Edwin Evers was pleasantly surprised by how many big-name golfers love fishing.
The anglers did more flip-flopping than the bass they were catching from the Alabama River on Day 2 of the competition
Tearful stories about big fish being lost are common at any bass tournament. But these woeful tails were legion on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate.
At age 15, Joey Nania’s father let him fish alone from the family boat, a 17-foot, aluminum V-hull Hewescraft.
Anglers fishing all three 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Opens presented by Allstate are being challenged with devilishly diverse fisheries.
Western teams will compete on Folsom Reservoir, April 30 to May 2. They will vie for the Top 10 spots, which will qualify them for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship slated for this summer.
Not rain, nor wind, nor cold could slow Appalachian State’s Kelly Johnson and Jeremy Gilley, who added the heaviest bag of Day 2 weighing 15 pounds 12 ounces to their Day 1 weight of 13 pounds 3 ounces to take the Eastern Regional lead by 6-ounces on Lake Norman.
Lake Norman showed out for the 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops and UNC Charlotte shined brightest on Day 1 with 16 pounds 12 ounces.
Anglers fishing the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops head to Lake Norman for the Eastern Regional.
If you haven’t signed up for Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing presented by Toyota, you’re missing out.