Chad Morgenthaler has big dreams while at Media Day at Regions Field.
I started with a sound premise – walk the entire length of media days with my camera and speed it up so you would get a sense of the anglers talking to the media and how Birmingham's amazing Regions Field looks. This was going perfectly until I stumbled upon the most unlikely of events. Mike and the Reelers, a band whose album consists entirely of fishing songs, were seranading Mike Iaconelli while the GEICO Gecko watched. Enjoy!
Chris Jones (top photo) conducts an interview at Media Day. Ricky Green (bottom photo), father-in-law of Chris Jones, carries his grandson, Fisher, off the family bus. Chris Jones is drawing a bunch of folks from Bokoshe, Okla., to Alabama. Expect a nice-sized Jones cheering section during weigh-ins for the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro. “I’ve got a lot of family and support,” said the Central Open winner. “I might need some more seating arrangements.”
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Tommy Sanders addresseing the media at Regions Field.
About everyone wanted to have their photo taken with the gecko, while anglers coming to the luncheon were more likely to wonder what they could catch with that.