I’ve been fishing for smallmouth bass for 30-plus years, yet I’m amazed how they can have different, little idiosyncrasies within the same region. Lake Michigan and the Green Bay Challenge served yet another example. I’ve fished Traverse Bay on the eastern side of the lake for years, yet the smallmouth don’t react the same. The weather in Green Bay also threw us a surprise.
Man, am I looking forward to the next couple of weeks. I'm looking forward to spending Fourth of July with family and friends, and after that, I'll be headed to ICAST.
Man, these Wisconsin fans are something else. On Day One of the Mississippi River Rumble in La Crosse, the people turned out in droves. Next week we visit Green Bay, a venue I was disappointed to learn has seriously restricted the waters we can fish for the Elite event.
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I know this may sound crazy since I’m fishing an Elite Series event this week on Toledo Bend, La., one of the nation’s greatest bass lakes, but I’m wishin’ I was fishin’ in Michigan.
Off we go again, headed to Toledo Bend for the next Elite Series event in a very busy month of tournaments.
The last Elite Series tournament on Douglas Lake opened a lot of anglers’ eyes to the effectiveness of cranking deep.
While taking a short break between Elite tournaments, my wife Sherry and I have been busy working on the Detroit Lions/Kevin VanDam Charity Bass Tournament coming up in June.
Except for a handful of guys who busted big bags on Day One, Douglas Lake has left me and a lot of others scratching our heads.