Rolling fronts, chemical spraying and heavy pressure combined to make the final Southern Open on Santee Cooper a tough one. The weights were lower than expected and nearly every angler was frustrated by a slow bite. Still, these three top finishers found a way to haul winning sacks to the scales.
John Duarte Jr. has a big week ahead of him. The 14-year-old aspiring pro bass fisherman has the opportunity to add two big titles to his pro angler resume both in the same day.
I have one of these stories from just about every year I fish, but when I really stop and think about it, a Georgia Top 150 in February of 2000 comes to mind as the best, or worst, depending on how you look at it. This one has the worst sting regardless.
The 2009 Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship presented by Yamaha Outboards and Skeeter Boats on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Tavares, Fla., should test the Federation's best anglers as the chain is known to be fickle at this time of year.
When it comes to bass fishing, Ron Cherkas of Grimes, Iowa, has two lifetime ambitions: to qualify for a Bassmaster Classic and the Bassmaster Elite Series.
In this article you will read about the standings for this day at the 2009 southern open #3 on the Santee Cooper.
In this article you will read about the standings for day two on the 2009 southern open on the Santee Cooper.
In this article you will read about the winner of the 2009 Southern open on the Santee Cooper in South Carolina.
We fished a tournament out in Oklahoma. It was a hybrid type of thing where we fished two days and then played poker one day. It's the first event of its kind I've ever participated in.
With three finalists separated by only four points going into the final stop of the Bassmaster Southern Open on Santee Cooper Lakes, Florida pro Terry Scroggins had to perform at the top of his game if he wanted to make it to his seventh Classic.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Southern open on the Santee Cooper in South Carolina.