Wintertime warm-up

Anglers find fish in shadow of power plant

Posted: January 23, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Russ Tonkinson displays a Florida-strain largemouth bass caught in Swepco Lake’s warm water. Northern strain largemouths swim in Beaver and other Ozark waterways.

Russ Tonkinson displays a Florida-strain largemouth bass caught in Swepco Lake’s warm water. Northern strain largemouths swim in Beaver and other Ozark waterways.

Russ Tonkinson uttered the magic word while a bass pulled his line at Swepco Lake.

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