Mike Iaconelli

I'm a happy man

Feb 24, 2013

Today went about as well as I could have expected. I knew this morning that the only way I had a chance with this thing was to bag 25 or 30 pounds.

A frustrating day

Feb 23, 2013

This is a Bassmaster Classic. It’s the biggest bass fishing event anywhere.

Friday's in the books

Feb 22, 2013

If you could imagine how a first day of a Bassmaster Classic would go, this would be it. I couldn’t be happier. There was a good bite in the morning and then another good bite in the afternoon.

Last-minute prep

Feb 21, 2013

It’s Thursday, the last day for prep before the Classic starts. It’s been a fairly busy day but nothing got out of control.

2013 Classic: It was a good day, really good

Feb 20, 2013

The final day to-do list includes two things; I accomplished the first, and made a small start toward the second.

2013 Classic: Through Becky’s eyes

Feb 20, 2013

It’s Tuesday night. Mike’s getting ready for the last day of practice tomorrow and then needs to go to bed early so they asked me to give you a look at the Classic through my eyes. I don’t know if I’m a typical wife or not but here goes…

2013 Classic: So far, so good

Feb 18, 2013

The trip out here was uneventful. We arrived on Wednesday evening, set the camper up and settled down. I spent Thursday getting ready for practice and then it was off to the races.

It's getting even more serious

Feb 11, 2013

It’s time to put the last minute finishing touches on everything before heading towards Oklahoma today.

It's getting serious

Feb 4, 2013

Things are starting to get serious around the Iaconelli household. There’s only three days left for me to get everything together for the Classic.

Why fishing? Part 2

Jan 28, 2013

I fish because it’s a wonderful puzzle, something that can never be solved.