Posts Tagged ‘Gerald Swindle’


AMart the Great Entertainer

July 4th, 2011

Is there any angler on the Elite Series tour who continually says more outlandish things than Aaron Martens? I don’t mean those pee-your-pants Swindleisms, but just stuff that flat out surprises you. I first got a sense of what AMart is like at the 2004 Bassmaster Classic, when I rode with him on Day One. [...]

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Energy Drinks, Ibuprofen and Beach Music

April 15th, 2011

Pre-dawn at the second day of the Bassmaster Elite Series event on Toledo Bend was one of rushed apprehension under an intense and ever changing sky. Yet it should be no surprise that three of the pros setting inside the Top 15 of the standings share a relaxed attitude centered on smiles. Rain fell on [...]

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do

February 18th, 2011

OK, so Bassmaster Classic practice day is over and I’ve had a chance to talk to both Gerald Swindle and Dave Mercer about how their time in the boat together went. The ever-gracious G-Man, fresh off a big win in Florida, was complimentary — he said that they had a great time. Then again, he [...]

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Swindled Again!

February 10th, 2011

By Pete Robbins In part of his initiation into the BASS brethren (the part that doesn’t require nudity or sheep), Dave will be riding with a competitor on the practice day for next week’s Bassmaster Classic. He knows that I’ve ridden with competitors including Rick Clunn, Aaron Martens, Skeet Reese and Gary Klein during Classic [...]

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