The Fishing Tournament Trail reports results of fishing tournaments and notices of upcoming events. To report either, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816-234-4319 before noon on Mondays. For results, please include spellings and hometowns of the first two places and the big-bass winner, with number of fish, weight and winnings.
Jesse Waters couldn’t have picked a better day to catch a trophy bass. Competing in the Big Bass Bash at Lake of the Ozarks, he landed a 7.56-pound largemouth on April 24. That translated to a huge payday.
The Ozarks community of Mountain Home, Ark., has gone crazy over bass fishing this weekend. Everywhere you look, there are reminders that bass fishing’s big show, the Bassmaster Elite Series, is in town.
Death Valley National Park is known as the hottest, driest and lowest place in the country, a scorching desert that for half the year is fit only for European tourists with a perverse desire to experience hell on Earth.