2011 Elite Series Citrus Slam – Alton Jones

Follow Elite Series pro, Alton Jones, as he competes in the 2011 Citrus Slam. The Slam was held on the St. Johns River, Florida.

Alton Jones said switching to a camo hat on the water helped him.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Alton Jones said switching to a camo hat on the water helped him.
Alton Jones, who began Day Three with a sizeable lead, said stealth was required to catch bedding bass on the St. Johns River.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Alton Jones, who began Day Three with a sizeable lead, said stealth was required to catch bedding bass on the St. Johns River.
Jones blocks the sun as he tries to find beds.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jones blocks the sun as he tries to find beds.
After changing to his camo hat, Jones gets down low.
Photo: Seigo Saito - After changing to his camo hat, Jones gets down low.
Jones said a key was switching from his red weigh-in hat to a camo one.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jones said a key was switching from his red weigh-in hat to a camo one.
Hoping to get a few extra inches of height so he could see into the water better, John Crews stands on the trolling motor bracket.
Photo: Dave Precht - Hoping to get a few extra inches of height so he could see into the water better, John Crews stands on the trolling motor bracket.
Travis Manson tries to knock off some glare to see where he needs to be.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Travis Manson tries to knock off some glare to see where he needs to be.
Jones employed a push pole as he looked for bedding fish. Many anglers found the trolling motor scared off fish.
Photo: James Overstreet - Jones employed a push pole as he looked for bedding fish. Many anglers found the trolling motor scared off fish.
J Todd Tucker employs a push pole to move as a trolling motor would spook fish.
Photo: Seigo Saito - J Todd Tucker employs a push pole to move as a trolling motor would spook fish.
Scott Rook was among those who needed a little extra height to see fish.
Photo: James Overstreet - Scott Rook was among those who needed a little extra height to see fish.
Terry Scroggins assumes a lower profile on the deck of his boat before making a cast to a bedded fish.
Photo: James Overstreet - Terry Scroggins assumes a lower profile on the deck of his boat before making a cast to a bedded fish.
Scroggins' stealthy tactics quickly pay off and he is hooked up with a keeper.
Photo: James Overstreet - Scroggins' stealthy tactics quickly pay off and he is hooked up with a keeper.
The fish fights to wrap around the lily pads stems, while Scroggins keeps up the pressure.
Photo: James Overstreet - The fish fights to wrap around the lily pads stems, while Scroggins keeps up the pressure.