Gerald Swindle has been fishing B.A.S.S. tournaments since 1995. His accomplishments include 18 Bassmaster Classic appearances and 55 Top 10 finishes. Swindle won Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year titles in 2004 and 2016.
See a selection of lures Elite pro Gerald Swindle turns to when the water gets cold and the bass get picky.
Take a look at every winner of the Bassmaster Angler of the Year title – from 1970 to today.
Reading lake maps is something all anglers should do during the winter months to become better fishermen.
Whether you are 8 or 80, there's one lesson you need to learn from a bad day on the water. Gerald Swindle wants you to know that failure is the only way you get better at something.
Inside Gerald Swindle’s museum-like man cave sit two Bassmaster Angler of the Year trophies below a wall full of whitetail deer mounts.
Elite pro Gerald Swindle talks about what he goes through to get ready for the tournament season.
Elite Series pro Gerald Swindle gives his take on the common question: 'Skirted or unskirted buzzbaits for bass fishing?'
Folks around Blount County, Alabama football fields back in the 1980s might have heard Coach Dean call Gerald Swindle 'Termite.'
Learning how to read a lake map will make anyone a better bass angler.
Gerald Swindle talks about boat maintenance and why it's important to check bolts daily.
Bassmaster Elite Series pros know how to remove the random factors and leverage well-conceived strategies that maximize consistency.
There are specific times when Elite Series pros turn to fast-action worming — here’s how they decide between the two most popular tail options.
Learn the outlook for this week's Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville out of Scottsboro, Ala.
See the biggest bass landed during four days of Elite competition on Neely Henry Lake in Gadsden, Ala.
Listen to the latest episode of Bassmaster Radio featuring interviews with Elite anglers Wes Logan, Paul Mueller and Gerald Swindle.
Gerald Swindle made a key decision Sunday afternoon that got him into Monday’s top 10 final. He threw a crankbait around a bridge and caught two key fish, a 3-pounder and a 2 1/2. When he left...
Obviously, Gerald Swindle hasn’t gotten gun-shy about boat-flipping a 4-pounder. Swindle, who lost a 4-pounder that came unhooked during a boat flip attempt early this morning, successfully swung a...
Gerald Swindle is clinging to his Positive Mental Attitude mantra as torrential rains and flooding washed most of what he learned in practice for the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Neely Henry...
Through the school of hard knocks Swindle has learned there are lots of overlooked tools in an angler’s toolbox.
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