With a long day, it's a short story from Hicks on the eve of the Northern Open.
When his brain goes to tournament mode, it’s hard to switch back to non-tournament reality.
The Hicks start off looking to develop a smallmouth pattern before giving largemouth a look.
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.