Fishing With Pros

Table Rock Lake guide Kelly Power (left) renews acquaintances with bass fishing superstar Rick Clunn. The pros mingled with the local guides and their clients each morning of the Tracker Marine Group Media Days.
Kevin VanDam and other Nitro pro staff anglers got the chance to run their boats and test the newest Nitro and Tracker boats on Table Rock Lake.
Recent heavy rains kept the lake level high at Table Rock Lake this fall so Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jason Williamson decided to try the flooded bushes during the Tracker Marine Group Media Days.
South Carolina bass pro Jason Williamson gets ready to test a Nitro Z-9 bass boat on Table Rock Lake.
Largemouth bass were hard to come by during the media event but Kevin VanDam got this largemouth to pose for the camera.
Louisiana bass pro Dennis Tietje had his boat wrap design based on the favorite colors of his kids, who picked green and orange. Tracker Marine Group created the wrap's design and Tietje got final approval for the design proof from his son and daughter.
Bass fishing legend Kevin VanDam tells Brent Frazee, Kansas City Star outdoor writer, about winning his fifth and second consecutive Bassmaster Angler of the Year title. Boat tests, interviews and photo sessions were all part of the agenda for the Tracker Marine Group Media Days.
A fleet of Nitro and Tracker boats are ready for a day of test runs and photo sessions at Missouri's Table Rock Lake. Tracker Marine Group introduced 26 new boats to boating and outdoor writers during its Media Days event.
Bassmaster pros Jason Williamson (left) and Brian Snowden search for bass at Table Rock Lake. Fishing was tough but the pros managed to catch some fish for photo sessions.
Walleye pro Gary Parsons yields his fishing spot to the Showboat Branson Belle, which hosts lunch and dinner shows throughout the year at Table Rock Lake.
Big Cedar Lodge's marina was the site for the introduction of the 2011 line of Tracker Marine Group boats.
Missouri pro Rick Clunn saw some quality bass cruising the shallows in the morning so he decided to try a wake bait in the flooded willows.
Mulling through his assortment of utility boxes, Oklahoma pro Edwin Evers looks for the right lure to throw on a sunny day at Table Rock Lake.
Edwin Evers' rod box is a prime example of how much tackle the pros need to carry while toiling on the tournament trail. However, when Evers is dialed in on the fish, he usually has only a couple of rods sitting on deck.