Nate Wellman of Newaygo, Mich., surprises everyone -- himself included -- when he toted 18 pounds, 6 ounces, to the scales.
Go behind the scenes at the 2010 annual Bassmaster Northern Division Open Tournament.
Peer into a the life of a Bassmaster angler on the day one weigh- in for the 2010 Northern Division Open #3.
Enjoy the picturesque Chesapeake Bay with this photo album from the 2010 Northern Division Open.
The day one launch of the 2010 Northern Open number 3. The tournament was held September 16 -18 on the Chesapeake Bay.
"Call me Ishmael." Those words opened Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. In one sentence, Melville began to paint an image of a man completely involved in the search for the white whale that haunted his dreams. Melville's narrator is a man not quite in step with the rest of society. He's a sea captain and would rather be on the water than the streets. His quest to find and harpoon the Great White Whale is his only motivator. Ishmael is a man obsessed.
Last week I mentioned the fact that I have trouble believing in my own decision-making power to truly believe. Nowhere is that more evident than in my fixation on weighing in five bass every day, and nowhere does it hurt me more.
This BASS reporter's rundown of all the activity in this fall's tournaments.
In the 2008 Elite Series tournament, day two is the basis for my "One That Got Away" story.