb Sumrall has...