Monday Trivia – Mueller, Mueller Answer and Winner (March 3, 2014)

Mueller 300x209 Monday Trivia – Mueller, Mueller Answer and Winner (March 3, 2014)

Paul Mueller’s record 5-fish limit weighed in on Day Two of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic. Photo Brenda Serrano.

Congratulations to John Karbowski for winning this week’s trivia contest sponsored by Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits. For the answers read below.

Paul Mueller did B.A.S.S. Nation and the state of Connecticut proud in the recent Bassmaster Classic, finishing second to Randy Howell by a mere pound. His three-day total was 66 pounds, 8 ounces and his Day Two haul of five bass that weighed 32-03 set a record for the largest limit caught in Classic competition (in either the seven-fish or five-fish limit era). [Read more...]

Scorecard Snapshot – Caught Looking

Clark Preston 0604 ES Santee day2 370 BASS2 300x177 Scorecard Snapshot – Caught Looking

Photo Bassmaster.com

The 2006 Elite Series event on Santee Cooper was a slugfest in every sense of the word – Preston Clark won with a then-record 115-15, beating the “unbeatable” 108+ that Dean Rojas had caught at Toho in 2001. Of course, Clark’s record was passed by Steve Kennedy in 2007 at Clear Lake, and Kennedy in turn was passed by Paul Elias in 2008 at Falcon. A total of six anglers topped the century mark at Santee, and only one angler in the top 12 failed to hit the 90 pound mark.

Records in individual tournaments are of course important, but as many pros will tell you the Angler of the Year race is the one that matters most. This tournament outcome had a substantial impact on the 2006 AOY race.

Can you guess why? [Read more...]