KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- It was feast or famine for anglers fishing Day One of the first Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- What do you get when you take the greatest angler of all time, put 20 Elite Series pros in a field of 193 boats and put them all on a lake that's in a prespawn funk? The first Bass Pro Shops Southern Open of 2011 on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.
It's Tuesday. I'm putting the final touches on my Open preparation. Basically, that translates into running around the lake looking for specific types of cover and structure that'll give me a last-minute bite during the tournament
Southern Open # 1 Kicks off 2011 Bassmaster Season
I was getting ready for the Bassmaster Southern Open on the Kissimmee Chain, and my stress level was through the roof. Here is how it works for me and my obsessive behavior...
I'm still in Florida getting ready for the first Southern Open of this season. As I've been fishing along today, I've noticed something that may seem obvious to some of you but bears repeating nonetheless.
I'm pulling my tackle together for the first Bassmaster Southern Open of 2011 at the Kissimmee Chain in Florida. Since I'm fishing this one as a nonboater, I need to pare my gear down to what I can carry in one trip to my partner's boat.
2011 Southern Open #1 on Kissimmee Chain Of Lakes information
When I read that legendary bass angler Roland Martin will be competing in the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Opens, I couldn't help but smile.