Elite anglers fishing the Northern Open on Oneida might take some lessons when the Elite visit the lake next summer.
Doug Gilley won Super B.A.S.S. III in 1984, and he was a teacher, mentor and father figure to a legion of Florida anglers, many of whom fish the Bassmaster Elite Series today.
Oneida was the sole reason Elite angler Bernie Schultz signed up to fish the Northern Opens.
The pros weigh in on the final day of the Northern Open on the James River.
Earlier this week Elite Series pro John Murray described himself as a truck driver who occasionally gets to fish. In order to claim the crown at the Northern Open, local pro Kelly Pratt had to beat a whole bunch of long-distance haulers.
Go on the water with your favorite Opens anglers during the 2011 Northern Open on the James River.
Check out the day two launch photos from the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1.
While the competitors fishing Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open may have the opportunity to catch quality fish today, it’s all but a steel trap lock that no 10-pounders will be weighed in.
Weigh-in photos from Day One of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open on the James River.
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.