Despite steady rain, the Day One launch of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 went off without a hitch.
Check out Mark and Valerie Hicks as they prepare for the first day of competition on Oneida Lake.
Mark and Valerie Hicks experience overnight rain, shopping at Bass Pro Shops and walleye fish fry.
Having to jack with the jack plate cuts into practice time for the Hicks.
Skeet Reese and his wife Kim, hosted the “Hidden Treasures” youth group from Lorenzo Manor Elementary School for a fun filled day of fishing.
Sun improves conditions as the Hicks start their Oneida quest trying to get on good pattern of smallmouth.
Photos of Mark and Valerie Hicks preparing to fish the Northern Open on Lake Oneida
Mark Hicks and daughter Valerie will blog their experiences fishing the Northern Open on Lake Oneida.
Photos from the Day Three action of the Federation Nation Eastern Divisional.
A cold front moved in last night dropping the temperatures into the 40's and prompting the competitors to dig out the coveralls, stocking caps and gloves for this morning’s take-off.