Posts Tagged ‘Arkansas River’

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Locks of Respect

June 13th, 2011

For two days, controversy on the water tried hard to take center stage at the Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Arkansas River. However, in the end, instead of competitive emotion, it was commercial river barge traffic and subsequent delays spent waiting to pass through the infamous lock and dam system that caused competitors to [...]

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Ready for Arkansas?

June 9th, 2011

Woo pig sooie! The 7th of 8 events on the 2011 Elite Series schedule launches tomorrow and the stakes are big for those involved. There’s an Angler of the Year title, post-season berths, Classic berths and even spots in next year’s Elite Series at stake. Unfortunately, BASS history on the Arkansas River is limited. The [...]

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You can’t go home again, or can you?

May 13th, 2011

For years, they called it “localitis,” said that a tour-level angler fishing on his home turf couldn’t win. Last year the Elite Series went to California and a Virginian (John Crews) won. Shortly thereafter they traveled back across the continent to Virginia and a Californian (Skeet Reese) took home the title. Too bad they couldn’t [...]

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