2012 Caroina's Bass Challenge Lake Noraman Wrap Up with Director Brett Collins!

Carolina's Bass Challenge Tournament Director Brett Collins and Foothills Marine Owner Matt Farris join us to re-cap one incredible 1st tournament for the NC Division with 141 boats as well as payouts not seen in many, many years on Lake Norman!

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Sat, 2013-02-23 18:55

Brandon Palaniuk took the lead mid-way through the day 2 weigh in. He said he made changed tactics and locations. He hopes to carry that momentum into day 3 and end up in the Super Six, yet again.

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Sat, 2013-02-23 18:44

What a ZOO! Watch as the flotilla follows Ike when we roll up on Jason Christie. The two were close to each other for a few minutes. Matt Lee caught one for our camera at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic!

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Fri, 2013-02-22 21:32

Mike Iaconelli jumped into a tie for the lead with 21-8. Kevin VanDam lurks nearby in 4th. They speak at the press conference, as does Hank Cherry, currently 3rd.

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Fri, 2013-02-22 21:11

Local favorite Jason Christie shouldered the pressure and brought 18-12 to the Classic stage. He tells how he did it - you may be surprised at some of the things he has to say.

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Fri, 2013-02-22 20:36

He had nearly 21 pounds on his first day of Classic competition and now Hank Cherry is in 3rd place at the 43rd Bassmaster Classic. He reveals quite a bit about his pattern and how his Carolina roots on Lake Norman helped him today. 

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Fri, 2013-02-22 19:50

Cliff Pace smoked 'em on frigid Grand Lake. He put 21 pounds, 8 ounces on the scale, six-and-half of that in one bite. He talks about decisions that lead to his successful start in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.

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Fri, 2013-02-22 19:19

Tracy Adams of North Carolina and John Carter, a school teacher from up north, both smashed 'em today on Grand Lake. The two anglers talk.

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Fri, 2013-02-22 17:05

As promised by Brandon Palaniuk at yesterday's Media Day, Rapala today unveiled the NEW Scatter Rap line of lures at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo. These dogs will hunt. And who better to give you your FIRST look at them than Rapala pro staffer and lure designer, Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Bernie Schultz.

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Fri, 2013-02-22 16:31

More fun from 2013 Bassmaster Classic Media Day - Ish Monroe leads the parade of pros who hope to catch a few bass on something other than a jerkbait in the cold water on Grand Lake this week.

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Fri, 2013-02-22 15:19

Jerkbaits are fine fish-catchers but a handful of Classic contenders have heard enough about them this week. In this segment G Man, Ike, Ish and others show us some lures that will work in the 43rd Bassmaster Classic. And they are NOT jerkbaits!

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Thu, 2012-12-13 15:00

We grab AC Pro Staffer Robby Byrum as he and his partner come off the stage at this past weeks Ryan Newman Foundation Tournament on Lake Norman. They had just over 9 Lbs on what turned out to be a spectacular Dec day....

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Thu, 2012-12-06 17:00

AC Pro Staffer Rob Digh takes us on the water at Lake Norman this afternoon to preview what promises to be a BIG and challenging day Sat for the RYAN NEWMAN FOUNDATION TOURNAMENT, which blasts off out of Blythe Landing at 7:30am this Sat, Dec 8th. Come on out and be a part of the action!

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Tue, 2012-12-04 15:48

Why is Bobby Barrack such a great frog angler? Details! Check out this weird, powerful pattern the frog master uses in open water - what to look for on the lake and what color frog to throw. 

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Mon, 2012-12-03 17:10

Here is some actual footage taken today, Monday Dec 3rd, on how low the water level is at Blythe Landing. With the upcoming Ryan Newman Foundation Tournament this Sat Dec 8th, please get there early as gates open at 4am!!

