It’s important to get off to a good start in any tournament, but it’s extremely critical in one like the Dixie Duel here on Wheeler Lake. I came here in position to win a fourth consecutive Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of Year title.
This gallery features photos of the anglers at Day Two launch at the 2011 Dixie Duel Elite Series event.
You might not be able to tell it from the standings, but I had a fun day today.
Tennessee’s Ott DeFoe cracks Wheeler Lake to take 4-ounce lead in Elite Series season finale
Relive the Day Two action from the Dixie Duel on Wheeler Lake.
You wouldn’t know by talking to him, but Kevin VanDam all but wrapped up his seventh Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title Thursday.
Images of anglers weighing in on Day One of the Dixie Duel
Images from around the weigh-in stage on Day One of the Dixie Duel
There was a lot on the line on Day One of the Dixie Duel, and a lot of lines thrown out.
If you were a betting man, then it would be easy to say that the odds are in Kevin VanDam’s favor to win a seventh Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title.