On Championship Sunday, Takahiro Omori heads once more to the spot where he’s caught most of his keepers. Will it hold for another day? See the complete photo gallery over on BASSMASTER.com >
Daily Limit: ‘The Great Japanese Fisherman’
BASSMASTER Mike Suchan Although too humble to acknowledge accolades, Takahiro Omori certainly deserves to be called “The Great Japanese Fisherman.” While many in Japan – even his family – see fishing as “a hobby,” Omori, 47, has compiled an impressive resume and quietly become the most successful professional angler who’s ever immigrated to America. With […]
Fantasy Fishing: Omori was tops at Martin
BASSMASTER Bryan Brasher ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. — Takahiro Omori of Emory, Texas, surprised many Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing contestants by proving his Alabama prowess once again by winning the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Martin presented by Econo Lodge. Omori won on Lake Martin in the early 2000s, and won in 2016 on Alabama’s Wheeler Lake indicating […]
Omori lands second Elite win
BASSMASTER Bryan Brasher ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. — Before this week, it had been more than 15 years since Takahiro Omori fished a major professional bass tournament on Lake Martin. But history — both recent and distant — says he should find ways to come back as often as he can. Omori went into Sunday’s final […]
Does Takahiro own Alabama?
BASSMASTER Jim Sexton With Takahiro Omori winning the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Martin presented by Econo Lodge, the question should be asked: Does Omori own Elite events held in the state of Alabama? The Japanese angler who now lives in Emory, Texas, has won the last two Elite Series tournaments in Alabama. His previous win […]
2016 Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake WIN!
Day 1 on Wheeler Day 2 Omori builds biggest bag of Day 3 See all 57 photos here > Final day dawns on Wheeler Lake See all 35 photos from Omori’s huge morning > Championship Sunday Afternoon with Omori See all 27 photos here > Day 4 Weigh-in