When setting a Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing roster for a Bassmaster Classic in February, it’s tough to settle on a game plan until you know more about the weather and its effect on water temperature.
Gluszek will fish the Bassmaster Northern Opens, competing on Virginia’s James River, New York’s Oneida Lake, and Lake Erie, launching out of Sandusky, Ohio.
Factor in momentum, intangibles and angler history for your Fantasy Fishing team.
Although largemouth will outnumber smallmouth this week, don’t overload on shallow grass guys. Docks and deep weedlines will lead to Top 12 finishes, too, and you might need at least one roster pick to target smallmouth.
The numbers point to anglers who are flying way under the radar, with one exception: Mike Iaconelli.
Although pundits pretty much agree that BASSfest on Chickamauga will be won on offshore ledges, resist the urge to go all in on deep crankers.
Seeking shelter from the storm proved key to Josh Wray’s B.A.S.S. Nation Central Divisional win Friday on Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula.