Check out photos from the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #3 Day One launch.
You're only as old as you feel, but sometimes that can be a lot older than the calendar says you are ... unfortunately.
I was really on them, but the weather report looked grim. As it turned out, Table Rock is the tournament that got away.
While driving at a snail's pace, and resisting every temptation to override my self-imposed governor, I began to daydream of a nice squirrel or rabbit dinner. Then, just like manna from heaven, the woman in front of me hubcapped a squirrel that was running across the road.
The Lake Norman tournament is over. If I have learned one thing over the last 11 years, it's that you can't dwell on the past. When you put up bad results in a tournament, the only thing to do is learn from your mistakes and move on.
This is the story about one tournament pro just trying to leave town to go and do his job. Sometimes stuff happens.
Plenty of small fish to be had on Lake Norman at the 2011 Southern Open #2 in North Carolina
The snow has been gone for a few weeks now, and the ice is off the pond up the hill from my humble southern Ohio abode. I keep threatening to hike to the pond with a few rods and limber up my casting arm.
Toad fishing is for most fishermen a no-brainer. Cast this bait with a stiff rod and braided line, hold the rod up and crank fast enough to make the legs sputter on the surface. That might be good enough for weekend warriors, but toad fishing gets more involved when you make your living casting for cash, according to Frank Scalish of Cleveland, Ohio.