Topics: Palatka

9 ways to follow the Okeechobee action

Mar 22, 2012

If you can’t be in Okeechobee, Fla., for the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series Power-Pole Slam this weekend, we’ve got you covered. You can keep up online in a way that will make you feel like you’re soaking up the Florida sun yourself.

College Fantasy Fishing challenge: St. Johns River

Mar 21, 2012

When it comes to Fantasy Fishing and the College Fantasy Fishing Challenge, Texas Tech remains at the top of the leaderboard.

Palatka: They do it right

Mar 21, 2012

The St. Johns River Showdown was a bust for me. On the positive side, however, I had a great time in Palatka.

FWC chair underscores importance of bass resource

Mar 20, 2012

Kathy Barco, who serves in the volunteer position of chairman of Florida’s top conservation governing body, last Sunday welcomed back the Bassmaster Elite Series to Palatka, Fla., and in particular to the St. Johns, the river she grew up on.

Elite anglers: The blue-collar work ethic

Mar 20, 2012

I have been referring to me and my 2012 Elite Series roommates — Paul Elias and Shaw Grigsby — as the Grumpy Old Men but that's not entirely true ...

The learning curve and Florida

Mar 19, 2012

Having the first weekend off in the 2012 Elite season isn’t my idea of a good time. Nevertheless, it’s Florida. I honestly don’t know why but the Sunshine State has always been a challenge to me.

Faircloth came so close

Mar 18, 2012

Todd Faircloth's catch was more than 20 pounds, far better than Alton Jones' 12-pound limit. But there was too much ground to make up.

Alton Jones is right where he wants to be

Mar 17, 2012

Sight fishing is one of Jones' strengths, and his fellow competitors know it. They're not betting that he will drop the ball tomorrow.

St. Johns' lunker legacy

Mar 17, 2012

The first 10 pounder and a long-standing biggest bass in B.A.S.S. history are just two of the St. Johns' claims to fame.

Alton Jones jumps from 17th to lead

Mar 16, 2012

His 28-pound, 7-ounce sack included two solid 8-pound lunkers and positioned him well for the third day of the St. Johns River Showdown.

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