Congrats to Casey Ashley and Brandon Palaniuk for making it to the final day at Toledo Bend!
They say that everything’s bigger in Texas, so expect the winning bags at this year’s Bassmaster Classic on Lake Conroe near Houston to set some records. The field will feature nine Zoom pros, all of them with a good chance of emerging from three days of competition with the sport’s most coveted trophy.
Fresh off a nail biter at clear and chilly Cherokee, the Zoom Elite Series Pro Team took most of the finesse equipment out of their boats and geared up for sunny Florida and Lake Okeechobee. The Big O is one of the most storied venues in bass tournament history, and the Zoom pros looked to keep their momentum pushing forward.
Alabama pro wins second Angler of the Year Title on Elite Series trail Gerald Swindle of Guntersville, Ala., clinched his second Angler of the Year title since 2004 at the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship at Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota. A total purse of $1 million was paid out to the…