It's not often that an angler leads the first day of a Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open with less than a limit of five bass, but Todd Auten did just that.
The Top 12 anglers from both the pro and co division battle it out on the water for the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open trophy.
Last day of Southern Open has the Top 12 hoping less fishing pressure will mean bigger bass.
Check out what the anglers reeled in at Lake Toho
Trevor Fitzgerald is a full-time policeman from Ocala, Fla., who has been a bass nut and rod perfectionist for decades. He's got a pretty firm grasp on what makes a good rod.
The very interesting rookie year of Ott DeFoe; Elite Series pros scout first fisheries; Big bass stories; Charlie Hartley's 10-10; Combs debuts wrap; Crochet adds sponsors; and ... Trevor's triplets
Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.
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.
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.