The temperature rise could bring largemouth bass into play in the pros' strategies despite the fact that Lay Lake has a large population of spotted bass.
Terry 'Big Show' Scroggins wins the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Southern Open on Lake Tohopekaliga.
Day One of the 2007 Elite Series Duel in the Delta has Mark Tyler catching a 10-6 bass and in the lead.
Warm weather means most anglers trade in their crankbaits for soft plastics.
It's been Boyd Duckett's goal to join the Bassmaster Elite Tour for some time, but first he had to attend to more important things. The 37th annual Bassmaster Classic tournament was held Feb. 23-25, 2007, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Some pundits may have found the predictions a little far-fetched. After all, how often do you see multiple limits over 30 pounds and more than 2,100 pounds of fish weighed?
The 50 remaining professional anglers took advantage of the conditions — landing sacks of fish so large that eight men are more than half way to breaking the record for a four-day weight total in BASS history.
Elite Series: Lake Guntersville Day One
Troy Jens, a veteran guide on Big G, breaks down the Southern Challenge