More on Charlie Hartley

Fall time is the right time

Sep 12, 2012

It’s the beginning of fall and so it’s time for me to write my annual column touting the benefits of fall fishing. In my humble opinion, fall is the second best time to be on the water. For a lot of anglers it’s the best time.

It’s all about the dream

Sep 5, 2012

As another season comes to a close, I find myself experiencing mixed emotions. On the one hand, I’m disappointed. No one wants to finish the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race in 90th place.

Making the right decision

Aug 29, 2012

Few things in life are as satisfying as making a major decision correctly. It creates a kind of inner peace that can’t be duplicated by anything else.

Day One launch on Oneida

Aug 23, 2012

Elite Anglers get started on Day One on Oneida Lake.

Touring Sackets Harbor

Aug 22, 2012

After the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on Cayuga Lake, I went to Sackets Harbor, N.Y., to spend some time enjoying the sights and sampling the fishing on Lake Ontario.

Three decades on the trail

Aug 16, 2012

Long-time B.A.S.S. member takes passion for competitive bass fishing to another level.

Invasion of the largemouth bass

Aug 14, 2012

Cayuga Lake: A fresh start

Aug 8, 2012

The final Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open is right around the corner. On August 16 — the first day of competition — we’ll launch our boats on a new body of water, Cayuga Lake in New York.

Tips for mid-season boat maintenance

Aug 1, 2012

It’s the first of August. That means it’s time to do a little mid-season maintenance on your rig.

Tracey & Morgan’s Elixir

Jul 25, 2012

There’s a happening among professional anglers called tournament hangover. It’s what happens after the first cut when you wake up and realize that the tournament didn’t go your way. All the anticipation is over. Reality has arrived. You feel awful, tired, stiff and cranky.

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