Although the weather was pleasant, the Alabama River’s rising water had the 12 anglers who made Saturday’s cut scrambling on the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open #2 presented by Allstate.
The anglers did more flip-flopping than the bass they were catching from the Alabama River on Day 2 of the competition
At age 15, Joey Nania’s father let him fish alone from the family boat, a 17-foot, aluminum V-hull Hewescraft.
Skeet Reese, using a bait suggested by roommate Byron Velvick, rallied past the leader on Day 4 to win the Diet Mountain Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville.
The Australia B.A.S.S. Nation is following Carl Jocumsen, who is stroking all the blokes’ imaginations Down Under.
Michael Iaconelli had a “magical day” in the Diet Mtn Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville, taking the opening-round lead with a weight of 28 pounds, 2 ounces.
db talks to Derek Remitz about his new outlook on fishing, and life.
If Randy Howell was more like other modern-day professional sports stars, he might tell you that returning to Guntersville, Ala., this week is really no big deal.
After opening the season on the Sabine River where daily limits of 14-inch keepers were impossible for some anglers to come by, the Bassmaster Elite Series pros are now headed for the land of giants, Alabama’s Lake Guntersville.
Reinstating Mike Kernan’s Day 1 catch at the Sabine River has created some updates to the standings of the first Elite tournament of the year, and the resulting Angler of the Year points.