Topics: Kissimmee Chain of Lakes

Anglers' outlook beyond typical optimism

Aug 5, 2008

It isn't unusual to find optimistic anglers on the final day of a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament. If an angler is fishing Sunday, there's at least a chance to take home the $100,000 winner's prize, and it sure beats watching from the dock or a long drive home.

Day Two co-angler coverage

Aug 5, 2008

In this article you will read about Butch Tucker and other co-anglers.

In Plain Sight

Aug 5, 2008

Going into the BASS Elite Series tournament on the Kissimmee Chain, the conventional wisdom was sight-fishing for spawning bass wouldn't play much of a role.

Junebug jubilation

Aug 5, 2008

There are almost as many colors of soft-plastic baits as there are bass fishermen. One of Butch Tucker's favorites is junebug. It's a bluish-purple, metal-flaked staple of bass anglers around the country, and it's especially popular on Florida lakes.

Transition Time

Aug 5, 2008

The bass are further along in the spawning process at the Kissimmee Chain than they were on Florida's Harris Chain last week. And that's a bad thing in terms of catching fish during the Bassmaster Elite Series Citrus Slam, presented by Longhorn.

Takahiro Omori On The Kissimmee Chain

May 7, 2008

Takahiro Omori talks about the kissimmee chain

The Velvick Touch

Mar 13, 2008

In this article, you can read how Byron Velvick took the first day lead in the 2008 Elite Series Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee Chain.

Open competitor leads co-angler side

Mar 13, 2008

Read how first-time competitor on the co-angler side, Butch Tucker, made the most of his first appearance during Day One of the Citrus Slam on the Kissimmee Chain.

2008 March Lunker Club

Feb 11, 2008

This gallery features images that were submitted for the March 2008 edition of the Bassmaster Lunker Club.

Elite Destinations: Kissimmee Chain

Feb 8, 2008

The storied waters of the Kissimmee Chain, which include lakes Tohopekaliga, Cypress, Hatchineha and Kissimmee, as well as the Kissimmee River itself, have produced some of the most historic catches in BASS history. Included are Dean Rojas' single-day record catch of 45-2 and Rick Clunn's second consecutive Classic win.