More on Charlie Hartley

Sick days

Aug 3, 2010

I have a strict agreement with myself. If I don't go to work because I'm too sick, I don't go fishing. Last weekend I reached for a tackle box and went down like a rock.

Fishing's different for everyone

Jul 29, 2010

I'm getting ready to go back on the road at the end of the week. At this level, fishing never stops. It's a 12-month activity regardless of what else is going on in your life.

Is it my turn yet?

Jul 27, 2010

I'm back in Columbus after three tournaments in three weeks. I got a check in two of them and should have had one in the third.

Know your limitations

Jul 20, 2010

I'm the kind of guy who must have things in order and who must concentrate on the task at hand. That's especially true when it comes to fishing.

Hot weather holidays

Jul 6, 2010

I'm telling you, fishing during a major summer holiday can get tough. There were boats everywhere last weekend.

The One that Got Away

Jul 6, 2010

The fish that haunts me came on Day 2 of the 2008 Elite Series tournament on Wheeler Lake


Jun 22, 2010

As you guys know, I love to fish docks. It's my favorite way to fish. Fort Gibson was my wish, my favorite way to fish — or so I thought.

My dream (almost)

Jun 15, 2010

I've always dreamed about a big tournament where no one had any practice time. Well, it almost came true this time.

Summertime blues

Jun 8, 2010

Find your level

Jun 1, 2010

Last week was an exciting one for me. On Thursday I did a demonstration at a local pond here in Columbus for the Hartley Hogs.