Recreational boating competition will be down. Fish-care penalties will be way up, with fish dying in rough livewell runs and from depressurizing too quickly when caught at depths of up to 40 feet.
Day Two of the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Erie has Bryan Coates of Ohio in the lead.
Paul Hirosky of Pennsylvania wins the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Erie.
Day Two of the 2005 CITGO Northern Open on Oneida Lake has Shinichi Fukae in the lead.
Mark Tuker gives tips on tackling the deep freeze
"I like fiddling with my tackle," said Scalish, a BASS winner and trained graphic artist. "All pros are always looking for ways to improve things."
Frank Scalish is the Rookie of the Year, but he played the Classic game like an old pro on Tuesday's lone practice day leading to the 32nd edition of the CITGO BASSMASTER Classic on Lay Lake.
The business of bass fishing never ends for a successful tournament angler, especially when you have qualified for the 32nd CITGO BASSMASTER Classic in Birmingham, Ala.
The Classic dream of Frank Scalish didn't crumble on Friday when the Cleveland angler was trimmed from the 52-man field in the 32nd annual CITGO BASSMASTER Classic. It was just put on hold.
Day 1: Frank Scalish 2002 Classic daily diary