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Mon, 2012-12-03 17:00

Give yourself some more time to load this coming Sat am on Lake Norman for the Ryan Newman Foundation Tournament.........several ramps are closed at Blythe Landing and everyone needs to plan accordingly-

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Wed, 2012-11-21 15:15

FLW Tour Champion Mark Rose tells how the Strike King Sexy Spoon helped him win the FLW Tour Open on Wheeler Lake, even though he did not catch fish with it in that tournament. He also gives us another peek at the NEW Strike King 10XD crankbait!

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Fri, 2012-11-16 11:41

In part 2 of our sit-down with Denny Brauer he talks about his career and gives great advice for anyone thinking of a career in the sport of tournament fishing.

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Tue, 2012-11-13 19:53

Kevin VanDam shows how easy it is to change trebble hooks. He also tells why it's so important. With a little practice you can do it as effortlessly as KVD! 

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Fri, 2012-11-09 10:39

Anglerschannel Insider Vance McCullough does a little fishing with Evinrude Pro Denny Brauer who reflects on a brilliant career. Denny recently decided to retire from Bassmaster Elite Series competition. He talks a bit about the early days and a couple of career highlights that no other angler boast. He also tells us what's next now that he has stepped away from the Elite Series.

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Thu, 2012-11-01 02:11

Greg Hackney does more than flip. Here he shares how he uses the Strike King Caffeine Shad, including how he sets the hook. Speaking of hooks, get a good look at the hook Hackney uses with the Caffeine Shad!

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Thu, 2012-11-01 02:11

Greg Hackney does more than flip. Here he shares how he uses the Strike King Caffeine Shad, including how he sets the hook. Speaking of hooks, get a good look at the hook Hackney uses with the Caffeine Shad!

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Tue, 2012-10-30 12:10

Elite Series pro Greg Hackney shows us how he uses a heavy jig and the right trailer to quickly dissect huge grass beds and find groups of quality bass.

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Sat, 2012-10-27 08:00

2012 Carolina Coach and Marine Monday Night Fish Off Champions Cliff Kirby and Eddie Black weigh-in 18+ Lbs to take home an impressive $3000 after an all night affair on Lake Norman!!

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Fri, 2012-10-26 12:15

Keith Combs nearly won the recent FLW Tour Open on Sam Rayburn. Here he talks about his pattern in that tourney and how he used the NEW Strike King Recon Worm!

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Sat, 2012-10-20 13:16

Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge Champion Jonathan VanDam shows us his tourney-winning dropshot system. From transducer angle, to line/leader material, to how much (or how little) action he imparts to his lure, JVD will have you dropshoting like a pro in no time!

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Thu, 2012-10-18 17:47

FLW Tour powerhouse Mark Rose shares the tactics and lures he used to win the recent FLW Tour Open on Wheeler Lake. Rose took the lead on Day 1 and never looked back. As dominant as he was at Wheeler, there's a lure Rose wishes he'd had sonner - the Strike King 10 XD - it's a CHUNK of a crankbait!

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Sat, 2012-10-13 17:08

FLW Tour and Bassmaster Elite Series veteran pro Peter 'T' Thliveros talks about the quality reels Lew's offers at super affordable prices. From ICAST 2012!

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Thu, 2012-10-11 16:00

We join fishing manager Craig Baird from Sportsman's Warhouse in Columbia, SC to discuss the upcoming Berkley Big Bass Tournament this coming Sat on Lake Murray where they are guaranteeing $18,000 in cash and prizes for one day on the Lake!!

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Thu, 2012-10-11 11:56

Bassmaster Elite Series Pro Andy Montgomery speaks to us from the Daiwa booth at ICAST 2012 and shares his thoughts on sticking with a family of fishing gear in order to learn the 'feel' of rods, reels, etc.

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Tue, 2012-10-09 15:34

Even of you've never thrown a frog, you'll have all the know-how needed to knock down winning sacks of bass after you see and hear Bobby explain how to fish the Perfect Buzz just as he does across the country on lakes as diverse as Murray and Santee Cooper. 

