2008 Elite Series - Sunshine Showdown

Mar 3, 2011

This gallery features images from the 2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown tournament. The tournament was held on the Harris Chain of Lakes, Florida.

2008 Elite Series - Sunshine Showdown

Sep 11, 2008

Elite Series Tour tournament on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Florida.

Barring catastrophe, Reese sews up AOY

Jun 17, 2008

Reese released a tremendous amount of emotion. He hooted, hollered and high-fived. Then he became reflective, kneeling down on the bow of the boat in tears of joy.

McClelland breaks the chain

Apr 4, 2008

In this article, you can read about Mike McClelland's victory over Brian Snowden in the Sunshine Showdown.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Empty Handed

Mar 9, 2008

Ten anglers had crossed the stage and nobody — still nobody — had caught Brian Snowden, who entered the final day with a 9-pound, 14-ounce-lead on second place Mike McClelland.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Crowd

Mar 9, 2008

Two Bassmaster Elite Series pros have guaranteed there will be an enthusiastic crowd for the final weigh-in at the Sunshine Showdown.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Tied Up

Mar 9, 2008

The three started talking amongst themselves and decided that the tiebreaker was heaviest stringer of the tournament. That put Hallman behind both Davis and Faircloth, so he resigned to the fact that he wouldn't be in the final.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Cold Start

Mar 9, 2008

It was 43 degrees when the 12 Bassmaster Elite Series pros took off from Venetian Cove Sunday for the final day of the Sunshine Showdown.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Top 12

Mar 9, 2008

Here's a quick rundown of the Sunshine Showdown's leaders, and their setups.

2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown: Flying fish

Mar 9, 2008

Both Marty Stone and Alton Jones had a bass jump into their boat for the first time in their tournament lives — and add Jimmy Mize to that list, although he's had it happen before.

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