Valerie and I got a slow start this morning. I opened my eyes at sunup.
Mark Hicks and daughter Valerie will blog their experiences fishing the Northern Open on Oneida Lake.
I drove to Lake Erie 10 days before the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open there. Visions of glistening bronze bass danced in my head.
The first thing on my Lake Erie to-do list is: put three drift socks in the Phoenix 721.
Now that I’ve been on the James River, I can’t wait to go back--for revenge.
I get my first look at the James River on the Saturday before the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open there. I'm fishing it as a boater.
The top three places at Douglas were all claimed by "homies." For most of us who weren’t from the Douglas Lake hood, it was like we were fishing on another planet.
Whenever I draw a tournament partner that guarantees easy limits of bass, it’s the kiss of death.
I just got off the phone with Mike Cole. I was interviewing him for a future Bassmaster Magazine article on slow sinking jigs.
There shouldn't have been much spawning going on during the late March event. There was. The largemouths shouldn't have been on their beds before the spotted bass spawned. They were. Since spotted bass far outnumber largemouth bass at Norman, the tournament shouldn't have been a largemouth slugfest. It was.