More on Charlie Hartley


Jul 24, 2013

We all take kids fishing from time to time. It’s special, but not unusual. Some of the kids are just out fishing for the day but others are really into the sport. You can tell the difference almost as soon as they get in the boat. And so it was with Sully Jeter.

A true fish story

Jul 17, 2013

I was fishing this past weekend on Lake St. Clair getting ready for our last Elite Series event of the season when something happened that I’ll never forget.

Smallmouth X 4

Jul 10, 2013

Every year at this time I review what the rest of the season will look like - this year it’s all about smallmouth bass.

A wild ride on the St. Lawrence?

Jul 3, 2013

Tracey and I are up in Waddington, N.Y., on a short vacation. I’m also using the time to get a quick look at the St. Lawrence River before it goes off-limits.

The emotional roller coaster of pro bass fishing

Jun 26, 2013

I’ve always said that the emotional ride of professional tournament fishing is worth the price of admission many times over.

Day Two weigh in gallery

Jun 21, 2013

Elite anglers show off their catches from a stormy Day Two on the Mississippi River.

Quotes from Day Two of the Mississippi River Rumble

Jun 21, 2013

Elites had plenty to say about the weather wild Day Two.

Day One on the water II

Jun 20, 2013

No pro seemed empty-handed today on the Mississippi River, at least not in front of our photographers.

Hartley finds keeper No. 5 on the first cast in a new area

Jun 20, 2013

Hartley with a nice largemouth keeper

Jun 20, 2013