Topics: Elite

Perfect day, imperfect results

Feb 19, 2011

OK guys, by now you know the results from yesterday, the first day of competition. I had about as good a day as a guy can ask for in this business except that I didn't catch big enough bass.

Keeping things in perspective

Feb 18, 2011

Here's the deal: I'm really pumped up about this Classic. I can't say I've ever felt this way.

A day of firsts

Feb 17, 2011

We've all been a little concerned about the fog. We're making long runs and delays can be costly as far as fishing time is concerned, not to mention the safety issues involved.

Ruminations & Classic predictions

Feb 16, 2011

As Friday morning approaches, I can't help but think back to my own Classic appearance in 2008 on Lake Hartwell.

You can't get enough

Feb 16, 2011

There are some things you just can't get enough of. Practice for a big tournament is one of them.

Falling into place

Feb 15, 2011

The Classic is a fishing tournament but it's much more than that. We (anglers) are committed almost every minute of every day.

Who wants a free reel?

Feb 15, 2011

In other news, I just took my boat to get wrapped. I'm getting it done here in Waco, Texas, for a couple of reasons. The most important is that the wrap on a boat is subjected to a pounding that a truck wrap isn't.

It's crunch time

Feb 14, 2011

The baby panic is over. Last Wednesday morning, Vegas Michael Iaconelli was born. Becky and I couldn't be happier.

The mental side of bass fishing

Feb 11, 2011

Gerald Swindle talks about the mental side of bass fishing.

Classic expectations

Feb 11, 2011

I feel sorry for the first fish that bites my bait during practice Friday on the Delta. He's going to get an unexpected surprise when I set the hook.

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