The bass are biting at Lake Guntersville in 2009 Southern Challenge
For the first time in a few days, rain isn't in the forecast for the anglers who took off from Lake Guntersville State Park Thursday morning for the opening round of the Southern Challenge. While the weather shouldn't pose much of a mystery, however, the fishing might.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2009 Elite Series Southern Challenge on Lake Guntersville, near Guntersville, Alabama.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers and marshals as they go through the registration process and are briefed on specific tournament rules and safety issues prior to the 2009 Elite Series Southern Challenge on Lake Guntersville, near Guntersville, Alabama.
Marine Formula STA-BIL Southern Challenge out of Guntersville, Ala.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from registration for the 2008 Elite Series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, near Lake Wales, Florida.
So far this season, however, our pattern predictions haven't been that accurate. Instead of finding bass in prespawn as expected at the first three events, the pros have encountered bass in all phases of the spawn, including postspawn, and at all depths.
If there was a technique Kevin VanDam hasn't quite mastered, most would agree that sight-fishing would be it.
It's like Groundhog Day, a broken record and déjà vu all over again rolled up into one.
Despite his prior success here, Casey Ashley didn't have any spectator boats following him. No one had their eyes on him, and if he had his way he wouldn't have had to depend on his eyes, either.