Well, I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a happy New Year's celebration, and I wish you all the best for this year. I had a wonderful time with family and friends, and now I'm down at Lake Amistad for a three-fold trip.
Kentucky Lake was a dismal event for me. Some representatives from Bethel University were at the weigh-in with their new athletic recruits. The cool thing about it is that they are receiving scholarships to join the fishing team!
Today is packing day, and over the last several days I've had to consolidate my gear into the Sequoia. As I mentioned before, the motor home is in the shop for major repairs, so it's our only option.
Today Little Alton turned 18. This is a milestone for him, Jimmye Sue and me. We're coming to grips with that fact that our kids are growing up, and Little A will be laving soon to go to college this next year.
Alton Jones discusses the outstanding year he had in 2008, especially his win at the Bassmaster Classic at Lake Hartwell.
In this photo gallery, you'll find several images of Elite Series angler Alton Jones and Alton Jones Jr. as they pursue deep-sea gamefish.
Read how Alton Jones Jr. loves being on the road and getting to spend time with his dad.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 elite series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee chain of lakes. It is day four behind the scenes.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Two of the 2009 Elite Series Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad, near Del Rio, Texas.
Matt Hoffman, Day One's co-angler leader was struggling a bit and Elite Series pro Stephen Browning made a late run on his behalf, designed to help Hoffman stay in the hunt for the co-angler's top $25,000 prize.