Topics: Florida

B.A.S.S. Reporter's Notebook

Jan 25, 2011

The very interesting rookie year of Ott DeFoe; Elite Series pros scout first fisheries; Big bass stories; Charlie Hartley's 10-10; Combs debuts wrap; Crochet adds sponsors; and ... Trevor's triplets

G-Man wins big in Florida

Jan 25, 2011

Gerald Swindle is bass fishing's funniest man. After 167 B.A.S.S. tournament tries without a win, the 2004 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year can smile victoriously after leading wire-to-wire to win the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.

Top bass anglers join Team Lew's

Jan 25, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.

Ram Truck to sponsor Said

Jan 25, 2011

Auburn Hills, Mich. The Ram Truck Brand today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said.

A second guess and an early check out

Jan 25, 2011

Florida in January has never been a strong suit for me. Well, not so much Florida as Lake Toho and the Harris Chain, to be exact.

Toho's skinny dipper blues

Jan 25, 2011

I had entered the Toho tournament as a co-angler. My biggest concern was that I would draw partners that were sight fishing for spawners. That never happened.

Swindle (finally) wins

Jan 24, 2011

Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.

Day Three notes: Finally a first

Jan 22, 2011

High wind and rough water not a problem for the winner of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.

2011 Southern Open #1 - Day 3 - Weigh-In

Jan 22, 2011

This album features images from the third day of weigh-ins at the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Southern Open was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.

Day Three morning notes: Party of ... ?

Jan 22, 2011

The 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open, Day Three.

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