More on Charlie Hartley

One that didn’t get away

Feb 15, 2012

This week we’re going to talk about the one that didn’t get away, and was she ever a beauty.

The funny thing about fishing

Feb 8, 2012

Most of last week was spent with my dad on the St. Johns River. I wish I could say we caught a ton of big ones but the truth is we spent more time fishing than we did catching. Nevertheless, it was one of my best weeks ever.

Spending time with dad

Feb 1, 2012

I’m in Florida fishing the St. Johns River and getting ready to pick my dad up at the airport. He’s flying in from out West to fish with me for a few days.


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.