Go behind the scenes at the second 2010 Bassmaster Northern Open.
Peer into the world of professional fishing on the day one weigh-in of the 2010 Bassmaster Northern Open # 2. This tournament was held on the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan.
Before me, 362 anglers, Pro's and Co's about to live their dream. Once again. And I'm jealous...
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Northern open on Lake Champlain in New York State. You will see images of the first day on the water.
ESPNOutdoors.com sent me to be in a fishing tournament. I had no idea they had fishing tournaments. I figured it was just a bunch of guys on a pier with a ham sandwich and a worm. I was wrong. Way wrong.
"This is incredible," Mansue said. "I've been fishing competitively for 10 years and it feels great to be able to say I'm a champion now."
To a man the anglers said they were clueless as they made final modifications to their tackle. Despite that, however, three anglers were able to rise to the top of the field.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Northern open on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. It is the third day behind the scenes.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Northern open on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. You will see the third day weigh in.
Mansue was working a slow-moving, bottom bait — but would not say what — along hard bottom near Havre de Grace, Md. Mansue says the winds helped to slow the current through his area, making his technique more effective.