Monday Trivia – Santee in ’97 Answer and Winner (Nov 24, 2014)

Photo Brent Chapman.

Photo Brent Chapman.

[Editor’s note: In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, no other features will be posted on today or Friday. Have a great Holiday and we look forward to seeing you next week with a full week of posts!]

Unfortunately no one won this week’s trivia contest sponsored by Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits! For the answers, please read below.

Brent Chapman, the 2012 Bassmaster Angler of the Year, began his B.A.S.S. career at the 1994 Missouri Invitational on Lake of the Ozarks, where he finished 32nd en route to three straight money finishes. Things must’ve seemed easy to the young Kansan, but subsequently things got tougher as he won the grand total of $3,400 over the next 11 events he fished. He earned checks with some frequency throughout 1996 – five in 10 events – but never made it into the top 12 during that period. [Read more…]

Monday Trivia – Santee in ’97 (Nov 24, 2014)

Photo Brent Chapman.

Photo Brent Chapman.

[Editor’s note: Although Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, Monday Trivia is still going to be played – with the winner being announced Thursday as usual. In observance to the Holiday, though, no other features will be posted on Thursday and Friday. We’ll be back next Monday with a full week of posts.]

Brent Chapman, the 2012 Bassmaster Angler of the Year, began his B.A.S.S. career at the 1994 Missouri Invitational on Lake of the Ozarks, where he finished 32nd en route to three straight money finishes. Things must’ve seemed easy to the young Kansan, but subsequently things got tougher as he won the grand total of $3,400 over the next 11 events he fished. He earned checks with some frequency throughout 1996 – five in 10 events – but never made it into the top 12 during that period. [Read more…]

Monday Trivia – Another War of Northern Aggression Answer and Winner (March 24, 2014)

Nick Prvonozac from flwoutdoors

Nick Prvonozac from flwoutdoors

Congratulations to Rob M for winning this week’s trivia contest sponsored by Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits! For the answer, please read below.

In last week’s Monday Trivia contest, we discussed New Jersey pro Pete Gluszek’s win at Alabama’s Lake Martin in February of 1999. The following week the northern anglers once again took out their aggression on their southern counterparts. This time they moved almost 600 miles to the southwest, to Sam Rayburn – and when the Central Invitational was over the top three spots were occupied by anglers from outside the deep south:

  • 1st – Kevin VanDam, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • 2nd – Nick Prvonozac, Warren, Oh.
  • 3rd – Lee Bailey Jr., Amston, Conn. [Read more…]

Monday Trivia – Another War of Northern Aggression (March 24, 2014)

Nick Prvonozac from flwoutdoors

Nick Prvonozac from flwoutdoors

In last week’s Monday Trivia contest, we discussed New Jersey pro Pete Gluszek’s win at Alabama’s Lake Martin in February of 1999. The following week the northern anglers once again took out their aggression on their southern counterparts. This time they moved almost 600 miles to the southwest, to Sam Rayburn – and when the Central Invitational was over the top three spots were occupied by anglers from outside the deep south:

  • 1st – Kevin VanDam, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • 2nd – Nick Prvonozac, Warren, Oh.
  • 3rd – Lee Bailey Jr., Amston, Conn. [Read more…]

History – Some of it is New

Boats lined up on the main deck. Photo Brenda Serrano

Boats lined up on the main deck. Photo Brenda Serrano

With Media Day over I thought I’d post some pictures of the event, which was held at Regions Field – home of Birmingham’s double-A baseball team the Barons. It was a nice venue as the luncheon was held in a large meeting room on the second deck and the boats were scattered along the main deck under the upper-level seats. [Read more…]

Monday Trivia – Name That Angler Answer and Winner

A really young Brent Chapman holds up his catfish for a picture. Photo courtesy of Brent Chapman.

A really young Brent Chapman holds up his catfish for a picture. Photo courtesy of Brent Chapman.

This was a tough one. Congratulations to Chris Harvey for winning last week’s contest. We said we were going to let it run through Thursday but when Chris got it, there was no sense in beating the dead horse.  To read the answers, read below.

The young angler pictured here proudly hoisting his prized catfish has since gone on to a solid career casting for bass, with multiple tour level wins to his credit.

  1. In order to win this week’s trivia contest, you’ll need to answer the following four questions: [Read more…]

Scorecard Snapshot – Storming Crankbaits Answer and Winner

Photo Bassmaster Magazine Dec 1996.

Congrats to Jerry Rapp for answering not only the first question correctly but also the second one too!  To find out what the answers were, read below.

OK, BFA fans, here’s another two-parter to test how well you know your professional fishing trivia. You must get both questions right in order to win. Have at it!

The 1996 Virginia Bassmaster Eastern Invitational at Lake Gaston marked the lone win for David Ashcraft in 45 B.A.S.S. events. In fact, he only finished in the top twenty four other times, and never again after his victory, before calling it quits in 1999. [Read more…]

Scorecard Snapshot – Storming Crankbaits

Photo Bassmaster Magazine Dec 1996.

OK, BFA fans, here’s another two-parter to test how well you know your professional fishing trivia. You must get both questions right in order to win. Have at it!

The 1996 Virginia Bassmaster Eastern Invitational at Lake Gaston marked the lone win for David Ashcraft in 45 B.A.S.S. events. In fact, he only finished in the top twenty four other times, and never again after his victory, before calling it quits in 1999. [Read more…]