Topics: Charlie Hartley

Two weeks of perfect weather

Oct 1, 2014

I don’t know about the rest of the country but from Michigan on down through the Midwest the weather has been perfect for the past couple of weeks.

Fall bass fishing is great bass fishing

Sep 25, 2014

It’s fall. That means it’s time for my annual tribute to what might be the best time of all to be on the water trying to trick a creature that has a brain the size of a pea.

An outsider's view of Bays de Noc

Sep 20, 2014

After its week in a time capsule, we unearth Charlie Hartley's column to marvel at the foreshadowing, irony, and what-might-have-beens ...

The marvels of modern engineering

Sep 10, 2014

Those of you who follow the standings saw that I didn’t weigh a fish last week at Lake St. Clair. Out of my mess — it was all of my own making — I have to say that modern technology, engineering and construction standards prevailed.

St. Clair: Big water, big stakes

Sep 3, 2014

This week is important. Held on famed Lake St. Clair, this will be the last of the 2014 Bass Pro Shops Northern Opens presented by Allstate.

We saw a Hack Attack in action last week

Aug 28, 2014

The Hack attack is a beautiful thing if you’re watching it from afar. It’s amazing in its intensity, precision and in its ability to destroy everything — anglers and fish alike — in its path.

The view from Cayuga Lake

Aug 20, 2014

The weather at Cayuga Lake this week has been about as nice as it can get for an angler.

The bottom line on Mike Iaconelli

Aug 13, 2014

Mike Iaconelli is one of the more interesting and controversial personalities in our sport. I’ve wanted to write about him for some time. Now is when it seems most appropriate.

The Delaware River: It’s something else

Aug 6, 2014

The Delaware River is something else when it comes to bass fishing.

Winning is about recovering

Jul 30, 2014

I had an interesting experience the other evening that I thought might be worth writing about. It centers on the concept of recovery and how that affect the outcomes of bass tournaments.