Many of the nation’s top pros struggled to get bites on the opening day of the Southern Open at Douglas Lake, but that wasn't a problem for Shane Lineberger.
Rich Howes wins a fish-off to capture the Southern Open #1.
Redemption is sweet, and Daniel Lanier of Winter Springs, Fla., almost tasted it today on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.
Wind and higher than usual temperatures made life difficult for the nearly 400 anglers competing in the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Friday.
From 29th to first place, Rick Howes leads the way into the final round of the Southern Opens.
The story of the day was a fairly tight-lipped fishery as the Southern Open began on Lake Tohopekaliga in central Florida.
Dustin Bozeman and Luke Farmer take the win and are headed to the 2012 Southern Divisional.
My success in Florida has been spotty throughout my career, although I did win at Toho a few years ago. So, to kick the season off with a Top 10 was critical for me.
Yesterday was Valentine's Day. I normally bring a dozen roses to my wife, Debbi, at her office. This year, I waltzed into her office during business hours with my guitar in hand. It was a first. I'm a closet guitar player. I strum with 10 thumbs and have a voice like a bullfrog with laryngitis.
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.