Like any fishery, the James River has its set of challenges: lots of pressure and fishable water, but the most befuddling thing can be its tidal fluctuations.
For some competitors the Opens are a steppingstone to the Elite Series, but anyone who thinks this week’s event on the James River is a Triple-A level affair is sorely mistaken.
Images from the Day One launch of the 2011 Northern Open 1 on the James River.
If you love new products – and what bass fisherman doesn’t – you’re going to love what you see from ICAST.
Woo Daves, who won the 2000 Classic, hopes to turn the first Northern Open on his home water into his 18th Classic berth.
The 2011 Bassmaster College Classic will coincide with the final leg of the Bassmaster Elite Series’ Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.
Mike and Stephen Frenette are among the teams hoping to win the Mercury College B.A.S.S. National Championship, then fish against one another for a berth to the Bassmaster Classic.
Check out images from the registration meeting for the 2011 National Championship as the teams gear up for competition in Little Rock, Ark.
Like 90 other Elite Series pros, Howell is hoping to be selected by fans for a final-four spot in the Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.