Shootout Odd Couple: Velvick, Eaker

Updated: March 20, 2010, 8:47 PM ET
By Joel Shangle | Bassmaster.com

LAKEPORT, Calif. — Standing at the holding tanks backstage of the Day Two weigh-in for the 2010 Golden State Shootout, Byron Velvick and Guy Eaker are the BASS version of "The Odd Couple."

The loosy-goosey Velvick, with his neon-green tournament jersey, silver-and-green sneakers, homemade visor and California-surfer-dude magnetism, is all animated energy as he stands face-to-face with Eaker, joking and laughing out loud as the two move their fish from one tank to the next en route ...

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