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.
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.