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Dirk Daniel shows off a nice catch

5:17 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

The practice adventures of Joe Hamilton

5:16 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

We asked our Opens anglers for pictures of their practice, and Joe Hamilton obliged. Watch him catch the wrong species, a couple of good keepers, and finally find himself fishing near Mike Iaconelli. 

Richard Dunham with a Douglas bass

5:11 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

Mandel Pettus' practice

5:09 pm EDT, May 27, 2014
Mandel Pettus out of Sound Beach, New York shows off his practice bass.  

John Dubois practice images

5:06 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

Carl Jocumsen: They have to be giants!

5:04 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

Just caught a big Smallmouth here on Douglas Lake. It went right on 20 inches so it was only just big enough to take to weigh in! They have to be giants!  

William Beal is practicing on Douglas

4:59 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

William shows off what he's catching them with on Douglas Lake practicing for the Northern Open #1. 

Art Ferguson with a reality-distorting bass

4:57 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

Art Ferguson got "Art-istic" with this photo of his practice bass. 

Enosey Thao with a 5.33 lb practice bass

4:52 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

We're sure he'd like to find this one again on Thursday! 


4:49 pm EDT, May 27, 2014

Whether it's morning, afternoon or evening, one thing is for sure- I've been doing ALOT of graphing!