Well, I’m playing Mr. Mom this week since my wife, Jimmye Sue, is on a trip with her mother and sister. They’re going to be gone for about a week, so I have puppy duty, errands to do and taxi service to run for my daughters.
Hicks go from slop to shop to fish-fry stop.
Waters in North Carolina and Virginia are still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Irene.
Mark and Valerie Hicks experience overnight rain, shopping at Bass Pro Shops and walleye fish fry.
A stop at Bass Pro Shops allows Valerie to get some warmer clothes.
B.A.S.S. tournament officials and Nate Wellman have mutually agreed that Mr. Wellman will not fish any Bassmaster tournaments until March 2012.
I’m still in New York. The fish are moving quickly into their fall patterns, and I’m thinking Oneida will be an interesting tournament.
Doug Gilley won Super B.A.S.S. III in 1984, and he was a teacher, mentor and father figure to a legion of Florida anglers, many of whom fish the Bassmaster Elite Series today.
The blades on the X-Rap Prop are counter-rotating, which means that one turns to the left and one turns to the right. Rapala says that these counteracting movements stabilize the bait in the water.
Oneida Lake, site of this week's Open, is where Brandon Card won his first college event.