I spent this past weekend on Lake St. Clair. It’s one of the great fisheries in the country ...
This is a bittersweet day for me. It’ll be sweet because it’s my first Tuesday Night tournament of the season. It’s bitter because for the first time in those three decades my friend Ray Patts won’t be there.
It’s a rare tournament when conditions stay exactly the same from practice to competition.
I just pulled into my motel at the Alabama River. I’ve never been here before so it’s a real treat. You can feel the bass fishing history as soon as you get out of your vehicle. It’s everywhere.
Thirteen of the anglers fishing this event call Alabama home, and at least one is in each Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing bucket.
See the action of Day One of the West Point Lake Battle
Elites launch for Day One of the West Point Lake Battle.
I have to say that this year’s Elite Series schedule is the best ever. It favors no fishing style and tests everyone’s versatility.
Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley takes a lot of pride in his bass boat so we asked him for expert tips on how to keep a boat spick-and-span.
This past week I’ve had a chance to reflect on the Bull Shoals event and on some of the things that happened there.