The 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series offers something for everyone: rivers and lakes; largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass; opportunities for record catches; and plenty of challenges for the world’s greatest bass anglers.
Pete Gluszek qualifies for the 2013 Bassmaster Classic after winning the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open on New York’s Cayuga Lake.
Conditions on New York’s Cayuga Lake were different today — overcast and cooler than yesterday — but not different enough to shake the first round leader in the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open.
While they lack the star power of the Elite Series and the grass roots flavor of the Federation Nation, the Bassmaster Opens have a lot to offer anglers of all skill levels and interests.
Gluszek leads the Northern Open on Cayuga Lake with an opening limit of five bass weighing 19 pounds, 3 ounces.
Glen Lau looks like a mountain man — big and burly, intimidating. When he speaks, his voice is raspy and gruff. But beneath his rough exterior, Glen is actually a highly sensitive and creative artist whose work rivals that of the great masters.
If you're a fan of tournament fishing, there's been a lot to watch and a lot to like about the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2012. Now, with just one event remaining in the season, I thought I'd share a few of the things that I think are making this year a fascinating one.