"Fortunately, er, unfortunately, I'm an inch taller than him," said the diminuitive Weldon, who helped the Crimson Tide to a 9-pound, 6-ounce first day. "He's my mentor. I just wanted to make him proud."
"It's going to be tougher today," he said. "We need to get on them early. Early and quick and big … We need to try again to see if yesterday was a fluke."
Bobby Lane of Lakeland, Fla., took the lead Thursday at the season finale of the 2007 Bassmaster Southern Open out of Decatur, Ala.
In this article, read about Rod McKenzie and his role in supporting Oregon B.A.S.S. Federation Nation.
In this article, you can read about giant salvinia, considered to be one of the worst aquatic weeds in the world and how it has become established in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia in recent years.
Read about John Powell, one of BASS' first members and Tournament Trail stars, and his 16 year professional fishing career.
Movies have the Oscars. Musicians have the Grammys. And magazines, in case you were wondering, have the Eddies.
Now I'll admit that I find it hard to really slow down the way some guys do, but if you're willing to learn my power finesse method, you'll see that you really can fish fast and do it slowly. You'll even catch more bass doing it.
The Lunker Club is a collection of photos submitted by fishing enthusiasts. This album contains images from November, 2007.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the September/October 2007 issue.