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Fri, 2012-03-02 20:00

Keith Daffron from Ranger Boats joins us at this past weeks Bassmaster Classic in Shreveport-La to preview one very hot new boat: The RANGER Z117 rigged with a 115 Evinrude E-TEC for outstanding value, perfomance, and amazing effeciency!!

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Fri, 2012-03-02 10:37

Keith Poche rallied to finish 3rd. Alton jones made a strong run at a repeat performance of his 2008 Classic victory. They share details of where and how they caught 'em on the Red River.

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Wed, 2012-02-29 12:30

Greg Vinson came mighty close to winning the 2012 Bassmaster Classic. Watch him weigh his fish, take the lead, and then weigh-in on the tournament itself with his final thoughts on pattern details and strategic decisions. 

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Sun, 2012-02-26 23:49

Watch the high points from the final weigh in as Chris Lane takes the title of Classic Champion!

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Sun, 2012-02-26 23:21

From lures to frame of mind to Divine intervention, Chria Lane shares his story of how he won the 2012 Bassmaster Classic!

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Sun, 2012-02-26 23:17

Chris Lane shares some details about the biggest win of his career.

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Fri, 2012-02-24 21:10

Watch as Fred Roumbanis takes to the water on Day 1 of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic! Jump in the boat and ride along!!!

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Thu, 2012-02-23 17:31

1998 Bassmaster Classic Champ, Denny Brauer hopes to add another huge trophy to his mantle this week. So far, he doesn't think he's found the area that can produce.

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Thu, 2012-02-23 17:26

Not since Bryan Kerchal have we seen a Federation Nation angler rock the Classic as Brandon Palaniuk did last year. Now, having qualified as an Elite Series pro, he hopes to draw on limited experience and unlimited resourcefulness to challenge again for the top title in the angling world.

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Thu, 2012-02-23 17:18

Keith Combs shares his thoughts on the 2012 Classic after some tough practicr rounds on Louisiana's Red River.

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Sat, 2012-03-10 12:14

Gerry Benedicto and JP Prouty talk about the advantages of Seaguar Senshi mono and Kanzen braid, along with the outstanding performance of their fluorocarbon lines, including Tatsu (but you already knew about those, right?). From the floor of the big 2012 Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo!

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Fri, 2012-03-09 21:39

Jack Hooks are the best hook you'll never tie. GREAT for fluorocarbon which often cuts into itself when tied with traditional knots. Also, the hooks are stamped from 410 stainless knife steel - not bent, as are wire hooks. Sean Goodrich and Jack Hooks explain. You really need to check these out !

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Wed, 2012-03-07 14:33

At the 2012 Bassmaster Classic Expo Mark Menendez takes a break from signing autographs to show us Strike King's NEW topwater do-all walking bait - the Sexy Dawg!

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Tue, 2012-03-06 22:56

From the floor of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic Expo, Daiwa's Bill Liston shows us what makes the new T Wing so special.

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Fri, 2012-03-02 10:37

Keith Poche rallied to finish 3rd. Alton jones made a strong run at a repeat performance of his 2008 Classic victory. They share details of where and how they caught 'em on the Red River.

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Wed, 2012-02-29 12:30

Greg Vinson came mighty close to winning the 2012 Bassmaster Classic. Watch him weigh his fish, take the lead, and then weigh-in on the tournament itself with his final thoughts on pattern details and strategic decisions. 

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Sun, 2012-02-26 23:49

Watch the high points from the final weigh in as Chris Lane takes the title of Classic Champion!

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Sun, 2012-02-26 23:21

From lures to frame of mind to Divine intervention, Chria Lane shares his story of how he won the 2012 Bassmaster Classic!

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Sun, 2012-02-26 23:17

Chris Lane shares some details about the biggest win of his career.

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Fri, 2012-02-24 21:10

Watch as Fred Roumbanis takes to the water on Day 1 of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic! Jump in the boat and ride along!!!