On a Northern fishery known for monster smallmouth, three Florida largemouth gurus, Shaw Grigsby, Bobby Lane and Bernie Schultz, stand atop the leaderboard.
This week on the Delaware River, Michael Iaconelli has been the prince of tides.
Saturday, Hite proved his experience by repeating his Friday lead in the Dick Cepek Tires Bassmaster Elite at Lake Seminole presented by Hardee’s.
Brett Hite holds lead in his very first Elite appearance.
If bed fishing’s the game, Shaw Grigsby’s the name.
Shaw Grigsby stood sacking groceries in a Gainesville, Fla., Publix store and spotted a flyer on the wall that would change his life. The pamphlet touted a bass tournament three hours up the road at Lake Seminole.
Elite Series pro Shaw Grigsby is gearing up for Lake Tohopekaliga and the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate, Jan. 23-25.
The final day of the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series Power-Pole Slam sets up as Ish vs. Chris.
Kevin VanDam said the lake levels over the last few years have helped produce a strong 5- to 8-pound class of largemouth.
Doug Gilley won Super B.A.S.S. III in 1984, and he was a teacher, mentor and father figure to a legion of Florida anglers, many of whom fish the Bassmaster Elite Series today.