Last November when he scouted Folsom Lake, site of the Bass Fishing competition at the ESPN Great Outdoor Games , Gary Klein never caught a bass any shallower than 48 feet. Here's how the one-time local sees the competition unfolding.
The Freshwater Doubles is a contest melding traditional pro bass and walleye tournaments into one competition — with a twist. The new rule is a no-cull stipulation keeping athletes from releasing a fish once placed in the livewell.
One angler dominates the pro bass tour while the other commands respect on the walleye circuit. And these two formidable forces have become one to own the lead in the Fishing Doubles competition of the ESPN Great Outdoor Games.