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.
The pundits have picked and the experts have spoken, but with only a few hours left before Fantasy Fishing picks are locked, we go straight to the horse's mouth in the Marine Formula STA-BIL Southern Challenge edition of pick three.
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.
A Pro's Approach: Greg Vinson on Lake Guntersville for 2009 Southern Challenge
Marine Formula STA-BIL Southern Challenge out of Guntersville, Ala.
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Rewards Bonus Points Program for BASS Members Starts May 1
My recent win at Smith Mountain Lake — my 15th BASS victory — really means a lot to me. It gives me a certain satisfaction to have won a sight fishing tournament, a style of fishing not usually associated with me or my career.
"What can I say? I couldn't have been more wrong," said John Crews after finishing 48th in the Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake. "I really thought the weights would be heavier than they were.
The Advance Auto Parts Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake was a classic sight fishing tournament.