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Tournaments => B.A.S.S. => Bassmaster Michigan => Topic started by: djkimmel on August 19, 2013, 01:40:50 AM

Title: AOY and Classic bids at stake for Michigan pros in Elite Series finale
Post by: djkimmel on August 19, 2013, 01:40:50 AM
AOY and Classic bids at stake for Michigan pros in Elite Series finale (http://www.greatlakesbass.com/tournaments/index.php/2013/08/18/aoy-classic-bids-at-stake-for-michigan-p)
by Jeff Nedwick

Jonathon VanDam needs a good showing on Lake St. Clair this week like his 2nd place finish last week during the St. Lawrence River Showdown to ensure a 2014 Bassmaster Classic berth. Photo credit: B.A.S.S./James OverstreetThere's nothing like a little Great Lakes smallmouth bass fishing to bring out the best in Michigan's Bassmaster Elite Series pros.

Three of Michigan's four Elite pros, Jonathon VanDam, Chad Pipkens and Kevin VanDam, drew upon their Great Lakes expertise to post their best results of the Elite season, finishing 2nd, 10th and 14th respectively in the Evan Williams Bourbon Showdown, August 8 - 11 on the St. Lawrence River.

Michigan's Elite pros are hoping their St. Lawrence River success carries over into next week's Plano Championship Chase on Lake St. Clair (August 22-25, 2013, Lake St. Clair Metropark) where they will be joined by fellow Michigan Elite Series pro, Nate Wellman.

Read entire article by Jeff Nedwick on GreatLakesBass.com Tournament News (http://www.greatlakesbass.com/tournaments/index.php/2013/08/18/aoy-classic-bids-at-stake-for-michigan-p).