Tag: smallmouth bass
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Four days on Lake Michigan produced four different tournament leaders at the Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge, but it was the leader at the end of today’s final competition round who takes home the trophy, $100,000 in first-place prize money and an automatic berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic. That [...]
Mercury Marine earned another win this weekend at the B.A.S.S. Elite Series event in Green Bay, Wis., courtesy of first-time B.A.S.S. Elite winner Jonathon VanDam. VanDam, the nephew of seven-time Angler of the Year winner and Mercury pro Kevin VanDam, landed a total of 79 pounds, 2 ounces by tournament’s end – finishing more than [...]
Fourth Quarter Heroics Prevail In JVD Win What name is synonymous with smallmouth, northern waters, and bass tournament wins? Undoubtedly, the answer would be Vandam. That answer is correct in this case too; however the Vandam that first comes to mind is not the Vandam we’re going to talk to today. Today, we’re going to [...]
JVD on Bass is the new column you’ll want to read in Great Lakes Angler magazine. Elite Angler Jonathon VanDam details a new topic each issue on Great Lakes bass fishing such as June 2012′s De-funk Post-spawn Smallies. You can check out previous columns at www.glangler.com/online-magazine.
Jonathon VanDam talks about his favorite Michigan bass fishing locations including the secret ‘Lake X’ where he has caught limits of 33 and 29 pounds, and swears a giant record smallmouth bass swims that, if not a world record, would definitely be a state record bass! So far, he’s only saying it is in the [...]