Tommy Biffle wins the PAA Tournament Series on the Arkansas River.
While a large portion of the field showed their dexterity, in the end it was Sean Stafford who made the best decisions and emerged as the 2012 WON Bass Nitro Boats / Mercury Outboards U.S. Open Champion.
“Fishing the Elite Series was like knowing basic math and getting thrown into a calculus class two days before the final exam.” – Michael Simonton
“I was never in contention to win a tournament all year long, and that was really disappointing.” - Kevin VanDam
The BZ's Dave Rush breaks down his best shots from the 2012 Elite Series season.
The BZ looks back on the best photos of the 2012 Elite Series season.
Chris Zaldain breaks down Oneida Lake and recaps his 2012 rookie season.
Hear audio clips from the top finishers recorded moments after they weighed-in at Oneida Lake.
Learn from the pros’ mistakes in The BASS ZONE’S post-tournament feature.
Oneida Lake Champion, Boyd Duckett joins Mark in studio, Matt and Dave on location at Oneida Lake after the final day action.
Boyd Duckett is going back to the Classic. The Alabama pro earned a trip to Grand Lake with a huge final day limit weighing 17 pounds. Randy Howell finished 2nd, just 6 ounces behind Duckett.
Brent Chapman earned his first career Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year on Day 3 at Oneida Lake. He caught 13-07 and qualified for the final day in 6th place, his fifth top 12 finish of the season. No change in the Top 3, Howell, Duckett and Rook.
Randy Howell and Boyd Duckett joins Mark in studio, Matt and Dave on location at Oneida Lake after the Day 2 action.
Randy Howell earned a 16-06 limit today to take the lead after 2 days at Oneida Lake. Boyd Duckett made a big move to 2nd with a huge 17 pound limit. Chapman on cruise control.
Mark, Matt and Dave welcome special guest, David Walker.
Mike Iaconelli brought an impressive limit to the stage on Thursday weighing 20-3 to take the lead at the final Elite Series stop.
The morning of Day 1 at Oneida Lake. Interviews with Chapman, DeFoe and Prince.
Bobby Lane joins Mark in studio, Matt and Dave on location at Oneida Lake. What is the scoop from the final Elite Series event of the year? Find out now.
The final Elite Series tournament of the 2012 regular season kicks off this week in New York
“For me, making the Classic through the Elite Series would be just like making the Classic for the first time." - Jamie Horton
Three Elite Series Pros just outside the Classic cut headed to Oneida….
Jacob Wheeler leads wire-to-wire to win the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier.
21-year-old Jacob Wheeler increases his lead to nearly 6 pounds on Lake Lanier.
Despite a lighter effort on Friday, Jacob Wheeler holds his lead in the Forrest Wood Cup.
Jacob Wheeler cruises to a big lead with a 21-15 limit to open the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier.
“Consistency starts getting your confidence rolling again….it puts you back inside the confidence bubble.” – Fred Roumbanis
Life lessons learned on the water – passed on though a golf tournament.
Skydiving, bungee jumping, whitewater rafting, and cliff diving - welcome to the leisure pursuits of Brandon Card.
Fred Roumbanis edges Paul Elias for the PAA title on Neely Henry Lake
Greg Hackney holds a slim lead in the PAA Tournament Series on Alabama's Neely Henry
Alabama’s Kenny Pannell tops the field on Neely Henry Lake with 14.61 pounds on Thursday.
The PAA Tournament Series kicks off the second stop of the season on the Coosa Chain in Alabama