Gerald Swindle on skipping docks: Docks + shade = bass
Gerald Swindle is bass fishing's funniest man. After 167 B.A.S.S. tournament tries without a win, the 2004 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year can smile victoriously after leading wire-to-wire to win the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.
I had entered the Toho tournament as a co-angler. My biggest concern was that I would draw partners that were sight fishing for spawners. That never happened.
Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.
High wind and rough water not a problem for the winner of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.
This album features images from the third day of weigh-ins at the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Southern Open was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.
The 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open, Day Three.
This photo gallery features images on the water with the B.A.S.S. anglers competing in the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Open #1 was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.
Gerald Swindle hopes to close out the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open.
2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open, Day One notes.