More on Charlie Hartley

Practice, practice, and more practice

Feb 12, 2014

Charlie talks about preparing for the first Elite Series event of the season.

How do I keep my boat clean?

Feb 11, 2014

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.

Hard work makes for success

Feb 5, 2014

This week I want to address a serious subject. It’s the idea that success as a professional bass angler is somehow the result of luck or good fortune. That’s almost always nonsense.

Meet the 2014 Elites!

Feb 2, 2014

Only the very best pro bass anglers in the world get a shot at competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series. Meet the field of 107 anglers, including 12 rookies, who are set to take on the challenge in 2014.

Big Head Ned

Jan 29, 2014

I dedicate this week’s column to all the gullible fish out there. I’m talking about the ones that let me catch them — over and over, day after day. They’re clueless, and they’re my friends. I will forever reserve a place in my heart for them.

Day Two take-off on Toho

Jan 24, 2014

Opens anglers bundle up and take off on Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #1 presented by Allstate.

Let’s talk Florida bass

Jan 22, 2014

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about Florida bass fishing. Some anglers are saying the bite isn’t as good as it once was while others lament that they wish it was like it was 40 years ago.

2015 Bassmaster Classic location revealed

Jan 17, 2014

And the location for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic is...

Looking towards the Southern Open

Jan 15, 2014

We’re a week away from the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open of 2014.

Good isn't good enough, not anymore

Jan 8, 2014

This week I want to write about something I saw last week that I believe is affecting, and will continue to affect, out sport. That is its growing popularity. When I did the math from Lake Okeechobee over the weekend I realized that there were over 400 boats fishing various tournaments.

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