In a state as bass crazy as Texas, it takes a lot for a city to be able to claim the title of big bass capital of Texas. Nearby Quitman, TX has made that claim and can back it up after today’s weigh in.
Only Clausen has the unique chance to become the world’s first and only winner of bass fishing’s Triple Crown and he is currently in fifth place after Day 1 with 33-12 pounds.
The 2014 TTBC is underway for the eighth year of the event. Of the seven events so far, two have been won by Texan Keith Combs making him the undisputed king of the TTBC…for now.
They are riding high and trying to keep the momentum going into this event. Andy Morgan (FLW Tour), Aaron Martens (Bassmaster Elite Series) and Shinichi Fukae (PAA) are all fishing this week and sat down with us to talk about entering the TTBC on a winning note.
The unique catch-and-release format that distinguishes the TTBC as a conservation-oriented world championship wouldn’t be possible without these fifty judges, one of who rides along with every pro.
“Everyone here’s going to be going for another win,” added 2010 world champ Brian Snowden from Reeds Spring, Missouri. “The great thing about Lake Fork is you can make up a lot of ground in a hurry.
TPWD’s Craig Bonds presents the current lake conditions and how that may affect fishing this week on Lake Fork, the best trophy bass fishery In Texas and some say, the entire USA.
2014 marks the eighth year that the Toyota Texas Bass Classic has been held and the first visit back to Lake Fork after spending five great years on Lake Conroe, TX.
The thing with being a PAA pro is you amass a ton of gear out of necessity to tackle any and all possible conditions and venues on the tournament trails. Where does one keep it all? Knoxville, Tennessee pro Mike DelVisco has the answer. He has one of the most organized, functional and streamlined workshops for all his gear and his boat where everything’s right in one place.