This gallery features images from the 2008 Elite Series Sunshine Showdown tournament. The tournament was held on the Harris Chain of Lakes, Florida.
Elite Series Tour tournament on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Florida.
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.
In this article, you can read about Mike McClelland's victory over Brian Snowden in the Sunshine Showdown.
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.
Two Bassmaster Elite Series pros have guaranteed there will be an enthusiastic crowd for the final weigh-in at the Sunshine Showdown.
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.
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.
Here's a quick rundown of the Sunshine Showdown's leaders, and their setups.
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.