2012 Elite Series Power-Pole Slam Lake Okeechobee - Okeechobee, FL, Mar 22 - 25, 2012

Quotable

Anglers say the darnedest things

James Overstreet
Gerald Swindle said he didn't think Houdini himself could have pulled a fish out of the reeds he was fishing today.

“I really don’t know how to explain it. I just throw bait in there and a big ol' bass just bites my bait.”

 – Chris Lane

 

“There’s nobody I hate worse having behind me than Chris Lane.”

– Ish Monroe

“You needed to leave the door open, you did, and Chris Lane stuck his foot right in it.”

– B.A.S.S. emcee Dave Mercer to Ish Monroe

“You catch 8 pounds and feel like you didn’t even go out there on the lake.”

– Bill Lowen

“Zona got those big ones I lost on video, but they don’t have enough editing equipment to show it.”

– Jeff Kriet

“I don’t think Houdini could pull a fish out of those reeds, with a fish on the other end.”

– Gerald Swindle

“See ya at Bull Shoals.”

– Mike Iaconelli

“I caught a limit on three casts. That’s the first time I’ve ever done that.”

– Randy Howell after starting the day catching three fish at the same time on topwater bait, then two keepers on the next two casts

“It kind of motivated me when Ish said he wasn’t worried about me.”

– Kevin VanDam

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