Tournament anglers fishing the second day of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes were greeted with overcast skies and intermittent rain as the dawn broke on Big Toho Marina.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Bass fishing legend and fishing television host Roland Martin, one of the most well-known anglers in the country returned to the Kissimmee Chain for the Bassmaster Bass Pro Shops Southern Open event this week.
As the day come to an end so does the competition known as the 2011 Southern Open #1, Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, FL. This photo album contains images from the final weigh-in at the 2011 Southern Open #1.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- It was feast or famine for anglers fishing Day One of the first Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- What do you get when you take the greatest angler of all time, put 20 Elite Series pros in a field of 193 boats and put them all on a lake that's in a prespawn funk? The first Bass Pro Shops Southern Open of 2011 on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.
Tomorrow, Jan. 19, Bassmaster.com will be following the Great American Fisherman, Roland Martin, as he practices for his return to tournament bass fishing.
It's Tuesday. I'm putting the final touches on my Open preparation. Basically, that translates into running around the lake looking for specific types of cover and structure that'll give me a last-minute bite during the tournament
Southern Open # 1 Kicks off 2011 Bassmaster Season
I was getting ready for the Bassmaster Southern Open on the Kissimmee Chain, and my stress level was through the roof. Here is how it works for me and my obsessive behavior...
I'm still in Florida getting ready for the first Southern Open of this season. As I've been fishing along today, I've noticed something that may seem obvious to some of you but bears repeating nonetheless.