Donnie and Johnny Van Zant
All Rocker Wants To Do is Fish
Donnie Van Zant says there's nowhere he’d rather be than fishing for large-mouth bass off his 18 1/2 foot Hydra Sport Boat on a lake in
Recently, Donnie put aside his music career and spent a few minutes talking fish. He shared a few of his favorite Florida fishing holes, from Lake Okeechobee to McGirts Creek in Jacksonville, his favorite reel (an Ambassador 5500), and even a few of his fishing secrets (the best places to catch bass are shaded -- under a dock is ideal).
Donnie admitted to being a freshwater man all the way, preferring to be in sight of land at all times. Sometimes he enjoys wade fishing in shallow water, but explains, “
While Donnie has had more than his share of musical success, he’s still waiting for fishing glory. “The largest bass I’ve ever caught was about nine pounds,” he confesses, “I’m still trying to get that trophy fish.”
Van Zant’s new album ‘Get Right With The Man’ was released on