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The Elite get back to business on St. Johns

Posted by bps on March 17, 2012

greg-hackney-stJohn150.jpgPalatka, Fla. — Greg Hackney's 10-pound, 9-ounce behemoth on the first day of the St. Johns River Showdown is just the latest in a long history of giant largemouths that have come from this storied fishery. In fact, no other body of water on the Bassmaster Tournament Trail can match the St. Johns' legacy of lunkers. B.A.S.S. founder Ray Scott conducted his first tournament in 1968, but it took five years for any competitor to crack the venerated 10-pound mark. (photo - James Overstreet) >>> read more