Latest Tournament News

G-Man wins big in Florida

Jan 25, 2011

Gerald Swindle is bass fishing's funniest man. After 167 B.A.S.S. tournament tries without a win, the 2004 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year can smile victoriously after leading wire-to-wire to win the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.

Ima to introduce Square Bill

Jan 25, 2011

After 18 months of collaboration between three-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Bill Lowen and the engineers at IMA Lures in Japan, will release the Square Bill at the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans, where Lowen will compete.

A second guess and an early check out

Jan 25, 2011

Florida in January has never been a strong suit for me. Well, not so much Florida as Lake Toho and the Harris Chain, to be exact.

Toho's skinny dipper blues

Jan 25, 2011

I had entered the Toho tournament as a co-angler. My biggest concern was that I would draw partners that were sight fishing for spawners. That never happened.

Trickin' out my Nitro

Jan 25, 2011

My new Nitro will be delivered next week, and I'm excited.Here's an overview of some of the equipment and accessories I'll have on my 2011 boat...

Swindle (finally) wins

Jan 24, 2011

Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.

Attracting sponsors

Jan 24, 2011

As the appeal for tournament fishing grows, so does the demand for sponsors to help defray the costs.

2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open Point standings

Jan 22, 2011

2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open standings

Day Three notes: Finally a first

Jan 22, 2011

High wind and rough water not a problem for the winner of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.

2011 Southern Open #1 - Day 3 - Weigh-In

Jan 22, 2011

This album features images from the third day of weigh-ins at the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Southern Open was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.