https://www.bassresource.com/fishing/bass-fishing-tournament-pictures.html Tournament Tips By Alan McGuckin/Dynamic Sponsorships / March 16, 2012 Image The Memorial Bridge is Palatka’s hallmark structure and an impressive background for morning launch. Image The always-pleasant Mike McClelland, a loyal, long-time Quantum pro said, “I love the new EXO reels, but these older Tour Edition reels are pretty hard to beat too.” Image Seeing his grandson after weigh-in was the highlight of Shaw Grigsby’s day. Image “I swear he grows various forms of facial hair just to drive me nuts,” joked Mike Iaconelli’s wife Becky. Image It was pretty dog-on tough for KVD yesterday who said he caught a ton of fish, just no big spawning females. Image Palatka, Florida native, and pre-tourney favorite, Terry Big Show Scroggins suffered a mechanical failure at noon on Day 1 and only managed a 35th place finish. Image KVD just stood there while Toyota representatives worked to put a shine on the Tacoma’s tires. Image Good friends and roommates Swindle and Scroggins discuss a tough day. Image Team Toyota’s Mike Iaconelli sat in 32nd place after Day 1 on The St. Johns River. Image VanDam readies a Quantum EXO for Day 2 of competition at the Bassmaster Elite Series event on the St. Johns River in Palatka, Florida.