Edwin Evers knew if the wind would just blow, he had a spot where he could catch some big’uns. He wasn’t kidding. Sitting in third and behind by more than six pounds going into the final day of the Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake, Evers gambled on the chance that a windy forecast might turn
Alton Jones, Jr
This chart represents the points earned for each of the 17 events Alton has participated in over the past 24 months.
Alton is averaging 727.273 points per event over the past 24 months and 829.634 points per event over the past 12 months, for a generally up trend.
Trends: Our trend feature compares an angler's average points from the prior 24 months to the average points from the prior 12 months to establish whether the angler's recent performance exceeds or falls behind that of a longer span. If the recent average is within 2.5% of the average for the longer period, we consider the angler's performance to be steady, as indicated by an almost equals to sign.
We’re only three days from the 45th Bassmaster Classic. So how’s your fantasy team looking? This year might be one of the toughest for fantasy fisherman. There is little history on Lake Hartwell for most of the field, since the only other BASS event there was the 2008 Classic won by Alton Jones. And Jones
Who are the favorites for the busiest weekend of the season? We break down Toledo Bend and Kentucky lake to see who should be climbing the rankings come Monday.
Steve Kennedy continues to dominate the PAA and move up the Majors ranking, while local Kentucky Lake sticks also makes some moves in the Minors ranking.
We couldn’t believe it, but it’s 100-percent true. It’s been nearly 10 years since the last time the Elite Series has been to Lake Okeechobee.
Actually, the Elite Series has never been down there, because BASS didn’t call the tour that back in 2003. That’s how long it’s been.
So how do you go about predicting favorites on a body of water that 1) is notorious for having temperamental fish 2) many pros haven’t fished competitively on in nearly a decade 3) most pros know well? We’re glad you asked.