More on Charlie Hartley

Clueless

Jan 25, 2012

Last week I said we’d review the Open with an eye towards lessons learned. That’s going to be a little tough because I’m clueless as to what happened on the second day.

Brisk start to Day One

Jan 19, 2012

Brisk temperatures and a beautiful sunrise greet anglers as they start Day One of the 2012 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Harris Chain.

Beyond my comprehension

Jan 18, 2012

I’m on the water with my new friend, Alan Patterson, getting ready for the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open later this week.

2012 is underway

Jan 11, 2012

I’m on the Harris Chain right now. This weather is wonderful. I ran full throttle this morning in a shirt and a pair of shorts. How great is that?

Bassmaster Elite Series field set for 2012

Jan 4, 2012

The field of competitors for the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series promises to be the strongest ever.

Paying the price

Jan 4, 2012

I should have been more careful about what I said last week. After bragging about our great weather, things went downhill fast.

When I was a kid

Dec 28, 2011

This year we had a wonderful Christmas. I can’t remember ever having a better one except maybe when I was a kid. I got to spend time with the family, relax and open several really neat presents. One of the best ones was from Abu Garcia.

Santa’s big fish Christmas

Dec 21, 2011

I’m back in Columbus. My plant manager is out so I’ve got to work at my “real” job. I sure wanted to stay in Florida, though. The fish are biting like crazy. Okeechobee just might be the hottest lake in our country right now.

What fishermen want for Christmas

Dec 16, 2011

Bass anglers are pretty specific with their wish list for Santa Claus. Loved ones, beware: Many anglers are dreaming of some pretty big presents under the tree.

Sailfish in the Keys

Dec 14, 2011

OK guys, I’ve just finished my first sailfish tournament. The only thing it had in common with a bass tournament is that they’re both held on water. After that, it’s two different worlds.

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