DRAGONFLY - RAYMARINE

THE STORIES

THE FIRST LOOK ...... NEW PRADCO ITEMS AT ICAST

BOOYAH, Bomber and YUM offer new items for 2012

PACE STILL POSITIVE DESPITE UNCHARACTERISTIC YEAR

“I feel like I fished a good season but I left a lot of opportunities on the table.”

MONSOOR ENJOYING THE SUCCESS

After a two year hiatus from the FLW Tour, Wisconsin's Tom Monsoor has stormed back in 2011

MANY HAPPY RETURNS FOR PALANIUK

Rookie headed back to the Red River for anther shot at Classic Glory

COMBS STAYED CONSISTENT IN 2011

“This year I learned a lot about some lakes that I was totally unfamiliar with."

OMORI'S SECOND HALF COMEBACK

“I guess I'm good at the grinds and the tough tournaments."

HEALTHIER HORTON HOPES FOR DIFFERENT RESULTS IN SHREVEPORT

“I feel like I’ve won my first tournament,” Horton said of making it back to the big dance.

ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT PAYS OFF FOR ISH

"I was having fun again." - Ish Monroe

EVERS, BATTING CLEANUP, WANTS TO MOVE UP

Already in the Classic, EE craves the heavy-duty hardware

McCAGHREN EYES THE ARKANSAS RIVER

"By the time we start on Monday, it should be down and it should be right." - Billy McCaghren

BROWNING LOOKS BEYOND THE BUBBLE

Arkansas resident hopes to be a hometown hero

THE RISE OF ROUMBANIS

From Okeechobee to Murray, Oklahoma's Fred "Boom Boom" Roumbanis is having a 2011 season to remember....

STEADY WILKS RESISTS TAKING CHANCES

“I’m not going to blow a $10,000 check by going out the second day of the tournament and throwing a swimbait all day and possibly blank.” - Dustin Wilks

DEFOE STANDING STRONG AT MIDSEASON

Without much fanfare, Defoe leads the Rookie of the Year race and sits in 9th place overall on the strength of four Elite Series finishes between 20th and 32nd place.

DIVING DEEP INTO THE ELITES

"When you stop learning you might as well quit whatever it is you are doing because you stop advancing." - Lee Sisson

THE 2011 ELITE SERIES HALFTIME REPORT

Where did the season go?

SQUIRREL SEASON

Kriet riding a wave of momentum midway through 2011 Elite Series

CAJUN BABY NEW YEAR

"This takes the pressure off having to play catch up.” - Cliff Crochet

FORMER AND WOUNDED MARINES PAIR WITH P DAVE WOLAK FOR 22ND ANNUAL BATAAN MEMORIAL DEATH MARCH IN NEW MEXICO

Winner of two Bassmaster tournaments, 2005 Bassmaster rookie of the year, Dave Wolak, traded in his rod and reel for a 40 lb. military ruck sack, March 27.

ELITE SERIES FIRST QUARTER SCORECARD

Twelve anglers whose positions may surprise you

GOLDEN SAVORS SUNSHINE STATE SUCCESS

“After a while you better learn or go home.” - Pat Golden

CLASSIC SUCCESS MEANS CHAPMAN IS READY TO GAMBLE

“These close calls just fuel the fire even more.” - Brent Chapman

IT'S ALREADY CRUNCH TIME....

If History is Any Indication, the Florida Swing Will Reveal a Lot About the 2012 Classic Field.

ELITE SERIES SPRING TRAINING REPORT

Ten Questions Heading Into the New Season

REMITZ TAKING THE CLASSIC IN STRIDE

“It takes the nerves off a little bit because now that it's my third Classic, I know what to expect." - Derek Remitz

VETERAN WIRTH BIDES HIS TIME

“There's a personal vendetta going on." - Kevin Wirth

McMILLAN’S CONSISTENCY LEADS TO VICTORY ON OKEECHOBEE

Three anglers break the century mark as McMillan outdistances Tharp and Prough

BUTCHER LOOKING TO KEEP THE MOMENTUM FROM 2010

“My goal the entire year last year was to make the Classic, so I was tickled pink to make the Postseason." - Terry Butcher

SHALLOW WATER SPECIALIST BILL LOWEN READY FOR THE DELTA

“No matter where we go, I always seem to go shallower than everyone else."

CHASING HIS DREAM

“If I keep a good attitude and stay focused, the success will come." - Jay Keith

TIETJE GEARING UP FOR 2011

“I know what to expect and I’m a lot calmer headed into the season."

MANY MOVES FOR KEITH COMBS

“I'm not used to idle time." - Keith Combs

CLASS IS IN SESSION WITH PROFESSOR MENENDEZ

“It’s really fulfilling for me to teach real information to people.” – Mark Menendez

KRIET CONFIDENT WITH UNCLE RAY'S

“It's just a huge burden off of me heading into the year."