Scott Martin

Haughton, LA

Two Major events, with two winners on completely opposite ends of the spectrum. John Murray and Scott Martin both started their professional careers around the same time (Murray’s first full season was 2001, while Martin started in 1999). Yet, their careers have progressed on two different roads. Martin has established himself as one of the

A week ago we mentioned how the likes of Bryan Thrift and Andy Morgan were on 12-month hot streaks that were unmatched. Well, Jacob Wheeler didn’t just match theirs; he surpassed them! By winning the BASS Elite Series opener on Cherokee Lake, the 26-year-old jumped his 12-month average to 890.061. Meaning, in the last 12

Quick, what pro has the most wins on the Tennessee River lakes? First thought would probably be Kevin VanDam, and that’s a good guess. He does have the best average on that late in Major-level events (852.214) and three wins. But if you’re going for total wins, that title goes to Mark Rose. The West

Ott Defoe is a check-cashing machine. He’s a former Rookie of the Year on the BASS Elite Series. He’s a two-time winner on the minors-level. But up until this weekend, he’d never held a big trophy. That changed up in LaCrosse, Wis., as Defoe held on to his lead – thanks to some help from

There have been some unlikely champions in our sport, but John Cox may be the most. That statement has nothing to do with his fishing ability. Just three months ago, Cox was ranked No. 1 in our sport after two incredible seasons of vying for the FLW Tour Angler of the Year title. What makes

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