Click here to continue 1 / 16 The sun rises in Guntersville, Ala. 2 / 16 Brendan Baker from Jefferson City, Mo., was selected winner of the Fish with Gerald Swindle, 2016 Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of the Year sweepstakes. 3 / 16 Brendan and Gerald meet up for the first time for a day of fishing on Lake Guntersville in Alabama. Gerald was surprised to hear that Brendan entered only once and was selected out of 700,000 entries. 4 / 16 Brendan's winnings include prizes from Triton/Mercury Boats, Humminbird, Minn Kota, KMC Wheels, Odyssey Marine Batteries, TH Marine, Zoom Baits, HUK, Sunline, GoPro, Quantum, Dude Wipes, Rigid Lights, Rod Glove, and War Eagle Lures. 5 / 16 Gerald had driven 20 hours back from Lake Champlain the day before but was a terrific host to our 20-year-old winner. 6 / 16 Gerald took Brendan through some of the incredible gear on his Triton boat. 7 / 16 Gerald fired up his Humminbird electronics which included his secret spots on Lake Guntersville. 8 / 16 Time to head out for a day of fishing. What a beautiful morning. 9 / 16 Imagine you are 20 years old and Gerald Swindle is backing you into the water on his bass boat. 10 / 16 Brendan and Gerald hit it off from the moment they met. Gerald was happy to hear that Brendan was an avid bass angler in high school and now college. 11 / 16 Conditions on Lake Guntersville couldn't be any better. 12 / 16 As an avid bass angler, Brendan had lots of questions and Gerald was eager to share his knowledge. 13 / 16 Enjoy your day of fishing Brendan. And congratulations for being the winner of this great sweepstakes. 14 / 16 Let's get this day of fishing started. 15 / 16 The bite was good and Brendan caught his first bass early in the day. 16 / 16 The day only got better as Lake Guntersville is known for. Congratulations to our winner.