It's like Groundhog Day, a broken record and déjà vu all over again rolled up into one.
"The whole thing was humiliating," Swindle said. "I had the trolling motor on high and the boat was swinging around while I was fishing a dock on my tip toes from the front of the boat, looking for fish. The boat hit the dock and I did a front flip, X-Games style off the front deck into the water."
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Two of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
In a timed sport, where minutes on the water often translate directly into dollars in the bank, valuable time spent on a fish that ultimately doesn't find its way to the weigh-in is the worst type of sunk cost.
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.
When I think of a swimbait I think about an artificial lure that mimics a baitfish. It's a lure that's characterized by a lifelike action and a lifelike appearance.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series Citrus Bowl on Kissimmee chain of lakes. It is day one behind the scenes.
In this photo gallery you will see images from the 2008 elite series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee chain of lakes in Florida. It is day one for the weigh in.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series Citrus Slam on the kissimmee chain of lakes. It is day three from the air.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 elite series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee chain of lakes in Florida. It is the second day launch.