The Fly Fisher's Idea of High Stakes

September 25, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Compared to Kevin VanDam’s $3,658,476.30 career winnings on the pro bass circuit, the teams competing in North Carolina’s “Rumble in the Rhododendron” competition this coming weekend are vying for pocket change. But the $10,000 purse (double last year’s) is drawing 30 teams and a great deal of regional interest.