Check out images from the day one weigh-ins, at the 2011 Elite Series Citrus Slam. The Slam was held on the St. Johns River, Florida.
This album features photos taken by Marshals during the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. The Classic was held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Can I talk about something that has nothing to do with bass fishing, but has everything to do with bass fishing? Quite honestly all I can think about is Kevin Oldham, a 34-year-old firefighter from Chicago who is fighting Cancer.
There are people on this planet put here for the sole purpose of saving us, from ourselves. They run to what we run from.
I didn't say this in the story, "Angels & Heroes," because we wanted to keep it a surprise for Kevin, but all along we had planned to give Kevin the best seat in the house for the Bassmaster Classic weigh-in.
Gerald talks about the mental side of bass fishing and how keeping those ideas fresh in his mind helps him to put everything together for the win.
I thought I'd write one last blog about Florida fishing. In short, it's on fire. I've caught more big bass this year than I ever have in the past.
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.
Say what you want about today's trendy soft plastic baits, but when veteran anglers are after the biggest bite of the day, they reach for the venerable jig-and-pig.
Elite Series Tour tournament on the Alabama River in Montgomery, Alabama.