More on Chris Bowes

Help make my Classic dream a reality

Jul 26, 2012

After competing as a pro angler in the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open at Michigan’s Detroit River, I could use some help. I know many of you are very capable anglers, and I’d appreciate your input.

A ton of fun at Lake St. Clair

Jul 20, 2012

Nearly two tons of bass crossed the scales during the initial weigh-in in Detroit.

Day One launch on Detroit River

Jul 19, 2012

Anglers eagerly assemble for the Day One launch of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #2 on Michigan's Detroit River.

Overheard at the Open

Jun 16, 2012

Quotes from the Day Three weigh-in on the James River.

James River registration

Jun 14, 2012

Anglers eagerly assemble for registration at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #1 on Virginia's James River.

Photos: Falling off at the James

Jun 13, 2012

Mark Hicks focuses on the silver lining on the heels of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1 on Virginia's James River.

Behind the scenes on Day Two at the Southern Open #2

Apr 6, 2012

Go behind the scenes on Day Two of the 2012 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2 on Lake Norman.

Why we do it: Passing on the passion

Feb 14, 2012

Making the leap from the amateur ranks to the Elite Series can be intimidating, that’s why tournament director Chris Bowes does everything in his power to help ease the transition.

Draughn inspires others with determination

Feb 7, 2012

Triumph over tragedy — that’s veteran Larry Draughn’s story. It’s one to be shared and celebrated when NBC Sports Network airs its “Ultimate Fishing Experience” featuring Draughn.

Time warp on the Harris Chain of Lakes

Jan 23, 2012

I headed my F150 south before daylight on Monday, the first official practice day for the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open on the Harris Chain.