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How They Did It

May 19, 2010

The 2010 Southern Open presented by Bass Pro Shops on Smith Lake was a mixed bag. For the winner, Andy Montgomery, it was a dream come true. For Gerald Swindle, the second place finisher, it was a nightmare. And, for the man who claimed the third slot, local angler Brian Morris, it was a lesson learned.

Bass boat cover-up

May 18, 2010

Have you ever hook the boat up to the tow vehicle and debate whether to trailer with the cover on or without it?

Tennessee River water

May 18, 2010

I stopped at Lake Murray on my way to Clarks Hill and did something I haven't done in a long time — slept in my truck. The topwater bite was so good I fished late into the night.

Smith Lake insights

May 18, 2010

2010 Bassmaster Southern Open: Smith Lake insights

The good, the bad and the ugly

May 18, 2010

Bassmaster Southern Open at Lewis Smith Lake in north Alabama was a mix of good and bad impressions from the anglers who fished it.

How to choose the right lure

May 18, 2010

Every time I go out on the water, I naturally think about the best way to get bass to bite, and generally it boils down to two options.

2010 Elite Series - Bourbon Blue Ridge

May 18, 2010

Elite Series Tour tournament on Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA.

2010 Elite Series - Southern Challenge

May 18, 2010

Elite Series Tour tournament on Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Ala.

The Man In The Box

May 18, 2010

Trouble at the weigh-in scales usually leads to trouble elsewhere. 2010 has not been the best year for Matt Reed.

2010 Elite Series - Alabama Charge

May 18, 2010

Elite Series Tour tournament on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.