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In Plain Sight

Aug 5, 2008

Going into the BASS Elite Series tournament on the Kissimmee Chain, the conventional wisdom was sight-fishing for spawning bass wouldn't play much of a role.

Jones finally well rested

Aug 5, 2008

Forty-four-year-old Alton Jones has been tournament bass fishing for over two decades now. He has thoroughly experienced how gruelling that can be, especially a four-day, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. event, like those on the Bassmaster Elite Series. There are three practice days before the tournaments start.

Jordon rules

Aug 5, 2008

The Kissimmee Chain produced four 20-pound-plus bags Thursday and three Friday. But Kelly Jordon was the only Bassmaster Elite Series angler to have a 20-pound bag days. That jumped Jordan into first place on Day Two of the Citrus Slam, presented by Longhorn.

KVD Wins No. 3

Aug 5, 2008

Kevin VanDam allowed Mike McClelland to be the only three-time winner on the Bassmaster Elite Series tour exactly one week. VanDam, who had never led for one day in a Florida Bassmaster event until Saturday, sealed the deal Sunday in the Citrus Slam, presented by Longhorn.

QB Sacked at Kissimmee

Aug 5, 2008

New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington set the hook on a three-pound largemouth bass after one of his first casts Wednesday morning at Lake Kissimmee. Then his line went slack.

Rainy Or Not This Duel Is Under Way

Aug 5, 2008

The weather held the trump card in the opening round of the Evan Williams Bourbon Dixie Duel on Alabama's Lake Wheeler, though anglers were hopeful that they could dodge the thunderstorms predicted for Thursday evening.

Slim Pickens

Aug 5, 2008

Kevin VanDam paused and raised his eyebrows in confused skepticism when he heard somebody say it might take 75 pounds to win.

Slim Pickens

Aug 5, 2008

Kevin VanDam paused and raised his eyebrows in confused skepticism when he heard somebody say it might take 75 pounds to win.

Small town camp, big time event

Aug 5, 2008

Pro anglers music contest

Transition Time

Aug 5, 2008

The bass are further along in the spawning process at the Kissimmee Chain than they were on Florida's Harris Chain last week. And that's a bad thing in terms of catching fish during the Bassmaster Elite Series Citrus Slam, presented by Longhorn.

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