With a Classic berth in hand, Gerald Swindle has been fishing loose, and his Day Four chronicled in photos here helped him climb to fifth in the AOY race, inside the cut for Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.
From the floods to our winner almost being locked out, it was quite a tournament on the Arkansas River.
Kevin VanDam entered the Diamond Drive tied for second in the TTBAOY, but emerged the leader despite a poor last two days.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved a new long-term Black Bass Management Plan for the Sunshine State.
Going into competition at the Arkansas River, nine anglers had a chance to limit every day they competed in 2011. Now each of those streaks is over — the victim of high, muddy water, scorching temperatures and a 15-inch size limit.
The locks played a big role in the tournament. Some of the guys — include me in that group — had weight deducted from their totals because they were late. Others lost all their weight.
Gerald Swindle is never at a loss for words, and here's the proof
Scenes from the Day Four weigh-in of the Diamond Drive in downtown Little Rock.
Go on the water with John Murray as he fishes the final day of the 2011 Diamond Drive.
On the water photos from the final day of the 2011 Diamond Drive.
Edwin Evers will vie for the AOY title this week with Kevin VanDam.