While filming the action of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville for the Progressive Bass Wrap Up TV Show, Vance McCullough forgot he was wearing an Onyx PFD that friend, Clay Connor had loaned him. Yes, the Onyx PFD is that light, that comfortable. And if you saw the video clip wherein a careless spectator boat nearly sent Vance swimming in multiple layers of clothes and boots, then you understand the advice he shares in this video clip.
Trevor Fitzgerald shows us one of his best selling rods on the floor of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic Expo in Birmingham, Ala. Rich Howes, who qualified for the Classic via his win on Florida's Kissimmee Chain, was out on Lake Guntersville using his Fitzgerald rods as we filmed this clip.
Connie Ehlers Fuller from Snag Proof shows us the newest American-Made fish-getters. She also covers the 2014 Snag Proof tournament schedule which offers excitment and excellent payouts from coast to coast.
We've learned a lot about Randy Howell's on-water exploits at the recent 2014 Bassmaster Classic. But what makes Howell tick when he's at home serving his community? Hear Howell talk about his title sponsor and what the kids of King's Home mean to him and his family.
Take a peek at some of the footage that will be shown on the Progressive Bass Wrap Up TV Show. We were able to bring you this on-water excitement because our friend, Clay Connor was kind enough to ride us around in his Xpress Bass Boat. And yes, it's aluminum. Tough. Light. Smooth on the waves and quiet on the flats. Check out http://www.xpressboats.com/
Newly crowned Classic Champ Randy Howell talks about decision making - good and bad - and how he honed his ability to make the right call. The result: he came back from 11th place to make up the most ground ever for a Bassmaster Classic winner.
Paul Mueller of Naugatuck, CT talks about record-breaking catch - 32 pounds, 3 ounces is new heaviest single day haul in Bassmaster Classic history. Also, Randall Tharp becomes an improptu interviewer and Jason Christie makes a wish.