2011 Bassmaster Classic qualifier Ryan McMurtury got off to a bad start this season, but his correction was swift and sure. A week later, the South Carolina angler won a tournament on Lake Murray in his home state of South Carolina.
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.
Bobby Lane's total weight of 77-13 at the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open # 1 on the Kissimmee Chain last week
The Toho tournament wasn't great, but it wasn't bad either. I finished the first day in 55th place but moved up to 17th place at the end of the second day.
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
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.
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.
High wind and rough water not a problem for the winner of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.
This photo gallery features images on the water with the B.A.S.S. anglers competing in the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Open #1 was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.