Open anglers get started in the Northern Open #2.
Beautiful sunrise with Kyle Fox and the other anglers at take-off.
Rain's creeping up from the southwest. Calm before the storm and that should clearly make these fish—largemouth and smallmouth—turn on. That's happening now and there's a scramble to load the box before the weather changes along with the strategies. Here's a quick rundown of what we've seen thus far. Lots of frogging. No surprise. Most anglers are focusing on grassbeds tapering into points. Dropshotting. No surprise, either. We're seeing a lot of offshore fishing going on across the shoals and reefs.
Opens angler Christian Thomas waits to launch on Day One on Oneida Lake.
Randy Yarnall is waiting to blast off on Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open.
It's Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2.