Things went my way on the James River last week. I had a respectable finish and did something I haven’t done for awhile.
While the competitors fishing Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open may have the opportunity to catch quality fish today, it’s all but a steel trap lock that no 10-pounders will be weighed in.
The bass of the James aren’t tall and they don’t need a lot of headroom either, so super-shallow water is key.
For some competitors the Opens are a steppingstone to the Elite Series, but anyone who thinks this week’s event on the James River is a Triple-A level affair is sorely mistaken.
Images from the Day One launch of the 2011 Northern Open 1 on the James River.
I’ve never fished the James River before, but, based on what I’ve seen, I expect a lot of limits.
With 52 percent of precincts reporting, Kriet takes Region lead for nomination in Toyota Trucks All-Star Week Fan Favorites.
The top five vote-getters by Regions for selection in Toyota Trucks All-Star Week Fan Favorites.
I have to confess that I’m feeling a little bit like a fish out of water. I can’t remember the last time I was anywhere without a boat and fishing tackle.
Before I give my "vote for me" speech, I want to take this opportunity to congratulate Kevin VanDam on winning the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title again.