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Look for this segment of the series to air on ESPN2, 9am EST Saturday, October 21st “Rods & Wheels Show.”

ESPN2 films in conjunction with Bass Online, the all new “Rods & Wheels Show.”
The Lake Okeechobee episode of the new series started at world famous “Slims Fish Camp” located on Lake Okeechobee. This segment they were guided by one of Lake Okeechobee’s best guides. The episode started out with a 15 minute ride around Okeechobee where Brad and Joe got to experience some of what Okeechobee is so famous for.

Joe & Brad elected to try world renowned Lake Okeechobee wild shiner fishing, it’s a great way to relax and catch big fish. They started fishing in one of many grass bays Okeechobee has to offer, locally known as grass flats. Shortly after setting up, they found the fish to be very active. Pictured below is Brad releasing a 7 lb trophy that was caught on film.

The both of them had almost none stop action, Brad ended up catching the two biggest fish. But Joe gave him a run for his money on the numbers of fish caught. The two caught uppers of 70 fish in two days of filming.

Pictured below is one of the many fish Joe landed. As you can see, he was cool as can be with the film crews right on top of the action.

Although Joe was in control, it did not always appear that way by this video clip below.

Works best with Internet Explorer – Look for this segment of the series to air on ESPN2, “Rods & Wheels Show.”