For me, getting hired by Jim Bagley was my entry to the "big time."
Many Elite pros are skipping flukes on Lake Murray this week, trying to key in on the pattern of bass busting spawning blueback herring, the lake’s prolific forage. Marty Robinson, using a double fluke rig, hooked two bass on it Thursday at the same time.
Youngest rookie 22-year-old Jonathon VanDam of Kalamazoo, Michigan, began the first day along with the rest of the 2011 crop of 15 Bassmaster Elite Series rookies. Lee Sisson of Winter Haven, Florida, 63 is at the other end of the spectrum of rookies.
Gerald Swindle hopes to close out the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open.
Lee Sisson's 40 years in bass fishing and the tackle business.
Elite Series Tour tournament on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Florida.