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Eaker's last dance

Updated: June 18, 2010, 8:34 PM ET
By Rob Russow | Bassmaster.com

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — The Day Two weigh-in of the AutoZone Sooner Run came to a pause Friday as the entire crowd gave Guy Eaker a standing ovation on what proved to be his final day of fishing with BASS after a 35-year career as a professional angler.

"That man is the epitome of what a professional bass angler should be both on and off the water," said friend and traveling companion Paul Elias.

Indeed, you would be hard pressed to happen upon 70-year-old Eaker in anything but black ...

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